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SS-108 An Introduction to Well Intervention Control Systems

Course Code:


Course Name:

An Introduction to Well Intervention Control Systems  
Course Objective:

To provide a solid overview of Intervention Well Control components and control systems  

16 hours / 2 days (8 hours/day)

Course Level: Awareness>  
Continuing Ed Units:

1.6 CEUs / 16 PDHs  
Target Group: Trainees, assistant subsea and subsea engineers, drilling superintendents,
well site leaders and drilling engineers dealing with Subsea Drilling
Operations involving Intervention Well Control


Class Size:

1 student minimum - 12 students maximum / Unlimited for distance learning  
Class Delivery:

Instructor led training / distance learning

Prerequisites: None  
Objective: To provide a solid overview of Intervention Well Control components and
control systems
Content Overview:

An in-depth course that provides a thorough overview of Intervention Well Control (IWC) equipment, control systems, and auxiliary components. This course is designed for oil and gas personnel with an interest in learning more about current real world applications of IWC equipment in servicing existing offshore wells. Content covered are: An Introduction to IWC equipment and Background; Review of the major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs); Various IWC Architecture; IWC regulations; Blowout Preventers (BOPs) vs IWC; Christmas Trees; Real World Case Study Scenarios.

Course includes relevant student binders, 3D models, hands-on activities and computer animations. (Student binders, 3D models and hands-on activities provided in class room led training only)



IADC DITlogoContent of the course is not vetted as part of the DIT accreditation.





The following topics will be covered during the training:

  • Introduction to IWC Equipment & Background
  • IWC Manufacturers – OEMs
  • Types of Well Work
  • IWC System Components
  • IWC Recommended Procedures
  • BOPs vs. IWCs
  • Wellhead Landing Profiles
  • Christmas Trees (Vertical & Horizontal)
  • IWC Equipment Types: Riser / Riserless
  • ROV Tooling
  • IWC Controls: Electrical – Hydraulic Tracking
  • from Topside to Subsea Device
Accreditations: Certification valid for 3 years / 36 months after course completion.
Our training classes are IADC accredited. Classes are open enrollment and group classes are available.
Exams: A Pre-test and Post-test are administered.  
Registration Options (Select One):  


  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)
  • Accredited IADC Courses and Training Provider (DIT)
  • ISO 45001:2018 Certified
  • ISNetworld


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