Well Control Group
IWCF & IADC Certified Well Control School


Safety Courses

Well Control Group offers a diverse set of safety training courses at the Newfoundland location.

Safety is Paramount

Safety is everyone's first priority. Experts trained by Well Control Group share their years of experience in class and on the work site, inspecting equipment, reviewing procedures, and assuring compliance with existing regulations. 

Our goals is to offer all the necessary safety training and services that can assist your organization in becoming the best it can be. Currently, we offer regular courses every week at our training location located near St. John's, NL. Courses like Confined Space Entry, Enform H2S Alive™, Fall Protection, and OSSA™ Certified courses are only some of the courses we offer throughout the week.

If your organization wishes to follow the highest standards of health and safety in the industry, we are here to help.

Click on the full course list for more information.


This safety course is offered on a regular basis at our Safety Training facility in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland


A valid email address.


This course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of H2S properties and health Hazards. It provides students the opportunity to complete a hazard analysis and risk assessment of many different H2S situations as well as the controls that are used to eliminate or mitigate these hazards in the workplace. An overview of Supplied air breathing apparatuses (SCBA/SABA) will be covered as well as an opportunity to practice the skills needed to inspect, don and doff an SCBA. H2S detection equipment such as Bellows and Piston type detector tube devices will be demonstrated as well as Personal, portable and fixed in place monitoring systems. Finally, students will learn proper emergency response procedures when dealing with an H2S environment. This will include the proper emergency response procedures as well as Rescue technique.

Course Information

Duration: 1 Day
Course Components: Theory & Practical

Course Outline

Chapter 1: H2S Properties, Health Hazards and Locations

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • H2S Health Hazards
  • Locations
  • Review

Chapter 2: Hazard Assessment and Control

  • Introduction
  • Overview of Hazard Assessments
  • Step 1: Identify the Hazards
  • Step 2: Evaluate the Risks
  • Step 3: Apply Control Measures
  • Step 4: Monitor the Effectiveness of Control Measures
  • Review

Chapter 3: Respiratory Protective Equipment

  • Introduction
  • Major Components of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Using a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Major Components of a Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus
  • Using a Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus
  • Review

Chapter 4: Detection of H2S

  • Introduction
  • Electronic Monitors Versus Detector Tube Devices
  • Electronic Monitors
  • Detector Tube Devices
  • Review

Chapter 5: Initial Response Strategy

  • Introduction
  • Seven-Step Initial Response Strategy
  • Step 1: Evacuate
  • Step 2: Alarm
  • Step 3: Assess
  • Step 4: Protect
  • Step 5: Rescue
  • Step 6: First Aid
  • Step 7: Medical Aid
  • Review


A theoretical exam must be completed at the end of course and a pass mark of 70% must be obtained to obtain certification. Completion of SCBA inspection, donning and doffing as well as Rescue technique practical must also be completed to receive certificate. Certificate validity is for a period of 3 years.