IADC WellSharp Supervisor Level Well Control

Location Erbil

Fee 1500


Sunday, 24 January 2021


Thursday, 28 January 2021

The IADC WellSharp Supervisor Level Well Control course is essential training for those working in wellsite supervisory roles and for office-based personnel that are primarily involved in the operational decision-making process and/or well design. The course aims to build on the Driller Level course content (including kick detection and shut-in) and focus on more complex aspects of well control and well kill methodology.

Designed For

The IADC WellSharp “Well Control for Drilling Operations – for Supervisors” course has been designed for toolpushers, drilling engineers, drilling supervisors, superintendents, drilling foremen, company men and others with a requirement to hold an accredited well control certificate at Supervisory level. The training is role-specific and is focused on well kill procedures.


Course Content

This course covers a blend of both theoretical and practical training in Well Control to ensure you walk away knowing industry best practice when it comes to blow out prevention (BOP)

IADC Well Control covers: 

  • Introduction to Well Control 

  • Risk management 

  • Kill warning signs and indicators 

  • Fracture pressure and maximum surface pressure 

  • Well control methods 

  • Well control management 

  • Blowout preventers 

  • Choke manifold and chokes 

  • Barriers 

  • BOP control systems 

  • Barrier concept 

  • Causes of kicks 

  • Circulating systems 

  • Shut in procedures 

  • Well control during casing and cementing operations 

  • Contingency planning 

  • Associated well control equipment 

  • Auxiliary equipment 

  • Testing 

  • Simulator training, exercises and assessment


Course Delivery

The course is delivered over 5 days through the presentation of a series of interactive lectures supported by videos and animations, supplemented by a classroom workbook and further self-study exercises and practical work on a drilling simulator. 

Under the WellSharp programme and unlike IWCF training, IADC Supervisor Level candidates are taught completely separately from IADC Driller Level candidates and will not be in a mixed class. The course ends with an assessment on the final day which will be administered by IADC and invigilated by an independent proctor.



instructors have been handpicked from a global stage and have successfully implemented other drilling programs. Both instructors have 25 years of experience as a Well Engineer for a major O&G Company. Throughout their career, they were employed as a Drilling Supervisor and as a Well Engineering Learning Facilitator.


Time and Location:

  1. Location: Erbil, MSELECT Academy.

  2. Duration: 5 days

  3. Time: 09:00 – 17:00 pm


The examination will be held on the last day of the training day. The minimum passing rate is 70%


Must be made 10 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.

How do I register?

You can register by emailing training@mselect.iq with the following details:

  • Full Name:

  • City/Town:

  • Email Address:

  • Phone number:

  • Name of the course:

For more information, please call 066 261 4455