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WFTR304 - First Line Supervisors Blowout Prevention

This course is designed primarily for the First Line Supervisor (driller) on a drilling rig and is also a prerequisite for the Second Line Supervisor's Well Control course. Upon successful completion of the First Line Supervisor's Blowout Prevention examination, the participant receives a ENFORM First Line Supervisor's Blowout Prevention certificate which is valid for three years. Note: Students may attend this program up to three (3) months in advance of their certification expiring. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive their new certificate dated three (3) years from the expiry date of the old certificate.


Hours: 32 (Lecture Hours: 32)


Total Weeks: 1




Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
Topics covered in the four-day course include:
- Introduction to Well Control Training
- Blowout Prevention Equipment
- Pressure Concepts
- Causes and Warning Signs of Kicks
- Shut-in Procedures
- Well Control


Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of the course, the participant is able to use warning signs to recognize a kick and safety shut-in a well


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Additional Comments:

Student is allowed to rewrite only once within 30 days, then the course must be repeated.


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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