Diploma in Drilling Engineering Technology

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Diploma Course Details

Start Date: 16/09/2019

Duration: 6 months

Venue: London, United Kingdom

Course Information

Course Delivery Approach

A theoretical and hands on approach is used in the delivery of this six months intensive Diploma programme. This Diploma programme will expose candidates to standard industry software, drilling simulators and opportunity to work in teams and as an individual. Candidates enrolled on this programme will also be assessed periodically throughout the programme with a final assessment at the end before a certificate of achievement is awarded.

Programme Introduction

This Diploma is designed for fresh graduates, personnel with little or no prior experience in drilling and personnel in other fields who wish to start a career in drilling. The curriculum of this Diploma programme has been developed by subject experts and has also been benchmarked against industry standard.

Aims and Objectives

This Diploma in Drilling Engineering Technology aims to bridge the gap in knowledge for prospective candidates who wish to start a career in drilling. The Diploma programme addresses fundamental aspects and principles of drilling, and also introduces the candidates to all aspects of drilling. Through this Diploma programme, enrolled candidates will gain basic knowledge and understanding of drilling engineering and various drilling technologies. This Diploma in Drilling Engineering Technology programme is delivered by industry experts to prepare and equip enrolled candidates to start a career in drilling.

Career Prospects

Upon completion of this Diploma programme, candidates will be knowledgeable and well equipped to take on drilling challenges and ready for immediate hire for both offshore and onshore positions in the global oil and gas industry.

Certificate Awarded

Upon completion of this programme, delegates will be awarded a Diploma in Drilling Engineering Technology certified by the CPD Standards Office London and a CPD Certificate of Attendance, which they can subsequently use within their formal CPD record for a professional body, institute, or employer.

Course Programme

Basic Courses

ModulesDescriptionDuration (weeks)Cumulative (weeks)
1Introduction to Petroleum Engineering1
2Introduction to Petroleum Geology23
3Principles of Well Construction14
4Drilling Technology26

Intermediate Courses

ModulesDescriptionDuration (weeks)Cumulative (weeks)
5Petroleum Economics17
6Drilling & Completion Fluids29
7Well Completion211
8Well Control213
9Casing Design215
10Offshore / Deepwater Drilling217

Specialisation Courses

ModulesDescriptionDuration (weeks)Cumulative (weeks)
11Well Design118
12Drilling Optimization119
13Industrial Based Drilling Project322
14IWCF Drilling Well Control Certification123
Final Exam124