IADC Wellsharp Drilling, Driller Level


5 days

  • Bangpu, Thailand
  • Jakarta, Bandung and Balikpapan, Indonesia
  • Miri Malaysia
  • Vung Tau, Vietnam
  • In-House.
Designed For:

This course has been designed for Drillers and Assistant Drillers and others with a requirement to hold an IADC Wellsharp Certificate, Driller Level.


This course meets the requirements from IADC and the training is role-specific.

The 4-day course is only offered with Surface BOP Stack. An optional 1-day Subsea module or Workover module will give the delegate a combined Certificate.

  • Drilling, Workover, & Completion Plan – Awareness
  • Well Control Concepts
  • Mud & Pit Management
  • Pre-Recorded Data
  • Causes of Kicks
  • Barriers
  • Shallow Gas, Water Flows, & Tophole Drilling
  • Abnormal Pressure Warning Signs
  • Well Control Drills
  • Kick Detection
  • Shut-In Procedures & Verification
  • Post Shut-In Monitoring & Activities
  • Well Control Methods
  • Casing & Cementing Considerations
  • Risk Management
  • Equipment
  • Extract of Subsea Elements

For more information, visit the IADC website www.iadc.org.

Course Delivery:

The course is delivered using presentations supported by animations and videos, workbook with exercises, and practical work on a drilling simulator.

IADC Wellsharp Test

Under the IADC WellSharp programme the examination is invigilated by an independent third party. The examination will be an on-line examination administered directly by IADC at an IADC-accredited training centre.

It is one knowledge tests (on-line examination) and one practical simulator test.

Successful completion of the course and examination will result in IADC Wellsharp Driller certification which is valid for two years.

Link: Course Syllabus