Course Info

  • IWCF Drilling
  • $1,150.00 USD

  • 3 Days

  • 5 Years

  • Instructor Led - Virtual
    Instructor Led - Face to Face

Course Description:

This course is designed to meet industry guidelines through the IWCF™ Level 2 curriculum and learning objectives. It presents a body of knowledge and a set of job skills that can be used to provide surface stack well control knowledge and skills for drilling operations.

The course focuses on the floorhands, shakerhands and other rig-based personnel who are primarily tasked with kick detection, it introduces and addresses basic principles and theories of well control.

Some of the topics covered in this course are: well control concepts, calculations, mud & pit management, risk management, causes of kicks, abnormal pressure warning signs, kick detection, shut-in procedures and verification (surface and subsea), post shut-in monitoring & activities, well control drills, well control methods, kill sheet and pre-recorded data, and equipment

Notes to Candidates –

All candidates must register for an account on the IWCF FORUM at Once registered and approved by the IWCF, a candidate registration (CR #) number will be issued. The CR # must be provided by the candidate when registering for a well control class, registration must be done ten (10) days prior to start of class.


Candidates must pass each of the test papers with a minimum score of 70%. Level 2 certificates are valid for 5 years.


Target Audience:

  • Coiled Tubing Team Field Personnel
  • Snubbing Team Field Personnel
  • Wireline Team Field Personnel
  • Workover Team Field Personnel
  • Oil and Gas Company Representatives Team Field Personnel