Site Skills Training, in collaboration with our training partners Insituto Technico Del Petroleo (ITP) and Destech Training and Consultancy Services, provides an accredited and globally recognised Well Control Training Program aimed at personnel working on onshore and offshore rigs. The courses are accredited by the International Association of Drilling Contractors through our training partners.

The course provides the knowledge and competency which drilling personnel require to handle well control situations.

Who Will Benefit This course is suitable for personnel working on onshore or offshore drilling rigs such as assistant drillers, drillers, rig managers, Operating Company Representative (OCR’s), drilling engineers, and petroleum engineers.

To register for IADC Well Sharp (Driller Level), you must have successfully completed IADC Well Sharp (Introductory Level). Previous IADC-WellSharp certificate accepted as proof.


5 days

Learning Outcomes
  • Causes of kicks
  • Kick prevention
  • Pressure concepts and calculations
  • Procedures for flow checks, shut-in and other activities
  • Gas characteristics and behaviour
  • Fluid types and properties
  • Constant bottomhole pressure methods
  • Instrumentation and equipment
  • Subsea well control and equipment
  • Operations instruction in special situations such as H2S or shallow gas
Training Method Training is a combination of theory familiarisation and practical applications.
Course Delivery We offer the IADC Well Sharp (Driller Level) course at our Clark campus in the Philippines. We also deliver training services on site upon arrangement or provided that there are suitable infrastructure and equipment for training.
Completion Award

Upon successful completion of this course, a Statement of Completion will be issued.

Number of Students Maximum of 6