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Drilling Rig Derrickman 1 Year (part-time)
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Drilling Rig Derrickman Professional Enhancement

Available at: Drilling Academy (Ste. Madeline)
5:00pm - 9:00pm

This course, Drilling Rig Derrickman provides training at a supervisory level in the drilling industry as the Derrickman has far more responsibility and complex skills sets than a floor hand, and also acts as a supervisor to the crew. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of the entire Mud system from make-up and mixing of the Mud and the materials used, to the maintenance of the Mud pump and transfer pumps. The work also includes testing of the mud qualities and keeping mud within the specifications required by the driller.

Entry Requirements

Appropriate combination of Education and Industry Experience.

Students are required to complete three 4-hour sessions per week.

Programme Fee: $5000

Contact Hours: 150


  1. Mud Circulation system parts 2 & 3 – 48 hrs
  2. Derrick related operations – 16 hrs
  3. Introduction to Well Control – 40 hrs
  4. Fork Lift Operator – 24 hrs
  5. Practical training and assessment – 32 hrs
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