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IADC WellSharp Certification

     

UL Lafayette Petroleum Engineering is an accredited IADC WellSharp Well Control training provider.

Every semester, the Petroleum Engineering department provides a 2-day IADC WellSharp certification course. 

The IADC WellSharp is a revolutionary well control training and assessment program. It is the result of a collaborative industry effort. The WellSharp program emphasizes rigorous training for every person with well control responsibilities, whether office- or rig-based. Trainees gain more in-depth knowledge, well-honed role-specific skills, and a greater confidence that they know what to do to prevent incidents or, in the unforeseen event of a well control incident, respond swiftly and appropriately.

Spring 2019 IADC well control certification

Fall 2018 IADC well control certification
Spring 2018 IADC well control certification

Fall 2017 IADC well control certification

Spring 2017 IADC well control certification

IADC RigPass Certification

    

In collaboration with M&A Safety Services in Youngsville, UL Lafayette petroleum engineering offers the IADC’s RigPass® certification. The IADC’s RigPass® program (including SafeLandUSA and SafeGulf endorsements) is an accreditation system delivering a standardized safety orientation program for new employees, preparing the employees for almost any operating environment, at almost any site, onshore or offshore. Completion of an IADC RigPass® or IADC RigPass® Course-to-Go accredited program confirms that personnel have met basic requirements defined by safety and training professionals in the drilling industry, irrespective of the rig’s location. These programs also satisfy the SafeLandUSA and SafeGulf requirements.

Helicopter Underwater Egress Training

In collaboration with UL Marine Survival Training Center, UL Petroleum Engineering Students have now access to HUET (Helicopter Underwater Egress Training). This eight-hour course meets international standards for HUET. By utilizing the METS (Modular Egress Training Simulator) the participant receives the most realistic training available. The course can be customized to meet company needs and simulate specific types of aircraft. HUET is an 8 hour course and the certificate awarded upon successful completion is valid for 4 years.

Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training

Held within UL Lafayette's Marine Survival Training Center, Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) introduces students to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations, and equips them with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter. BOSIET is a 3 day course and the certificate awarded upon successful completion is valid for 4 years.