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IWCF Level 4 Drilling Well Control (Surface & Subsea)

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  • Duration

    5 days

  • Language

    Norwegian, English

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  • Price

    NOK 16,500.00

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IWCF Level 4 Drilling Well Control (Surface & Subsea)


The IWCF Level 4 Drilling Well Control course is essential training for those working in wellsite supervisory roles and for office-based personnel that are primarily involved in the operational decision-making process and/or well design. The course aims to build on Level 3 course content (including kick detection and shut-in) and focus on more complex aspects of well control and well kill methodology.,

Target Group

The Level 4 (Supervisor) course is designed for anyone working in a supervisory role and
involved in the well design and operational decision-making process of drilling, such as a
Drilling Supervisor, Superintendent or Company Man, Tool Pusher, OIM, or Rig Manager. To
view the full list of recommended job titles, please refer to the IWCF website:

Please note: IWCF training levels 2 to 4 are designed to be sequential and first-time
candidates are expected to complete Level 2 before progressing to Level 3 or Level 4.
However, the training levels are also designed to be role-specific and dependent on the
candidate’s work experience. For guidance and advice on which level of training you are
eligible for, please get in touch.


The candidate must be pre-registered with IWCF and able to provide his/her 6-digit IWCF Candidate Registration (CR) Number.

Prior certification is not required but previous experience in a supervisor role during drilling operations is assumed. Please contact us to discuss candidate suitability if you have any doubts or queries.


2 written papers: Equipment and Principles & Procedures
1 practical assessment
Successful completion of the course and a pass mark of 70% or above in all IWCF practical
and written assessments will result in IWCF Level 4 certification which is valid for two years.

Course Contents

The 5-day course is delivered through presentation of a series of interactive lectures supported by videos and animations, group discussion, and drilling simulation exercises, supplemented by a classroom workbook and further self-study exercises. Level 4 training may be partly combined with Level 3 training for common modules and during simulator-based training with each candidate assuming their respective role as per normal drilling operations.

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Gravdalsveien 255, Laksevåg, 5165, Norway

+47 56 99 92 59

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Tømmerodden 10, Hundvåg, 4077, Norway

+47 56 99 92 59

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