The purpose of this paper is to show and increase understanding of the concept for competency assurance in order to encourage associations of drilling professionals (Applicable to any industry) so they can develop their own and to motivate Drilling personnel to participate in this program. The concept of this program (competency assurance system) is used and it's applicable and usefulness for all who's concerned with the main capital asst (people) of all the new Engineers joining Drilling Division.

This paper illustrates the work carried out by the Competency Assurance Management System team within the manpower development division in developing a competence assurance framework for Well Engineering, Drilling Supervisor, Completion & Wireline Engineer, Drilling Chemical Fluids Engineer - applicable across All ADNOC Group and the way forward of implementation, monitoring and continuous following up.

This type of Work (WE - DFW) extracted from job description and job requirements of all OPCO's through their representatives, Skill Pool Experts (SPE'S).

This work established in order to meet the business needs of drilling industry within OPCO's and to be capable of being audited which just done this year - 2013 by OPCO'S SPE'S and continuously measured through an agreed defined system and pre-defined performance criteria.

The final product of this effort is a formal training program supported by endorsed training records and formal accreditation, (Top Management) then implemented through experienced personal using well defined tools as tour, monthly and Bi Annually reviews and finally a quarterly meeting with Presidents/Vice Presidents.

The Competency Assurance Management System will be well defined as process wise and explained through the paper. It will shown how this program guaranteed a competent engineers on site or in office to work with solid experience so they can deliver a high quality drilling wells in order to achieve the company current and future targets.

Hopefully this type of work adds value to the whole community and supports the strategies of development and advancement and makes certain cure to the whole unemployment difficulties.

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