IWCF Drilling Well Control Level 2
Duration: 4 days
About this course
The IWCF DWC level 2 introductory course provides a basic understanding of the fundamental principles involved in maintaining well control. The course is delivered through interactive lecturing supported by videos, animations, group discussions and exercises. The last day concludes with an IWCF written assessment.
IWCF training levels 2 to 4 are designed to be sequential and first-time candidates are encouraged to complete Level 2 before progressing to Level 3 or Level 4.
Designed for those who may directly contribute to the creation, detection or control of a well influx, for example (but not limited to):
- Well-site operations engineer
- Well-site and office based operations geologist
- Drilling contractor maintenance personnel
- BOP equipment personnel
- Mud engineer
- Directional driller
- Mud logger
- Casing crew supervisor
- Cementing operator
First-time candidates are encouraged to complete level 2 before progressing to Level 3 or 4.
Candidates can select either combined surface and subsea BOP or surface BOP certification. They will take two written exams (principles & procedures and equipment) and must achieve a minimum score of 70% in each. Level 2 certificates are valid for 5 years.