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IADC WELLSHARP Well Control for Drilling Operations - Introductory

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  • Duration

    960 Minutes

  • Language

    Multiple Languages

  • Course code


  • Price

    USD 395.00

    & Excl. 18.00 % Tax

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IADC WELLSHARP Well Control for Drilling Operations - Introductory


LO1: Explain well control concepts
LO2: Perform basic well control calculations
LO3: Understand mud & pit management
LO4: Define risk management
LO5: Describe the causes, warning signs and indicators of kicks
LO6: Describe shut-in processes and procedures
LO7: Identify the main well control methods
LO8: Understand the roles of crew members during well kill operations
LO9: Complete kill sheets
LO10: Identify drilling equipment and its functions

Target Group

Oil & Gas Industry (Onshore & Offshore)


No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
This course is a prerequisite to the IADC WellSharp online Knowledge Test which will be booked by your regional IADC Administrator on completion of the course.


A mock exam is included in this course.
On completion of this e-learning course, you will receive login details to sign in and sit the final IADC WellSharp test online.

Course Contents

The course is available in the following languages: English; Indonesian
This IADC accredited course gives candidates a practical understanding of the features of drilling a well and the fundamental principles involved in maintaining well control. The training reinforces the critical body of knowledge and set of job skills required by rig personnel during drilling operations.

On completion of the e-learning and online quiz , delegates will be contacted by an IADC Administrator within 1 working day to schedule the IADC accredited final Knowledge Test delivered through the WellSharp Testing Database. Delegates will be offered next available online testing times/dates in their region, but if you have a preferred time/date outside of the scheduled test sessions, please make this known to your dedicated IADC Administrator.

Successful completion of both the course and a score of 75% or above in the final IADC Knowledge Test leads to accreditation by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). Due to IADC requirements, delegates are not automatically registered for the IADC Knowledge Test. Contact will be made on completion of the e-learning course to book delegates onto the IADC Knowledge Test. This course equips rig crew personnel with the knowledge that enables them to play an active role in preventing, recognising and responding to well control incidents during drilling operations. The IADC WellSharp Introductory Level certificate is issued on successful completion of the IADC Knowledge Test and is valid for 5 years.

Contact information


Baku-Alyat Highway 46km, Azertrans Oil Terminal, Baku, AZ1082, Azerbaijan

+99412 3108796 \ +99412 3102257

Opens in 10 hours and 16 minutes

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