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API Specification Q1 9th Ed. Fundamentals Training - Presented by Aston Technical Consulting Services LLC

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When: June 14, 2021 - June 15, 2021

Where: Virtual Live Training (Central Standard Time)

Presented by Aston Technical Consulting Services, LLC

The landscape of our changing work environment is facilitating the need to improve the way the industry approaches the management of quality. The API Spec. Q1, 9th Edition Training Course is a 2.5 day course that frames the management system requirements in a managerial and business prospective and will provide you with a working understanding of the 9th Edition requirements. 

Course Highlights:

You will be given insight as to the drivers behind Q1’s importance and its value in the Oil & Natural Gas Industry. Using practical examples and hands-on application, this course is designed to progressively give you introductory to advanced knowledge of Q1’s requirements and interpretations, which includes the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.

This course is ideal for both newcomers and those already familiar with working under Spec. Q1 requirements. Course topics primarily include sections: (4) Quality Management System Requirements; (5) Product Realization; and (6) Quality Management System Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Improvement. Particular key areas of study include the following: 

  • An introduction on the API and overview of the API Monogram Program
  • Catalysts necessitating changes to the 9th Edition
  • Q1's layout and terminology / definitions / abbreviations, as well as their application
  • Normative references
  • Product specifications
  • The "process approach" to quality management
  • Quality objectives
  • Management responsibility
  • Competency requirements
  • Control of documents
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Design input
  • Contingency planning
  • Calibration, accuracy vs. minimum test pressures
  • Management of change (MOC)
  • Customer satisfaction process
  • Internal audits
  • Corrective action and root cause analysis
  • Annex A

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe Importance of API Spec Q1 to oil and gas industry
  • Understand the Legal Requirements of Q1
  • Identify Quality Management System Requirements
  • Apply Planning requirements for Product Realization (5.1 – 5.3)
  • Understand Design and Development within quality management systems
  • Analyze and Create Contingency Planning
  • Identify QMS Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement

Who Should Attend:

  • API Monogram Licensees and Applicants
  • Quality System Auditors
  • Quality Assurance Personnel and Management Representatives
  • Manufacturers of Oilfield Equipment
  • Personnel involved in Supplier Evaluation Activities
  • Oil Company Personnel involved with Specifying Equipment Requirements

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: 1.35

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the practical exam.

About the Instructor:

Bill Aston is a certified Exemplar Global (RABQSA) Master Auditor. Bill has worked in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries for over 40 years. His past work experiences include QA/QC, Risk management, Personnel Training, and Auditing as related to Gas plant operations, Supply chain quality management, Plant construction projects, Onshore and Offshore pipelines construction projects, and development of quality management systems for certification and API product monogram licenses. Other professional certifications include PECB certified Lead Auditor, ASQ Certified Quality Auditor, and an Exemplar Global Recognized Training Provider. Bill is a member of API Quality Subcommittee 18, API Supply Chain Management Subcommittee 20, and US TAG to ISO TC 176 and TC 67.

For More Information:

Please email training@astontechconsult.com