API Specification Q1 Practitioner (9th Edition)

An Intensive 4-Day Training Course

API Specification Q1 Practitioner (9th Edition)

Specification for Quality Management Systems for Oil & Gas Manufacturing Organisation

Scheduled Dates

04 - 07 Dec 2023 Dubai - UAE $4,950
15 - 18 Jan 2024 Dubai - UAE $4,950
10 - 13 Jun 2024 London - UK $4,950
02 - 05 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $4,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

The landscape of our changing work environment is facilitating the need to improve the way the industry approaches the management of quality.  The API Specification Q1, 9th Edition Training Course is a four-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.  

Delegates 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.

Course topics primarily include sections:

  • Quality Management System Requirements
  • Product Realization
  • Quality Management System Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this PetroKnowledge training course, participants should have the knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • The Importance of API Specification Q1 & Monogram program role of statutory & regulatory legal requirements in Q1
  • How exclusion is applied to an entire organization
  • Understand significant terms, definitions and abbreviations that will be reviewed through Q1
  • QMS requirements and steps for a successful implementation

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • 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

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Participants to this PetroKnowledge training course will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the seminar outline with the Tutor utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques.

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.

Organisational Impact

This helps the candidates to implement API Q1 standard for manufacturing and service organisation which also help to attract bigger customers/ clients in oil and gas industry 

Personal Impact

The Attendee will gain appropriate & needed knowledge for implementation of API Q1 required standard and to face the Audit

Daily Agenda

Day One:

  • Module 01: API Spec Q1 Welcome and Intros
  • Module 02: Importance of API Spec Q1 to Industry History of API Spec Q1, Business related drivers to API Spec Q1, Applications of API
  • Module 03: Overview, Exclusions & Legal requirements Importance of legal requirements, Key Terminology used in API Spec Q1, Allowable Exclusions.
  • Module 04: Quality Management Requirements Identify QMS requirements in the specifications, determine participation in the QMS & describe their roles, Outline the type of documents needed to support the QMS & to define how they should be managed.

Day Two:

  • Module 05
  • Module 5(A): Product Realizations Contract Review requirements, Planning requirements for product realization, Requirements for accessing and documenting risks throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Module 5(B): Design & Development
    • Design & Development process, Element required for D&D procedures.
  • Module 5(C): Contingency planning & Purchasing Process for Contingency planning & purchasing, Elements required for documenting Contingency planning & Purchasing.
  • Module 5(D): Production and Service provision
    • Elements of the production and service provision, Types of information’s needed for production & servicing documentations, Requirement of Product Quality Plan.

Day Three

  • Module 5(E): Control of Testing, Measuring, Monitoring Equipment (TMME) requirements.
    • Control of TMME requirements, Elements required for documenting control of TMME procedures.
  • Module 06: QMS Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Improvements (MMAI)
    • QMS MMAI process for products, Elements required for documenting QMS MMAI procedures
  • Module 07: API Monogram program
    • Scope of API Q1 Monogram program, Understanding of the API Q1 monogram program, QMS requirements for application to the API Q1 monogram program, Use of the API Q1 monogram program.
  • Module 08: Risk Assessment & Management
    • Concept & principles for Risk Management, Risk assessment & Risk management, Risk management process, Risk evaluation tools & techniques.

Day Four:

  • Module 09: Contingency Planning
    • Elements of a contingency plan, Documentation, training & communication requirements, Customer notifications.
  • Module 10: Management of Change (MOC) Organizational Structure, Key & essential structure, Critical suppliers, Changes resulting from corrective / preventive actions.

Written Exams


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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