API Specification Q1 Fundamentals and Practitioner Training

API Specification Q1, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 9th Edition

API Specification Q1, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 9th Edition

ABOUT THE COURSE

API Specification Q1 is the quality management standard for the petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. API Spec Q1 is advanced requirements for Petroleum, Petrochemical, Oil and Natural Gas Industries could efficiently meet the industry demands  for an effective Quality Management System among manufacturing organizations.

The API Spec. Q1, 9th Edition Training Course is  4 days course cover topics - management system requirements. Normative references, Product specifications, The “process approach” to quality management, Quality objectives, Management responsibility, Competency requirements, Control of documents, Calibration, accuracy vs. minimum test pressures, Allowable exclusions, Importance of legal requirements, Definitions of key terminology used in API Spec Q1, QMS requirements in the specification, Types of documents needed to support implementation evidence, Control of documented information, Contract review, Risk Assessment and Management, Competency requirements, Product realization – Design and development, Controls on Design, Design documentation requirements, Contingency planning & Purchasing controls, Production /Service provision requirements, Control of Testing, Measuring, Monitoring Equipment (TMME) requirement, Analysis, and Improvement process for products, and related documented information, API Q1 Monogram Program, Risk assessment and Risk management, Contingency plan, Management of Change (MOC).Customer satisfaction process, Internal audits, Corrective action and root cause analysis.

API Spec Q1 is  quality management standard for product manufacturers, Manufacturing companies applicable for oil and gas industry.

API U Approved provider API Specification Q1 Fundamentals attendance certificate will be issued for participants who attend the fundamental training completely

API U Approved Provider API Specification Q1 Practitioner Certificate will be issued for participants who complete the attendance of training and pass the objective examination.

 

API Q1 Fundamentals Course – 2.5 Days - Covers All the 6 clauses of  API Q1  9th Edition, It has a continuous assessment throughout the course, Fundamentals Certificate will be issued to the participant once  you pass the continuous assessments, This course is approved by API U.

API Q1 Practitioner Course – 4 Days - Covers All the 6 clauses of  API Q1  9th Edition, In addition API Monogram program requirements  and gives an opportunity for participant to practice the new concepts of Risk Assessment, MOC, PQP in detail. It has an Objective type assessment at the end of the course You can get a Practitioner certificate if you pass and a Fundamentals certificate if you are not able to make it. This course is approved by API U

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE COURSE?

There are 10 modules which covers

  • Importance of API Spec Q1 to Industry,
  • API History,
  • Importance of API, Quality management systems ,Process approach, Business related drivers to API Spec Q1,
  • Application of  API Spec Q1, Allowable exclusions, Importance of legal requirements,
  • Definitions of key terminology used in API Spec Q1,
  • QMS requirements in the specification,
  • Types of documents needed to support implementation evidence,
  • Control of documented information,
  • Contract review,
  • Risk Assessment and Management, Product realization – Design and development, Controls on Design, Design documentation requirements,
  • Contingency planning & Purchasing controls,
  • Production /Service provision requirements,
  • Control of Testing, Measuring, Monitoring Equipment (TMME) requirement, Analysis, and Improvement process for products, and related documented information,
  • API Q1 Monogram Program,
  • Risk assessment and Risk management, Contingency plan, Management of Change (MOC).

WHAT IS THE COURSE METHODOLOGY?

  • Group discussions,
  • Group Exercise
  • Practical exam (Case study)
  • Brain Storming
  • Live Discussions
  • Exercises
  • Sharing Practical Experiences.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?

This course is specially designed for:

  • API Monogram Licensees and Applicants,
  • Quality System Auditors,
  • Quality Assurance Personnel and Management Representatives, Manufacturers of Oilfield.
  • Organizations (Manufacturers of Oilfield Equipment)
  • Person who is  interested in API Certification
  • API Monogram Licensees / API Applicants
  • Person who require detailed knowledge of API QMS audit process
  • Person managing API Monogram and API QMS in the organization
  • Person who wish to implement API Monogram & QMS in their organization
  • Students (Graduate, post-graduate) & others.
WHO IS THE COURSE ADVISOR?

Parthiban Venugopal – API - Approved Trainer - API Specification Q1 Fundamentals and Practitioner Training.

Educational Qualification – BE (Production Engineer).

IRCA Approved Lead Auditor & Trainer for  QMS (ISO 9001:2015), EMS (ISO 14001:2015), OHSMS (ISO 45001:2018), ENMS - ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (ISO 50001:2018, BCMS (Security and Resilience/ Business Continuity Management Systems).

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
  • Demonstrate the Importance of API Spec Q1 to oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrate the importance of compliance to applicable Legal Requirements.
  • Identify the Quality Management System Requirements.
  • Apply Planning requirements for Product Realization (5.1 – 5.3)
  • Understand Design and Development within quality management systems
  • Analyse and Create Con tangency Planning
  • Identify QMS Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement.
  • Define API’s Monogram program requirements
  • Apply the principles of Risk Assessment & Management
  • Analyse and Development Contingency Plans.
  • Evaluate and Create a Management of Change plan.

 

  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • Clear understanding of the API Q1 9th Edition layout and terminology / definitions / abbreviations, as well as their application.
    •  To get Clear understanding about normative references given in the API Specification 1
    • To Gain Knowledge about API Spec 1 to reduce your operating costs by eliminating waste, reducing risk, and controlling process variation.
    • To Gain Knowledge to minimize customer complaints.
    • Better understanding about risk assessment and management, document control and competency requirements.
    • The importance of meeting customer requirements and enhance customer satisfaction.
    • To mitigate business risk and identify opportunities to improve customer satisfaction

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