Online Well Control School (IADC & IWCF)
Our IADC and IWCF accredited online well control school is intended for any drilling personnel interested in understanding the basics of well control for drilling, completions, workover, wireline, coiled tubing, and snubbing applications. Our online well control training courses are not only convenient and inexpensive but truly better and more effective learning.
Available Well Control Courses
*All course content can be taken on a PC, Mac, Android or IOS; however, for this course, the simulation portions require access to an IOS device, either an iPhone or an iPad. You may purchase a refurbished iPad at the time of course enrollment for an additional $100 from us.
All other Combination Courses available on request. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Once you are enrolled in a course, fees are nonrefundable.
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Downhole Animations and Interactive Learning
40+ downhole and equipment animations to teach every important Well Control concept! Visualize complex effects, “play” with drilling equipment, and learn through well control calculations and interactive lessons.
Anywhere, anytime, at your own pace!
Working another job? Spending all your free time on the rig? Too lazy to leave home or travel to a classroom? Take our course anytime, anywhere online on your computer, iPad, iPhone, or Android! Take the entire course in one setting or do it 10 minutes at a time. It’s all up to you.
Receive a certificate of accreditation
Receive a certificate of competency in Well Control from the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), the International Well Control Forum (IWCF), or Falck Safety Services.
Are these the right Well Control courses for me?
These IADC and IWCF courses are built for all levels of oil industry experience.
For non-technical individuals or people entering the drilling or well servicing world for the first time, the courses have prerequisite material sections that provide a basic introduction to oil and gas, an animated overview of fundamental Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment, and an explanation of fundamental math and science concepts, such as Density and Pressure.
For more experienced students, the powerful downhole animations and interactive explanations of concepts such as Formation Pressure and Gas Migration can provide a powerful refresher of important material and fundamental concepts. You can’t understand what is happening deep downhole unless you can visualize it!
How are the Well Control courses set up?
When building these courses, our goal was to make Well Control training as fun, interesting, and exciting as possible! With that goal in mind, we have put a tremendous amount of multimedia material into our courses. As a student, you will never just be reading or listening to text- this is definitely not a textbook!
Every single part of our courses is full of powerful graphics, informative animations, and real-life images from drilling rigs across the globe. After each lesson- and within many lessons- you will be asked to answer Well Control questions or do Well Control calculations focused on what you just learned. These Well Control exercises make learning a lot more interactive and fun.
What is the Falck Accreditation Standard?
If you complete any of our online, Fundamental and Supervisory level Well Servicing courses (Wireline, Coiled Tubing, Snubbing, or Workover/Completions), you will receive a Falck Safety Services certificate of accreditation. This certification meets all standards under the previously approved IADC Wellcap well control program. IADC no longer supports online delivery of the Fundamental and Supervisory courses.
Why should I take a LearnToDrill course?
We consider our courses to be the best introductions to drilling and well control course out there today! Powerful animations, well taught lessons, interactive and exciting learning… and you can get an IADC or IWCF certificate while lying on your couch. What are you waiting for?
Comparison chart between courses
|Chapters||IADC Drilling||IWCF Drilling||Intro Servicing||Fundamental Wireline||Supervisory Wireline||Fundamental Coil Tubing||Supervisory Coil Tubing||Fundamental Workover||Supervisory Workover||Fundamental Snubbing||Supervisory Snubbing|
|Introduction to Drilling|
|Introduction to Offshore Drilling|
|Basic Drilling Equipment|
|Intro to Completions|
|Intro to Production|
|Intro to Wireline Operations|
|Intro to Servicing|
|Mud Circulating System|
|Mud Circulation System- Subsea|
|Pipes & manifolds|
|Workover & Completions|
|Introduction to Well Control|
|Balancing Well Pressures|
|Introducing the BOP|
|Annular & Ram Preventers|
|Auxiliary BOP Equipment|
|BOP Control Systems|
|Subsea Control System|
|Abnormally Pressured Formation|
|Annular Gas Flow|
|Causes of Kicks (Subsea)|
|Kick Warning Signs|
|Subsea Kick Detection|
|Wireline & Casing|
|Shallow Gas Hazards|
|Shut-in Procedure & Verification|
|Top Hole Drilling|
|Constant BHP Methods|
|Introducing the Kill Sheet|
|Subsea Kill Methods|
|Well Control Risks|
|Kicks During Servicing|