Instructor Glen Williams
Mr. Williams has over 11 years of experience instructing different levels of courses for all the different levels of oilfield personnel, from the basic Floorhands to Drillers to Drilling Engineers, Consultants, Managers and Supervisors.
Mr. Williams has successfully instructed over 7500 students to date.
Mr. Williams Instructs from both practical as well as formal educational experience.
Mr. Williams instructing repertoire consists of the following 18 different courses he teaches nationally and abroad are:
- Fundamentals of Well Control
- IWCF Well Control
- IADC WellCAP
- 1st Line Well Control
- 2nd Line Well Control
- Drillers Upgrade
- Drilling Operations
- Stuck Pipe Freeing Techniques
- Leadership and Communication
- Special Firefighting Techniques
- Fall Protection & Rig Rescue
- Pre-employment Floor Hand Training
- H2S Alive
- Red Cross First Aid
- TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)
- IADC Rig Pass
Mr. Glen Williams also has extensive experience in special course creation. A few of his accomplishments are:
Created Fundamentals of Well Control for oilfield insurance industry companies such as Lloyd's of London, etc. (underwriters, agents and lawyers who handle blowout insurance and court cases.
Developed the Rig Technician apprenticeship program which is now the Canadian Oilfield standard.
Glen developed a test bank of 500 drilling questions now used across Canada (Canadian Red Seal Certification)
Spearheaded the 3-year Rig Technician apprenticeship program framework.
Developed the 3-year Rig Technician program content (now oilfield standard)
Implemented the program and instructed the Rig Technician year 1,2 & 3 pilot courses in Alberta and British Columbia.
Wrote, compiled and developed more than 120 training books used in the 3-year Rig Technician college apprenticeship program.
Created and developed comprehensive competency training programs for company's national and international operations.
Developed a deep-water offshore HSE drilling course for an international offshore drilling company.