API Lead Auditor

API Q1 or Q2 Lead Auditor Course

API Specification Q1 or API Specification Q2

API Specification Q1 or API Specification Q2

API

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

This multi-day course focuses on the principles of effectively auditing and leading an audit team of your quality management systems, including API Specification Q1 or API Specification Q2. Topics covered include: Applying the principles, procedures and techniques of planning and conducting effective audits, Managing the audit process from planning to reporting to closing out nonconformities, Leading and directing an audit team from assigning audit tasks, communicating with team members, coordinating the audit to taking responsibility of the audit output (report and nonconformities) Demonstrating personal attributes and skills expected from lead auditors, including handling conflicts within the audit team.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Define key auditing concepts, ethics, and standards used in the auditing process
  • Demonstrate how to develop an audit program
  • Understand how to conduct an effective audit
  • Execute post audit activities
  • Illustrate how to lead an audit
  • Describe the responsibilities of the audit team leader

 

CEUS AND CERTIFICATES:

This course is accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training. Participants meeting the requirements of the course will be awarded the following:

  • CEUs: 1.8
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the requirements of the class and the practical assessment.

 

Key Benefits for employee and employer:

  • Develop API Q1 and Q2 auditors , who can do internal and external audits
  • Team Obtain skills to plan, schedule and perform , report and follow up audits.
  • Identify the benefits and aim of API Q1 & Q2 audits.
  • Obtain globally recognized certification.
  • Learn with experience from TUV SUD auditors and experts.

TRAINING DURATION

3 Days


OUTLINE:

  • Module 1
    • Welcome address.
    • Training protocols.
    • Group activity.
    • Platforms used for Training
    • Activity – 1.1 Introduction
    • Activity – 1.2 Training expectation.
    • Activity – 1.3 Group exercise – Video – Case Study.
    • Terms and definition – Basics Audit.
    • Activity – 1.4
  • Module 2 A
    • Principles and Audit Program Management.

    • Principles of Audit.

    • Types of Audits

    • Types of Oil and Gas Companies

    • List of Characteristics that impact on Audits.

    • Preparation for Establishing API Audit Program.

    • Inputs for programming.

    • Auditor Objectives.

    • Competences and Skills.

    • Extend of Audit Program

    • Multi Locations and Logistics.

    • Group Case- Risk Evaluation for Audit Programs and Execution.

    • Activity 2.1 -Awareness Discussion

    • Activity 2.2 -Group activity.

    • Activity 2.3 - Group activity.

    • Activity 2.4 - Group activity.

    • AUDIT Program – ELEMENTS.

    • Objectives for Audit Program.

    • Activity 2.5 - Group activity.

    • Importance of Risks and Opportunities for Audits.

    • Roles and responsibilities for the individual Managing the Audit Program.

    • Competence of Auditors and its importance.

  • Module 2 B
    • IMPLEMENTING AUDIT PROGRAMME.

    • Implementing Audit Programme

    • Audit methods

    • Objectives - Audit Programme.

    • Scope - Audit Programme.

    • Review - Scope for Manufacturing Companies.

    • Review - Scope for Servicing Companies.

    • Audit Criteria.

    • Audit Methods  and Types

    • Risk of Remote audits

    • Activity – 2.6 Group Activity

    • Selection of audit team.

    • Evaluation of Auditor Competence

    • Activity – 2.7 Group Activity

    • Managing Audit Programme Results / Records / Performance.

    • Activity – Group activity.

  • Module 3
    • CONDUCTING AN AUDIT

    • Preparing Audit Activities

    • Contact with Auditee

    • Audit Planning

    • Review Documentation

    • Risk Approach

    • Activity 3.1 - Group Case study : Prepare and effective Audit Planning

    • Audit Tools

    • Audit Documentation

    • Activity 3.2 (True / False)

    • Selection and Confirmation Team of Auditors

    • Conducting Audit Activities

    • Guides and Observers

    • Opening Meeting

    • Activity 3.3 Group Case: Analyze the following “Opening Meeting Material”.

  • Module 4
    • CONDUCTING AN AUDIT-STARTING ACTIVITIES.

    • Audit Process Objective.

    • Audit Execution Process

    • Activity – Calibration of concepts.

    • Collecting and verifying information

    • Methods of collecting information

    • Generating Audit Findings.

    • Activity - Group Case: Collecting information

    • Activity – True or False.

    • Audit Conclusions

    • Activity – True or False.

    • The “Finding Writing Formula”.

    • Conducting Closing Meeting

    • Activity - Group Case

  • Module 5
    • AUDIT CONCLUSIONS , REPORT AND FOLLOW UP.

    • Audit Closing Process and Report Process

    • Closing Meeting

    • Activity – True or False.

    • Report Process

    • Audit Reporting

    • Writing a Non-Conformance

    • Activity – True or False.

    • Audit Follow Up

    • Activity - Group Case study.

  • Module 6
    • API Q1 - LEAD AUDITOR - QMS Requirements.

    • Lead Auditor - Applicability - Oil and Gas Industry

    • Global View of Section 4

    • Activity – True or False.

    • Global View of Section 4

    • Final Activity.

  • Module 7 - Q1
    • API Q1 - LEAD AUDITOR - Auditing Section 05.

    • Auditor - Toolkit.

    • Auditor Obstacles.

    • Activity.

    • Q1- Hands On.

    • Activity.

    • Activity – True or False.

    • Q1- Audits for Product Performance.

    • Final Activity.

  • Module 7 - Q2
    • API Q2 - LEAD AUDITOR - Auditing Section 05.

    • Auditor - Toolkit

    • Auditor Obstacles

    • Activity

    • Q2- Hands On

    • Activity

    • Activity – True or False

    • Q2- Audits for Product Performance

    • Final Activity

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