Supervisor Course

september, 2019

30sep4:43 pm4:43 pmSupervisor Course


Event Details

The purpose of the Supervisor course core curriculum is to define the body of knowledge and set of job skills for personnel supervising well control during drilling operations.

Some of the topics included in this course are: Pressure Basics, Kick Theory, Causes of Kicks, Complications, Shut-in Procedures, Fluids, Kick Warning Signs, Kill Sheets, BOP Equipment, Constant Bottomhole Pressure Methods, Regulations, Stripping.

This curriculum incorporates both surface and subsea topics.

Recommended Attendees: IADC recommends that persons in certain positions or job roles attend this Awareness level course.


Office-based Intervention or Workover Supervisor (not involved with well design) Well Control Engineers Service Company Well Control Engineers

Company Type Positions
Contractor Office-based rig, drilling, or intervention manager
Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) for mobile offshore drilling and intervention units
Rig Superintendent Offshore (most senior offshore leader for rig owner, may be OIM)
Toolpusher (including Intervention and Workover Toolpusher)
Drilling contractor Wellsite Engineer
Contractor/Operator/Service Company Managed Pressure Drilling/Underbalanced Drilling (MPD/UBD) Wellsite Supervisor
Operator Assistant Wellsite Supervisor / Wellsite Drilling Engineer
Drilling/Intervention Wellsite Supervisor, Superintendent, or Company Representative (day & night)
Office-based Drilling Supervisor / Superintendent (not involved with well design approval)
Office-based Wellsite Completions Engineer /Senior Completions Engineer
Office-based Drilling Engineer /Senior Drilling Engineer
Office-based Drilling Manager (first line management)
Office-based Drilling Supervisor / Superintendent (involved with well design approval)
Office-based Intervention or Workover Manager
Office-based Intervention/Workover Engineer /Senior Engineer
Well Control Specialists

Course Length: Twenty-four (24) classroom hours are required for teaching the core curriculum for either single stack type. An additional five (5) classroom hours must be added to the course length whenever subsea stack- specific topics are added. Excludes the knowledge assessment time.


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(Monday) 4:43 pm - 4:43 pm


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