IADC’s globally recognized accreditation programs help ensure quality assurance, consistency and standardization of training and competence programs.

Encouraging the brightest and best to pursue careers in our industry is just the start. Once recruited, providing them with the tools they need to competently perform their job duties sets them on a successful path to rise through the ranks.

– Kevin Neveu, IADC 2019 Chair

IADC Accreditation

IADC provides global-gold standard industry-recognized accreditation programs that are developed and maintained by IADC members working through technical committees.

Accreditation helps to maintain quality assurance, consistency, and standardization of training and competence programs. Accredited companies are held to high quality standards to promote employee competence and to strengthen their safety culture.

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Knowledge Retention & Education for our Workforce (KREW) will address knowledge decay that naturally occurs between two-year training cycles.

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ISO Certification

IADC’s Accreditation Department has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 recertification, which recognizes quality management in accreditation, including strong customer focus, motivation and implication of top management, process approach and continual improvement.

IADC Membership

International Association of Drilling Contractors is the forum for all oil & gas drilling industry stakeholders to connect, share knowledge, tackle common problems, and develop solutions to critical issues.

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