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IADC Wellsharp Approved Well Control 
EWTC SecureWell Containment Well Control Training


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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.

Energy Workforce & Technology Council (EWTC)

Williston ND-SecureWell Cased Hole Well Control and Assessor Qualification

SecureWell Well Control Classroom Training provides instruction in well control & blowout prevention techniques that are unique to completion, workover, production and P & A in a cased hole. Field Assessment/ Skills Verification - Students have 90days after passing the classroom course to successfully complete the skills assessment with a qualified Field Assessor on their rig location.


Price: $1500 pp


February 12-13, 2024
February 23-24, 2024
March 15-16, 2024
April 6-7, 2024
April 29-30, 2024
June 11-12, 2024
July 10-11, 2024
August 2-3, 2024


International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) 

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

Not currently scheduled but can offer if requested.

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

Not currently scheduled but can offer if requested.
 

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

February 7-10, 2024
February 19-22, 2024
March 6-9, 2024
March 28-31, 2024
April 20-23, 2024
May 12-15, 2024
June 2-5, 2024
June 23-26, 2024
July 12-15, 2024
August 4-7, 2024
August 22-25, 2024
September 10-13, 2024
October 1-4, 2024
October 22-25, 2024
November 17-20, 2024

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


January 8-12, 2024
February 14-18, 2024
March 10-14, 2024
 

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 classes 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.