It’s now official. Scaves is an IWCF associate centre of Well Academy.



Well Academy and Scaves are both pleased to announce the Schoonebeek training centre in Drenthe, The Netherlands achieving IWCF accreditation. The Scaves training centre in Schoonebeek will operate as an associate centre of Well Academy Apeldoorn and will support the local industry in Drenthe with IWCF classes and other training including industry awareness courses and “hands-on” practical training. Classes will be available in the Dutch language.
Well Academy together with Scaves will initially offer IWCF well control classes in Schoonebeek for both drilling and well intervention. Also planned, making use of workshop facilities will be practical training in well control equipment, and well intervention services.
Announcing news of the IWCF accreditation for the Scaves Schoonebeek centre, Nico van Spijker, Director Training Delivery Well Academy says “supporting our clients in Drenthe with quality IWCF classes and “hands-on” practical training in Dutch is fundamental to building a strong local competent workforce employed across the energy industry including oil & gas and geothermal. We look forward to working with Scaves and delivering our classes in Schoonebeek.”
Commenting on the news Patrick Balster, Sales & Marketing Manager, Bakker Oilfield Supply says “ I am delighted that Well Academy has chosen to establish Scaves Schoonebeek as an IWCF associate centre. It re-confirms our commitment to building a top quality training facility located near to many of our clients and partner companies”.
About Well Academy
A global training institution formed out of the merger of The Well Academy BV and Welltrain Pty and the acquisition of Murchison Drilling Schools Inc has an excellent reputation for its courses covering the well life cycle including well control, drilling operations, well intervention and well integrity. Integrating human factors into team based training Well Academy strives to raise the competence and confidence levels of our client’s personnel.
About Scaves
A Bakker Groep Coevorden company. From our location in Schoonebeek we provide a large number of training courses in the field of working in relation to construction safety. Our courses include training required by the Working Conditions Act or industry mandatory training. Our own instructors have worked for years in industry and know how to convert their practical experience into fascinating training courses that match the workplace.
About Bakker Oilfield Supply (BOS)

Part of the Bakker Groep Coevorden, Bakker Oilfield Supply (BOS) offers a selection of products and services to clients who are mainly active in the extraction of energy including oil & gas and geothermal.
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George Galloway
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Patrick Balster
Sales & Marketing Manager, Bakker Oilfield Supply (BOS)
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