Personnel Credentialing

Definition(s)


Personnel Credentialing

Standardizing the terms on which personnel who are engaged with direct or indirect aspects of well control performance are considered competent to perform the well control-related tasks required of their position, and defining the process to credential personnel to those terms.

Personnel credentialing includes or requires:

  1. Defining personnel engaged with direct or indirect aspects of well control
  2. Defining the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required of personnel.
  3. Defining the terms of assessment of the KSAs for each position.
  4. Creating the means of credentialing individuals who successfully complete the requirements of the credential.

Source: Well Control Institute. Well Control Institute