Rig Equipment Inspection (IADC Certified)

In order to ensure optimum performance for your rig, reduce downtime and maintain safety of your personnel, planned maintenance and accurate inspections are essential. OCS Training Institute is pleased to deliver Drilling Rig Equipment Inspection (REI) courses which teaches the inspection and maintenance procedures required to ensure equipment integrity.

Candidates will learn to implement the relevant standards and understand industry requirements so that they can verify the condition of a rig’s equipment and improve safety, thus reducing the number of accidents and protecting the asset.

The Rig Equipment Inspection course deals with the most common equipment deficiencies and recurring problems. It describes & explains the working principles of major drilling equipment using detailed examples from our technical inspection database. The courses consists of four or 5 days depending on whether they are onshore or offshore based. The classroom sessions are interactive with activities and time provided for group participation and discussion.

Candidates receive the following for all Rig Inspection Courses:

  • A checklist format for major equipment to assist with correct maintenance and inspections.
  • Multiple examples of good and bad practices, including photos.
  • A presentation of improvements and new designs of drilling equipment.
  • Further explanation of the workshop manual.

Course Objectives:

  • Independently carry out a basic (visual) rig inspection
  • Describe the main inspection criteria for major equipment
  • Identify major items that have an impact on the safety and operation of a rig
  • Recognize the indicators of the overall condition of a drilling rig
  • List the relevant standards (such as API) and their implications for drilling equipment
  • Understand the basics of EX equipment installed in hazardous areas
  • Evaluate basic maintenance and inspection procedures on the rig to identify compliance with good working practices and industry standard


Virtual Instructor-Led Training

OCS Rig Equipment Inspection course which is accredited by IADC, is now offered as a Virtual Instructor-Led Training program. It maintains and incorporates the qualities of Instructor-Led Classroom training, with the convenience of a Virtual Classroom.

For more information regarding the Rig Equipment Inspection course please contact OCS Group.

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