API Specification Q2 Practitioner (1st Edition)

An Intensive 4-Day Training Course

API Specification Q2 Practitioner (1st Edition)

Specification for Service Supply Organisation

Scheduled Dates

25 - 28 Dec 2023 Dubai - UAE $4,950
12 - 15 Feb 2024 Dubai - UAE $4,950
01 - 04 Jul 2024 London - UK $4,950
23 - 26 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.  API Specification Q2 was developed to address quality management systems for the service supply organizations for the upstream petroleum and natural gas industries. This four-day training frames the management system requirements in a managerial and business prospective and will provide you with a working understanding of the document’s requirements.

Delegates will be given insight as to the drivers behind Q2’s importance and its value in the Oil & Natural Gas Industry.

The Q2 course topics primarily include sections:

  • Quality Management System Requirements
  • Service Execution
  • Quality Management System Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement

In addition, this PetroKnowledge Practitioner training course covers the critical clauses and controls, teaches service providers how to properly develop, deploy, implement, and sustain the specification and teaches operators how to review and audit for maximum effectiveness. In this PetroKnowledge training course it will discuss the fundamentals and thoroughly examine the key controls within the standard and how to apply them to eliminate risk while improving operations.

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 different phases of a quality management system: development (documentation), implementation and maintenance
  • How to minimize the likelihood of nonconformity in the execution of service
  • How to achieve continual improvement
  • How to minimize process variation and waste

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

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

  • 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.

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

  • Using practical examples and hands-on application, this course is designed to progressively give delegates introductory to advanced knowledge of Q2 requirements and interpretations.
  • To ensure learning, this training session is a mix of presentation and practical activities and exercises, designed to allow participants to apply what they learn.

Organisational Impact

This helps the candidates to implement API Q2 standard for service supply organisation.

Personal Impact

The Attendee will gain appropriate needed knowledge for implementation of API Q2 required standard and to face the Audit

Daily Agenda

Day One

  • Module 01: Welcome & Introductions
  • Module 02: Importance of API Spec Q2 to industry
    • History of API Spec Q2, Business drivers for developing API Q2 & Industry response, Incorporation with QMS with additional requirements for the service industry, Overview of API Spec Q2.
  • Module 03: Overview & Exclusions
    • Understand business practice & QMS,
    • Similarities between API Spec Q2 and API Spec Q1, Difference between API Spec Q2, API Spec Q1 And ISO 9001:2015, Understand the Service supply organization scope under API Q2, Know the permissible “Exclusion” to Q2

Day Two

  • Module 04: Quality Management System Requirements
    • QMS Structure, Quality Policy, Quality Objectives, Planning, Communication, Management Responsibilities, Organizational capability, Documents Requirements, Control of Records
  • Module 05: Realization of Service & Service-Related Product
    • Contract Review, Risk Assessment & Management, D&D, Contingency Planning, Purchasing, Execution of Services, Control of Testing, Measuring & Detection Equipment, Service performance validation, Control of NC’s

Day Three

Module 06: Execution of Services

  • Control of Service Execution, Service Quality Plan, Identification & Traceability, Service-Related product status, Customer property, Validation of SRP, Preventive maintenance, Inspection & Test program, Customer notification
  • Module 07: QMS Measurement, Analysis & Improvement
    • Customer Satisfaction, Internal Audit, Management Review, Analysis of Data, CAPA
  • Module 08: Execution of Service & Service Quality Plan
    • Minimum SQP content, SQP approval requirements, Effective SQP, Required Customer Notification

Day Four

  • Module 09: Risk Assessment & Management
    • Concept & Principle, Difference between Risk Assessment & Risk Management, Risk Management process, 4T’s to manage risk, Risk Evaluation tools & techniques, Risk communication
  • Module 10: Contingency Planning
    • Contingency Planning for services, Contingency Planning for elements, Q2 elements that align with contingency planning
  • Module 11: Management of Change
    • All MOC’s must undergo a risk assessment
    • Service Quality Plan changes, Outside contingency requires MOC, Customer notification for residual risk







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

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How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • 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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