Fast Track Certified Assistant Driller Training Programme

Posted on :

9 Sep, 2014

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Education News

Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering (IDPE)  – Due to the high demand for Assistant Drillers for work across the Globe Drilling companies both in Nigeria and worldwide are urgently seeking Assistant Drillers for various short term and long term work. 

If you are immediately available and have passion to join the drilling industry, why not join our fast track Assistant Driller course, have all up to date certificates to work as Assistant Driller. This course is organised by Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering (IDPE) and accredited by International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). 



  • To provide to the student the knowledge and skills required for Assistant Driller position and perform the assigned tasks safely and efficiently.

Job Description for an Assistant Driller 

  • Large oil companies install oil rigs in order to extract natural gas and oil from deepwater deposits. Assistant drillers have the work responsibility of directing a work crew of “roughnecks” on offshore oil rigs. Roughnecks perform most of the manual labour in maintaining drilling equipment and extracting hydrocarbons. According to Oil Rig Job International, assistant drillers earn an average salary of $52,000 to $63,000 Per Annum.

Entry Qualification:

  • OND, HND Bsc from a reputable school. (Experience candidates with O’level will be considered).

Other Benefits

  • Successful Candidate’s CV will be registered in Oil Grads a place where Graduates and employers meet.
  • Automatic Membership into Canadian Association of Drilling Engineers.

At the end of this Course students will receive the following certificates:

  1. IADC Assistant Driller Certificate under Drilling Industry Training (DIT)
  2. IADC HSE Rigpass Certificate
  3. IADC Well Control Certificate, Mandatory for every drilling personnel coming on board a rig.
  4. IDPE Man- management and Rig management certificate.
  5. IDPE Rig inspection Certificate.
  6. IDPE Practical Rig exposure Certificate (Awarded after practical rig training on the rig).

Course Duration: 
20 Days combined class room and off classroom. 

How To Apply

To request for a quote, contact: [email protected] with your name, phone number and location. 
For enquiry, call:  +2348177445392
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