Slickline and Fishing

Duration: 5 days

About this course

The aim of this training is to provide delegates with the theoretical skills essential in applying advanced slickline operations and slickline fishing practices. Completing this program will improve the delegate’s knowledge and level of competence when encountering the unexpected during slickline operations.

Delegates will enhance their knowledge of slickline procedures when encountering unusual situations, broaden awareness of slickline fishing equipment, methods and practices and master the key principles involved in slickline fishing. They will explore together fishing pre-planning and risk assessment, learn about proven fishing techniques and understand the importance of slickline pressure control equipment configuration. Delegates will also understand how to avoid slickline fishing operations through the use of correct equipment and proper completion design.


This course has been designed for:

  • Well intervention operators
  • Well services supervisors
  • Production engineers and supervisors
  • Integrated service crews and supervisors
  • Slickline crews and supervisors


Delegates will receive a certificate from Well Academy on completion of the course.


The course can be customized to suit company’s specific needs, and can be delivered at the client location. Enhancing the course with practical sessions in the company’s workshop using company’s tools and equipment is possible and encouraged.