The Parker Training Center Advantage

Safer workplaces save money. That’s why Parker Drilling is the premium provider of upstream well control, technical leadership and HSE training and consulting services to the oil and gas industry through the Parker Training Center. The Parker Training Center focuses on developing competencies to work safely and efficiently, enabling students to utilize critical thinking and judgment skills to assess and perform tasks ranging from the routine to the extraordinary, improving performance, productivity, and your bottom line.

The Parker Training Center’s programs are built upon on the technical and safety leadership cultivated by Parker Drilling’s decades of project execution in remote, extreme and environmentally sensitive locations in nearly 60 countries since Parker was founded in 1934. Our professional instructors’ expertise has been gained through direct field experience, and some of these instructors have nearly 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. The result of this expertise is an expanding, continually updated knowledge base that our clients rely on to drive performance.

Customer Satisfaction and Training Accreditations

As part of our commitment to quality, the Parker Training Center measures the effectiveness of our training. In our ongoing course evaluation surveys, 98 percent of students express satisfaction with the training they receive.

To date, approximately 35,000 people have completed courses at the Parker Training Center.

Our instructors and contract instructors have been accredited by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. Several of our instructors are also certified to instruct to International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) standards, as well as International Well Control Forum (IWCF) standards.