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API Specification Q2 Fundamentals Training - Presented by Veritas


When: June 09, 2022 - June 10, 2022

Where: Virtual Live Training (Central European Time Zone)

Registration fee (per attendee): $1,000

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Course Summary:

The landscape of our changing work environment is facilitating the need to improve the way the industry approaches the management of quality. API Spec. Q2 was developed to address quality management systems for the service supply organizations for the upstream petroleum and natural gas industries. This three-day training course frames the management system requirements in a managerial and business prospective and will provide you with a working understanding of the document's requirements.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Igor Martic works as an API Lead Auditor for Europe, Africa and Middle East regions. He is a graduate B.Sc. M.Sc. and Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer and B.Sc. Industrial Management with an experience of working on various Oil and Gas inspection projects. Holder of NDT certifications (VT, PT, MT, UT, ET), welding engineer and welding inspector diplomas (EWE, IWE, IWE-C), Chartered Engineer status from Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK, Underwater Inspection Controller CSWIP 3.4U, API ICP certifications (510, 570, 577), IRCA Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, ASQ as Certified Quality Auditor, among others. Published many scientific and engineering articles including SCI index.

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Phone: +381693009909; +971568317899

Course Highlights:

You will be given insight as to the drivers behind Q2'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 Q2 requirements and interpretations.

This course is ideal for both newcomers and those already familiar with similar management system documents, such as API Spec Q1 and ISO 9001:2008. Course topics primarily include sections: (4) Quality Management System Requirements; (5) Service Execution; and (6) Quality Management System Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Improvement. Particular key areas of study include the following:

  • Q2's layout and terminology / definitions / abbreviations, as well as their application
  • Normative references
  • The "process approach" to quality management
  • Quality objectives
  • Management responsibility
  • Competency requirements
  • Control of documents
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Service design
  • Contingency planning
  • Calibration, accuracy vs. minimum test pressures
  • Management of change (MOC)
  • Customer satisfaction process
  • Internal audits
  • Corrective action and root cause analysis

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Identify the scope of API Spec Q2
  • Understand allowable exclusions in API Spec Q2
  • Understand audit criteria using the requirements found in the API Q2 specification
  • Implement a quality management plan based on the requirements of API Spec Q2

Who Should Attend:

  • Applicants for APIQR Q2 Registration
  • Quality System Auditors
  • Quality Assurance Personnel and Management Representatives
  • Well-site service providers
  • 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 of completion will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the requirements of the class and the practical assessment.

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