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Spec Q1 and Q2 Training

API-U instructor-led training courses based on API Specification Q1, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 9th Edition, and API Specification Q2, Quality Management System Requirements for Service Supply Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries, 2nd Edition provide the learner with the knowledge to apply the specifications to their own organizations to fulfill quality management system requirements and customer needs.

These courses incorporate practical examples and hands-on applications to progressively give the learner introductory to advanced knowledge of Q1 and Q2’s requirements and interpretations, explain Q1 and Q2’s importance in the natural gas and oil industry and outline the design and implementation of a quality management system plan with consideration of allowable exclusions, audit criteria, legal requirements, monitoring and analysis.

Training is applicable to:

  • API Monogram licensees and applicants
  • Applicants for APIQR Q2 registration
  • Manufacturers of oilfield equipment
  • Oil company personnel involved with specifying equipment requirements
  • Personnel involved in supplier evaluation activities
  • Quality assurance personnel and management representatives
  • Quality system auditors
  • Well-site service providers

The Fundamentals course is ideal for both newcomers and those already familiar with working under Spec. Q1 or Q2 requirements. The Practitioner course is an extension of the Fundamentals course and further focuses on the execution of product and service quality plans, risk assessment and management, contingency planning and management of change.

New in-person and live, virtual training dates are added on a regular basis in locations and time zones across the globe. To view a list of upcoming courses and to register, visit the API-U Calendar. To learn more about individual API-U-approved training providers, visit the API-U Trainer Directory.

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API is an International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Accredited Provider. Participants in these training courses earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that can be applied towards certifications, licensures or academic credit.

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