Who should attend this program:
Any individual seeking the knowledge of Drilling Operations to provide a service to the Drilling Industry. Recommended for: Office Personnel, 3rd Party Contractors, Entry Level Employees, Tradesmen, Engineers, Drilling Crew, Deck Crew, Crane Operators, Rig Move Captain, Rig Move Offshore Installation Manager, Office Based Geologists and more...
MARITIME DRILLING SCHOOLS LIMTED ALONG WITH TRAINING OFFERS HEADHUNTER SERVICES FOR THE UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM OILFIELD INDUSTRY.
Maritime Drilling Schools Limited has over 40 years of experience in the oilfield industry. Our dedicated staff select highly skilled candidates out of a talent pool of over 60,000 oilfield personnel that match your prerequisites. Candidates will be screened and vetted to meet our clients prerequisites prior to interviews.
A Global Leader
Maritime Drilling Schools Limited is a global leader in training persons in the oil & gas drilling, service and supply industry. Students who have successfully completed these programs 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.
5 Day - Basic Drilling Technology Program for Land and Offshore Drilling Rigs
Students learn the overall operations of what’s involved in drilling a well which includes introduction, people, drilling theory, rig equipment, rig components, roles and responsibilities.
(CAODC) July 01, 2015 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

May 23, 2019
After a 5 year slowdown in the drilling industry Maritime Drilling Schools Limited (MDS) has decided to offer a Basic Drilling Technology Program for Land and Offshore Drilling.  We are opening this program to Drilling Contractors and their employees, 3rd Party Contractors, individuals and companies... Read More
January 30, 2017
C & J Energy services contacted Maritime Drilling Schools Limited talking to Reg MacDonald President CEO looking to hire his students for their Canadian Division.  Gordon King stated they are now looking for experienced Rig Floorhands & Derrickhands.  Local work in Red Deer, Drayton Valley... Read More
January 17, 2017
Canada and the United States oilfield companies are ramping up their personnel efforts to equip drilling rigs to meet the upcoming demands of the industry. Once again after a long 2 ½ year slowdown and the industry seeing 100’s of thousands of their employees around the world being laid off with a large... Read More
January 18, 2016
Students from the United States are able to take advantage of currency exchange rates.  The cost of the 20 Day Pre Employment Program CDN $4200.00 Canadian currency and in American currency as of today is US $2885.00 with a savings of US $1315.00 to the student. Accommodations cost CDN 800.00 or US 550.... Read More
February 23, 2015
These are hard times for a lot of oilfield personnel as the price of oil has tumbled to an all-time low since 2008 and employers either have a labour freeze or are laying off personnel to maintain a cash flow as they ("weather the storm"). Employees who live pay cheque to pay cheque will suffer most as they... 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

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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.

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