Water Well Driller

Water Well Drillers set up and operate mobile rotary, boring or cable tool drilling rigs used to drill residential, commercial and industrial water wells. In addition, they conduct environmental assessment drilling.

The Water Well Driller apprenticeship program is 2 years with 1800 hours of on-the-job training and 6 weeks of RDC technical training each year.  

1st Year Apprentices

If you are a 1st year Apprentice, you need to be registered with Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) prior to applying at Red Deer College.  More information on becoming an apprentice.


Registration for the Water Well Driller program opens May 29, 2018

Registered Apprentices learn How to Register

Water Well Driller 2018 – 2019 intakes are:

1st Period
November 5, 2018 - December 14, 2018

2nd Period
January 2, 2019 - February 8, 2019


Tuition Fees:
Class Length Tuition Other Fees Student Pays
6 Weeks $588 $186.50 $774.50

Books and Supply Costs: 

WWDR Course Costs

Registered Apprentices click here to learn How to Register.

Learn about funding options, parking, residence and more.

Learn about our Pre-employment program.  Pre-employment programs are not available for all trades.