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IWCF Drilling Well Control – Level 2

BOP Stack: Surface Only or Surface/Subsea (Combined Programme)




4 Days (Includes half day for IWCF examination)


First week of every month (subject to change)


Please contact Caledonia Training for details
Cost includes all IWCF fees, registration, certification, manual and instructor charges.


To provide a sound basic knowledge and understanding of safe Drilling Well Control practises for both surface and subsea operations. To enable candidates to fully comprehend the topics, substance & calculations required for progression through Levels 3 & 4 of the IWCF certification programmes.

 Intended For:  

1st time candidates’ mandatory ENTRY level for progression through Levels 3 & 4 of the IWCF Drilling Well Control certification programmes.  

Course Content:  

Well control management

Origins of pressure

DWC calculations

Primary well control

Dynamic wellbore pressures

Causes of kicks

Kick warning signs

Shut-in procedures

Well control methods

Surface blowout well control equipment

Subsea blowout well control equipment

Subsea control systems (indirect hydraulic)

Pressure concepts

Basic well control characteristics

Gas characteristics


Well control kill procedures


Special situations 


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