20 - Day Pre Employment Floorman (Roughneck) For Land and Offshore Drilling Rigs (Entry Level Training)
A comprehensive training program that is tailored specifically for the drilling industry. The 20 day course will consist of drilling programs, hands-on rig training, and industry safety programs.
10 - Day Drilling Operations Program for Land and Offshore Drilling Rigs
The 10 day program provides professional training for those seeking an indepth knowledge of how drilling rigs operate. The program will include the following curriculum: A Primer of Oil Well Drilling, Drill Floor Operations ,IADC WellCAP® Introductory Well Control Accreditation for Drilling, Workover and Completions, HSE RIG PASS® Accreditation with Land and Offshore Endorsement.
A Global Leader
Maritime Drilling Schools Limited is a global leader in training persons for the oil & gas drilling, service and supply industry. Students who have successfully completed this program can be found working all over the world on both land and offshore operations. Our programs have been delivered to thousands of students here in Canada and other locations around the world.
Professional Training Program Drilling Technology Level I, II, III
The Drilling Technology training program will help you acquire the knowledge and management skills to advance further in your career. This program will prepare you to operate in a safe and efficient manner with respect for personnel, equipment and protection of our environment.
(CAODC) October 01, 2013 Recommended Wage Rates:
Driller $44.80 or 46.80 /hr or $4659.20 or 4867.20 /wk Asst. Driller $40.00 or 41.50 /hr or $4160.00 or $4316.00/wk Derrickhand $38.00 or 39.50 /hr or $3952.00 or 4108.00/wk Motorhand $33.00 or 34.00 /hr or $3432.00 or 3536.00/wk Floorhand $30.70 /hr or $3192.80/wk Leasehand $28.00 /hr or $2912.00/wk

News

July 22, 2014
The work will be focused in the Flemish Pass Basin, about 500 kilometres northeast of St. John’s. Statoil has three oil finds in the basin — at the Bay du Nord, Harpoon and Mizzen sites. In 2013, Bay du Nord was revealed as the company’s biggest oil discovery outside Norway and the world’s largest conventional oil... Read More
May 28, 2014
Karen Bowman-Senior Editor for Rigzone writes story on Maritime Drilling Schools Limited based on the ongoing need for drilling personnel in the Oil & Gas Industry.  Based on interviews with Reg MacDonald CEO Maritime Drilling Schools Limited, Adam Sieminski, the administrator for the U.S. Energy... Read More
May 27, 2014
Maritime Drilling Schools Limited had the highest number of most read articles on Rigzone for the year 2012 giving it #1 of the top 5 articles selected. As a training school we were very excited to hear the news. Reg MacDonald President and CEO said this shows the desire these individuals have looking for... Read More
May 26, 2014
Shell , Conaco Phillips and Suncor join forces to explore Canada's East Coast which is part of billions of exploration dollars slated for Eastern Canada.  Along with this project (BP) British petroleum is seriously looking at their options in the area as well.  Statoil has an interest off Newfoundland... Read More
May 16, 2014
Soon we’ll see exploration being a hotspot with both Nova Scotia and Newfoundland ramping up for exploration in the offshore as well land exploration opportunities. Some of these Major Players will be Shell and BP offshore Nova Scotia while Statoil making significant ground off Newfoundland. These Provinces are... Read More
January 10, 2014
According to a recent editorial Houston, the energy capital of the world, has enjoyed almost four years of steady growth and this trend is expected to continue in 2014, creating 69,800 jobs with employment growing in all sectors, according to the Greater Houston Partnership in its “2014 Houston Employment Forecast”.... Read More

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Looking for a career in the Oil & Gas industry?

Well look no further, get relevant training that is recognized as world class as we have the resources to get you started.  Imagine working on an oilrig , making well above average wages, at times only working six months a year and the opportunity to travel the world at the expense of the employer. It is all possible when you contact MDS to help you get started at your career. Our training gives you instructor lead classroom and hands-on training to meet your challenges along with providing you with the best industry accreditation process in the world!!! Instructors will be training you on our drilling rig with the hands-on experience and safety,  which will equal that of an experienced rig hand.

"READ THE RECENT AND PAST TESTIMONIALS FROM STUDENTS WHO ATTENDED THIS PROGRAM AND ACHEIVED THEIR GOALS"

Our Drilling Instructors are fully certified to provide domestic and international certifications and have over 30 years experience in the drilling industry on land and offshore drilling operations.

Since our inception of May 2000 the training our students received has well paid off with no serious injuries or fatalities accounted for and students reaching their goals by working hard and safe and becoming great managers in the oil & gas business. We have students making well over $150,000 to $300,000 a year incomes. We at Maritime Drilling Schools are meeting our mandate as well as accomplishing our mission to be the best at what we do. Our goal is to see our students be the best in the industry by working safe and efficiently to protect themselves and others working along side them. As well, provide you with the knowledge and tools to advance forward in this industry with confidence and skill to achieve your own goals much faster.    "Our president strongly believes that if you want it bad enough you'll get it. You can start paying yourself sooner rather than later. Being prepared and equipped prior to entering this field is the best choice and don't wait to beat the rush!!!"

Our students are working with more than 100 drilling contractors around the world and creating a worldwide web of resources.

We provide the only industry accreditations east of Alberta and recognized world wide.  Students are registered in a data base in Houston, Texas for validation to employers.  Employers in the industry will be reassured our students have been trained through a accreditation process reviewed by a board of industry directors.

Accreditations

 

Accredited with

 

The International Association of Drilling Contractors

Endorsed and Accredited by

 

(IADC) WellCAP® Well Control Accreditation Program

(IADC) Rig Pass

(IADC) HSE Rig Pass® Accreditation Program with offshore endorsement

Certified Health & Safety Consultants

Certified Health & Safety Consultants

Member of

Internationally recognized Professional Safety Designations

Internationally recognized Professional Safety Designations

Member of

Canadian Association of Drilling Contractors

Canadian Association of Drilling Contractors