IWCF Well Control Surface / surface stack / surface combined subsea stack Level 2,3&4

Programme Objective

This programme is designed for people in critical well control positions on drilling installations as well as onshore roles.  The candidates will complete an IWCF accredited training course, taught according to IWCF syllabus, in order to prepare them for assessment.

Different levels of training require different examinations and are valid for varying lengths:

  • Level 2 training – Consists of two written assessments. If passed, the certificate is valid for 5 years.

 

  • Level 3 and 4 training – Consists of two written assessments and a practical assessment using simulator equipment. If passed, the certificate is valid for 2 years.

Programme Structure

  • Level 2 – Drilling and Wells Personnel Basic Training (equivalent to old Introductory level)
  • Level 3 – Available for any role expected to shut in a well (equivalent to old Driller level)
  • Level 4 – Well Site Supervisor Training (equivalent to old Supervisor level)

Candidates can opt to undertake either Surface BOP operations or Combined Surface and Subsea operations.

NOTE: Recently IWCF has updated the  syllabus .

 

Examination Timings:

Timings for each exam is as follows:

  • Level 2:
    • Surface Equipment: 1 hr
    • Surface Principles and Procedures: 1.5 hrs
    • Combined Surface and Subsea Equipment: 1 hr
    • Combined Surface and Subsea Principles and Procedures: 1.5 hrs
  • Level 3:
    • Surface Equipment: 1 hr
    • Surface Principles and Procedures: 1.5 hrs
    • Combined Surface and Subsea Equipment: 1 hr
    • Combined Surface and Subsea Principles and Procedures: 2 hrs
  • Level 4:
    • Surface Equipment: 1 hr
    • Surface Principles and Procedures: 2.5 hrs
    • Combined Surface and Subsea Equipment: 1 hr
    • Combined Surface and Subsea Principles and Procedures: 2.5 hrs

 

Examination Passing  Marks Requirements:

To pass the assessment and obtain a certificate, candidates must achieve a minimum mark of 70% in each section of the examination.


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