COURSE SCHEDULES

Smith Mason & Co Course Schedules

Our teaching staff are accredited IADC & IWCF instructors. We integrate decades of experience with state-of-the-art well control technology to deliver fundamental principles that bridge old school learning with cutting-edge techniques that help minimize risk and maximize safety for workers and well sites alike.

Select a category below to find the dates when specific courses are available.

Practice Test Intro Level 2

 

Practice Test Driller Level 3

Practice Test Supervisor Level 4

Practice Test Workover & Completion

Practice Test Subsea

IADC WELL CONTROL

IADC LogoInternational Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Certified Courses

Our instructors are fully certified by IADC and the course complies with IADC requirements. All course records and student certificates are properly maintained to meet IADC regulations.

IADC WellSHARP: Introductory Drilling Operations - Lafayette

Level: Level 2: Introductory

Options: Combined Surface & Subsea

Location: Lafayette, LA

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 4-5
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 8-9
  • MARCH
  • MAR 26-27

IADC WellSHARP: Introductory Drilling Operations - Natchez, MS

Level: Level 2: Introductory

Options: Combined Surface & Subsea

Location: Natchez, MS

  • DECEMBER
  • DEC 18-19

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Lafayette, LA

Level: Level 3: Driller

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Lafayette, LA

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 2-5
  • JAN 22-26
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 12-16
  • FEB 26-MAR 2
  • MARCH
  • MAR 12-16

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover Natchez, MS

Level: Level 3: Driller

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Natchez, MS

  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 12-16

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Jackson, MS

Level: Level 3: Driller

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Jackson, MS

  • MARCH
  • MAR 12-16

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Houston, TX

Level: Level 3: Driller

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Houston, TX

  • DECEMBER
  • DEC 4-8
  • DEC 18-22
  • JANUARY
  • JAN 8-12
  • JAN 29-FEB 2
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 19-23
  • MARCH
  • MAR 12-16
  • MAR 26-29

IADC WellSharp: Drilling Only- Midland, TX

Level: Level 3: Driller

Options: Surface Only

Location: Midland, TX

  • DECEMBER
  • DEC 13-16
  • JANUARY
  • JAN 10-13
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 7-10
  • MARCH
  • MAR 7-10

IADC WellSharp: Drilling Only - El Reno, OK

Level: Level 3: Driller

Options: Surface Only

Location: El Reno, OK

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 15-18
  • MARCH
  • MAR 5-8

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Lafayette, LA

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Lafayette, LA

  • DECEMBER
  • DEC 4-8
  • DEC 18-22
  • JANUARY
  • JAN 8-12
  • JAN 15-19
  • JAN 29-FEB 2
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 5-9
  • FEB 19-23
  • MARCH
  • MAR 5-9
  • MAR 19-23
  • MAR 26-29

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover Natchez, MS

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Natchez, MS

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 15-19
  • MARCH
  • MAR 5-9

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Jackson, MS

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Jackson, MS

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 29-FEB 2
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 19-23

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Houston, TX

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Houston, TX

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 2-5
  • JAN 15-19
  • JAN 22-26
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 12-16
  • FEB 26-MAR 2
  • MARCH
  • MAR 19-23

IADC WellSharp: Drilling Only- Midland, TX

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface Only

Location: Midland, TX

  • DECEMBER
  • DEC 6-9
  • DEC 18-21
  • JANUARY
  • JAN 3-6
  • JAN 17-20
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 21-24
  • MARCH
  • MAR 14-17
  • MAR 21-24

IADC WellSharp: Drilling Only - El Reno, OK

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface Only

Location: El Reno, OK

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 2-5
  • JAN 8-11
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 5-8
  • FEB 12-15
  • FEB 19-22
  • MARCH
  • MAR 12-15
  • MAR 19-22

IADC WellCAP: Completion/Workover/Wireline/Coiled Tubing/Snubbing - Lafayette, LA (5-Day)

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface Only

Location: Lafayette, LA

  • DECEMBER
  • DEC 18-22
  • JANUARY
  • JAN 8-12
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 26-MAR 2
  • MARCH
  • MAR 19-23

IADC WellCAP: Completion/Workover/Wireline/Coiled Tubing/Snubbing- Midland TX (5-Day)

Level: Level 4: Supervisor

Options: Surface Only

Location: Midland, TX

  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 12-16

IWCF: DRILLING WELL CONTROL

IWCF LogoInternational Well Control Forum (IWCF) Certified Courses

Our instructors are fully certified by IWCF and the course complies with IWCF requirements. All course records and student certificates are properly maintained to meet IWCF regulations.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES for all IWCF courses are 7 business days prior to the course start date.

IWCF: Drilling Well Control - Lafayette, LA (5-Day - Reg. deadline 7 bus. days prior to class)

Level: Levels 3 (Driller) & 4 (Supervisor)

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Lafayette, LA

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 22-26
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 12-16
  • MARCH
  • MAR 5-9

IWCF: Drilling Well Control - Houston, TX (5-Day - Reg. deadline 7 bus. days prior to class)

Level: Levels 3 (Fundamental) or 4 (Supervisor)

Options: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Houston, TX

  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 5-9

IWCF WELL INTERVENTION AND PRESSURE CONTROL

IWCF LogoInternational Well Control Forum (IWCF) Certified Courses

Our instructors are fully certified by IWCF and the course complies with IWCF requirements. All course records and student certificates are properly maintained to meet IWCF regulations.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES for all IWCF courses are 7 business days prior to the course start date.

IWCF WELL INTERVENTION AND PRESSURE CONTROL (5 Days)

Level: Levels 3 (Driller) & 4 (Supervisor)

Options: N/A

Location: Lafayette, LA

  • JANUARY
  • JAN 15-19
  • FEBRUARY
  • FEB 5-9
  • MARCH
  • MAR 19-23

IWCF WELL INTERVENTION AND PRESSURE CONTROL (5 Days)

Level: Levels 3 (Driller) & 4 (Supervisor)

Options: N/A

Location: Houston, TX

  • MARCH
  • MAR 5-9

STUCK PIPE PREVENTION

The Stuck Pipe Prevention training provides drill crews and supervisors practical techniques for eliminating or significantly reducing stuck pipe incidents as well as steps to minimize the event and get free quickly.

BASIC DRILLING OVERVIEW

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

SMITH MASON ADVANCED WELL CONTROL

Critical situations require analytical thinking. This course puts the students in critical situations – a high volume kick, a high intensity kick (2 ppg, 3 ppg MW increase.)…topics that aren’t addressed in standard well control courses.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

TRUE (TRAINING TO REDUCE UNSCHEDULED EVENTS)

TRUE training is designed for the rig team to conduct a self assessment of their well plan and create action plans to mitigate potential problems.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

DRILLING PRACTICES

Drilling Practices provides an understanding of the “big drilling picture” by providing practical and proven field drilling practices to recognize and interpret drilling trends.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

HPHT (HIGH PRESSURE HIGH TEMPERATURE)

Introducing High Pressure and High Temperature scenarios to the crews allow for your team to identify the challenges created in an HPHT well in both the drilling and well control environment.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

DWOP/CWOP (DRILLING WELL/ COMPLETING OPTIMIZATION PROCESS)

During the DWOP. the rig team constructs a theoretical well and works through each hole section. They then develop a plan to improve performance based on the lessons learned. This plan addresses the need to control costs, while working safely and efficiently.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

LEAD4SAFETY: SAFETY LEADERSHIP

Lead4Safety is designed to assist leaders understand how to lead a culture of safety in their workplace. Focusing on an understanding of behavior will develop skills for motivating employees to work safely.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

TARGET SAFETY: BEHAVIORAL BASED SAFETY FOR TODAY’S OILFIELD

Target Safety is designed to help organizations continuously improve their safety performance by understanding the human factors that are critical to safety.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

SAFE2LEAD: LEADERSHIP FOR TODAY’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

Safe2Lead is a course designed to support supervisors and managers learn and practice the skills needed to be an effective leader.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

HAZARD AWARENESS

Hazard Awareness focuses on a fundamental requirement in high risk industries – recognizing and managing the hazards in their environment. According to the OGP report, the number 1 cause of incidents is the failure to recognize hazards.This course provides a simple technique and tool to help participants increase their awareness of the world in which they work.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

LEADERSHIP THROUGH HORSEMANSHIP

Leadership Through Horsemanship is an innovative approach to becoming an effective leader. Horses have one thing in common; they want someone or something to lead them.

Availability: This course is developed and scheduled based upon customer request. There are currently no Open Courses scheduled. If you are interested in scheduling please contact us at .

All schedules are subject to change.

Course Locations

Lafayette courses are held at Smith Mason & Co – 128 Demande Blvd., Suite 312, Lafayette, LA 70503 | MAP

Natchez courses are held at Hotel Vue – 130 John R. Junkin Drive, Natchez, MS 39120 | MAP

Jackson courses are held at JA Moss Construction, Inc. – 1682 HWY 49 South, Florence, MS 39073 | MAP

Houston courses are held at Safety Management Systems – 16810 Barker Springs Road, Houston TX 77084 | MAP

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