This rotary drilling training course is a must for trainee drillers, drilling support operatives looking to upskill and drilling engineers serious about following good practice, improving efficiency and maximizing quality.
The course is typically two days but can be modified to suit the level of training required for the individuals. The course incorporates theory in the classroom backed up with hands-on practicals. Attendees will obtain a better understanding of the ranges of plant and equipment available, choice of drilling techniques, choosing the right equipment for the job, choosing the right flush, drill bits, coring and core barrels and also about how geology and hydrogeology may affect the drilling process.
- Rigs and Applications
- Ancillary Plant
- Rotary Drilling Techniques and Equipment: Open Holing; Percussive inc. Window Sampling and Down The Hole Hammer; Coring – conventional and wireline
- Applied Geology in Drilling
- Flushing Media (including polymers)
- Coring and Core Barrels
- Health, Safety and Environmental Aspects
- PUWER & LOLER Requirements & Inspections
At the end of the course the delegates should be able to:
- Choose the optimum drilling technique
- Choose the optimum flush medium
- Understand the plant and equipment required
- Choose the optimum core barrels and bits in relation to geology
- Carry out basic maintenance checks on the rig
- Check the safety and environmental compliance of the rig
- Understand the documentation to be completed
Who should attend?
This course is a must for trainee drillers, drilling support operatives looking to upskill and drilling engineers serious about following good practice, improving efficiency and maximizing quality.