Well Control Training

Well Control Training FAQ

We are always happy to answer any questions you might have. Please call the Training Department directly at +1 281.784.4770 with any additional questions.

Training General FAQ

The cost of the public courses is as follows:

  • In-Person Drilling Driller Surface Only $1,500.00/student
  • In-Person Drilling Supervisor Surface Only $1,500.00/student
  • In-Person Drilling Supervisor Surface/Subsea $1,600.00/student
  • In-Person Drilling Supervisor with Workover $1,600.00/student
  • In-Person Oil & Gas Operator Repres. (OGOR) $1,700.00/student

As there are additional costs for the IADC-approved virtual classroom setting, the cost of the WellSharp Live courses is as follows:

  • Virtual Drilling Supervisor Surface Only $1,800.00/student
  • Virtual Drilling Supervisor Surface/Subsea $1,900.00/student
  • Virtual Drilling Supervisor with Workover $1,900.00/student
  • Virtual Oil & Gas Operator Repres. (OGOR) $1,700.00/student

Wild Well accepts all major credit cards, and payment is due at the time of enrollment.

Any cancellation made less than 7 calendar days before the course start date will result in a cancellation fee. The amount of fee will be 10% of the reserved service.

  • What do I need to attend class?

You need the following to attend a Virtual Class:

  • Computer with either Windows 8/10 or Mac Operating System 10.13/10.15
  • Internet Connection
  • The latest version of the Chrome browser recommended
  • Camera
  • Microphone
  • Photo ID

You need the following to attend the In-Person Class:

  • Photo ID

  • What are the class times each day?
    Generally, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Drilling Supervisor course begins Monday at 8:00 am. Class runs Monday – Wednesday, with testing beginning at 11:00 am Thursday for in-person and 10:00 am for virtual.

The OGOR Course beings Monday at 8:00 am. Class runs Monday – Thursday, with testing beginning at 11:00 am Friday.

  • Is lunch provided?

No lunch is not provided. However, an adequate lunch break is provided to students.

  • Does WWC offer IWCF?

No, Wild Well currently offers IADC Courses.

  • Is the online certification the same certification as the in-person one?
    Yes, these fully accredited IADC WellSharp courses come with the standard two-year certification, the same as the in-person courses.
  • What is the expiry for IADC’s certifications?

IADC’s Drilling Driller, Drilling Supervisor & Oil & Gas Operator Repres. (OGOR) certificates come with the standard two-year certification.

  • What prerequisites are required for the class?

None. However, IADC recommends that first-time students complete the Introductory to Drilling and/or Driller level course(s).

  • Can I just take the exam to get re-certified?

No, IADC requires each student to retake the full course to get re-certified.