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H2S Alive

H2S Alive is a Hydrogen Sulphide Safety Training program administered by Enform, but is taught in our modern, confortable training centers by certified CDS instructors. This one-day course has become the Canadian upstream petroleum industry standard and is required for most oilfield jobs.

  • Course Information for further information about this course.
  • Cost: $145.00 + GST

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  • First Aid

    Canadian Drilling School is a training partner with the Canadian Red Cross to offer both Emergency and Standard First Aid CPR/AED certification. Our intention is to offer the best First Aid training, using the highest quality training aids, at a modest price.

  • Course Information for more inbformation on our one-day and two-day First Aid courses.
  • Cost:

    One-day Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level C: $110.00 + GST

    Two-day Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C or HCP: $135.00 + GST

    BC Wplace Emergency First Aid CPR Level A (Out of Jurusduction): $25.00 + GST

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  • 5-Day IWCF Well Control in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • IWCF Course Information for further information on our 5-day IWCF Rotary Drilling Well Control courses.
  • These courses are designed to prepare candidates sit IWCF certification exams in Rotary Drilling Well Control for either Surface Stack or Combined Surface and Subsea Stacks.

    The program consist of three days of classroom/simulator instruction, with the IWCF practical and theoretical examinations being conducted on days four and five. In addition, candidates will be expected to complete approximately three to four hours of homework each evening.

    Since this is an accelerated course of study, only persons who meet IWCF's prerequisites may register in these classes.

    Level 3 candidates must have any of:

  • Enform's Second Line
  • IWCF Level 2
  • WellCap Driller Level
  • Level 4 candidates must have any of:

  • IWCF Level 3
  • Well Cap Supervisor Level
  • This course is taught in API Field Units (psi, ft, lb/gal).

    Cost: Levels 3 and 4: $2495.00 CAD + 5% GST

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  • Well Control Preparation Training

    Learn to control kicks safely on a DrillSIM 20 drilling simulator. Practice our surface and subsea scenarios designed to exceed IWCF and WellCAP examination requirements.

    Cover the core topics of both IWCF and WellCap at a more relaxed pace in five days instead of three.

    This means...

  • Plenty of mock test exercises.
  • Much more individual simulator time.
  • Learn the secrets to easily ace Trip Sheet and Gauge Questions.
  • Ideal for anyone who would like extra simulator and mock test practice before registering in a formal Well Control course.

    Maximum Class Size: 15 people

    Cost: $1000.00 CAD plus 5% GST per person.

    Drilling Engineering

    CDS is planning to soon introduce a number of drilling-related courses designed to increase the understanding of supervisory-level people on such subjects as Cementing, Mud Engineering, Log Interpretation, Underbalanced Drilling, Well Completions, and Directional Drilling.