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 can be found here.

Water Well Driller 2017 – 2018 intakes are:

1st Period
Jan 2 - Feb 9, 2018

2nd Period
Nov 6 - Dec 15, 2017

Tuition Fees:
Class Length Tuition Other Fees Student Pays
6 Weeks $588 $185 $773


Registered Apprentices click here to learn How to Register.

Learn about funding options, parking, residence and more.

Looking for our Pre-employment program?  Find it here.  Pre-employment programs are not available for all trades.