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IADC Wellsharp Approved Well Control





In partnership with Vorenkamp Well Control Training (VWCT), TrainND Northwest offers numerous IADC Wellsharp approved well control trainings.

VWCT is an industry leader in the well control business with over 200 years combined experience providing well intervention training to oil and gas workers.

The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) will remain the accrediting agency that provides certification to students who complete any well control classes.  

TrainND Northwest offers a realistic training experience using a full-size drilling, production & workover simulator with advanced 3-dimensional graphics.

The following classes are now available.

IADC WellSharp Drilling Level 3 Driller Surface Stack*

Addresses practical well control skills, with a focus on detecting a kick and shutting in the well, for assistant drillers and drillers. Designed to meet industry guidelines, this course addresses well control principles and theories of well control and presents a variety of well control methods. (2-year certification)

Price: $1050 pp

July 20-23, 2022
September 8-11, 2022
December 14-17, 2022
 

IADC WellSharp Approved Drilling Level 4 Supervisor*

Designed to meet industry guidelines, this course addresses more advanced principles and theories of well control and presents a variety of well control methods. Designed for toolpushers, superintendents, drilling foremen, and company men and focused on well kill procedures. (2-year certification)

Price: $1050 pp

June 9-12, 2022
August 11-14, 2022
October 16-19, 2022
November 9-12, 2022
 

IADC WellSharp Approved Coiled Tubing*

This course curriculum is designed for service company equipment operators primarily responsible in coiled tubing operational processes of well control. The curriculum identifies a body of knowledge and a set of job skills that can be used to provide well control training for coiled tubing operations personnel. Here are some applicable coiled tubing company positions or job responsibilities: Supervisor, Engineer, Coiled Tubing Operator. (2-year certification)

Price: $1350 pp

Not currently scheduled but can offer if requested

IADC WellSharp Approved Workover*

Designed for service company equipment operators who are primarily responsible for the workover operational processes of well control. (2-year certification)

Price: $1350 pp

May 25-28, 2022
June 5-8, 2022
June 21-24, 2022 
July 7-10, 2022
July 16-19, 2022 
July 29th - August 1, 2022
August 7-10, 2022
August 22-25, 2022
August 31-September 3rd, 2022
September 12-15, 2022
September 21-24, 2022
October 3-6, 2022
October 12-15, 2022
Octoboer 27-30, 2022
November 5-8, 2022
November 13-16, 2022
November 29-December 2, 2022
December 9-12, 2022

IADC WellSharp Approved Oil and Gas Operator Representative “OGOR”*

This IADC WellSharp™ course curriculum is designed for Oil and Gas Operator Representatives who are primarily responsible for the oversight of coiled tubing, snubbing, wireline, and workover operational processes of well control. This curriculum identifies a body of knowledge and a set of job skills that can be used to provide well control training for Oil and Gas Operator Representative. IADC recommends that well site supervisory and office-based personnel who are primarily involved in the operational decision-making process for well control and/or involved in design of well barriers attend this course.

Price: $1450 pp


May 31 - June 4, 2022
June 25 - 29, 2022

July 11-15, 2022
August 2-6, 2022
Augsut 26-30, 2022
October 7-11, 2022
Octoboer 31-November 4, 2022
December 3-7, 2022

IADC WellSharp Drilling/Completion/Workover (5-Day) Level 4 Supervisor*

Designed to meet industry guidelines, this course addresses more advanced principles and theories of well control and presents a variety of well control methods. It identifies a body of knowledge and a set of job skills necessary to meet IADC WellSharp™ learning objectives. For well site supervisory and office-based personnel who are primarily involved in the decision-making process for well control and/or involved in the design of well barriers. It identifies a body of knowledge and a set of job skills that can be used to provide surface stack well control knowledge and skills development for drilling and workover operations.

Price: $1450 pp


Not currently scheduled but can offer if requested.

To Register

Registration for these clases will not be done through Lumens but rather though VWCT.

Students have the following three options for registration.

  1. Online: vwellcontroltraining.com

  2. Email: contactvwct@gmail.com

    1. Include in the email the course you intend to take and the date, your full name, company (or self/consultant), and how you intend to pay. If a company wishes to be invoiced, please include the company contact person for billing.

  1. Phone: VWCT toll free number 504-442-6957. This is a 24-hour service.

All enrollees will receive a confirmation email with their enrollment.

*This training is facilitated by Vorenkamp Well Control Training in partnership with TrainND Northwest, registrations and payments will be collected by Vorenkamp Well Control.