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Houston, TX 77019

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Overview of the Course

This course has been designed to meet the needs of both Operators and Service Providers and covers all requirements of the API Q2 specification including the intent and application. In addition, it covers the critical clauses and controls, teaching service providers how to properly develop, deploy, implement and sustain the specification and operators how to review and audit for maximum effectiveness. In this course, we discuss the fundamentals and thoroughly examine the key controls within the standard and how to apply them to eliminate risk while improving operational efficiency.

Participants who successfully pass the PSG’s exam will receive a certificate of “Certified API Q2 Practitioner” and all other participants who attend the entire course will receive a Certificate of Participation.

What You Will Learn?

  • You will learn about the management system requirements in a managerial and business prospective.
  • The Couse will provide a working understanding of the document's requirements.
  • 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 will give you progressively introductory to advanced knowledge of Q2 requirements and interpretations.
  • Course primarily include key sections: (4) Quality Management System Requirements; (5) Service Execution; and (6) Quality Management System Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Improvement.

The Course Content


  • Introduction and Importance of API Q2

- Learning Objectives:

- Why API Q2

- Business Drivers

- Industry Collaboration

- Evolution and Benefits of Standardization

- Principles of ISO and API 2

  • Auditing Process

- Process Based QMS

- Process & Risk-Based QMS (API Spec Q2)

- API Spec Q2 Impact To The Industry

- Auditing API Spec Q2

- Key Takeaways

  • Overview and Exclusions

- Learning Objectives

- API Spec Q1 VS. API Spec Q2

- Scope and Exclusions

- Terms, Definitions, Abbreviations And Acronyms

- Key Takeaways


  • QMS Requirements

- Learning Objectives

- Management System

- Communication

- Management Responsibility

- Organization Capability

- Documentation Requirements

- Control of Records

  • Realization of Service and Service Requirements

- Learning Objectives

- Contract Review

- Determination of Requirements

- Review of Requirements

- Planning

- Risk Assessment and Management

- Design and Development Input & Outputs

- Other applicable Requirements

- Design Verification, Review and Approval

  • Contingency Planning
  • Purchasing

- Planning

- Information

  • Execution of Service

- Service Quality Plan

- Control of Subcontractors

- Identification & Traceability

  • Customer Property
  • Preventive Maintenance, Inspection, And Test Program

- Control of Testing. Measuring, Monitoring, And Detection Equipment

- Service Performance Validation


  • Control of Nonconformities
  • Verification And Documentation

- Customer Notification

  • Management of Change
  • QMS Measurement, Analysis and Improvements

- Learning Objectives

- Customer Satisfaction

- Internal Audit

- Analysis of Data

- Improvement

- Corrective Action

- Preventive Action

- Management Review

Course Recap

- Required Procedures And Records

Who Should Attend This Course

This course has been designed for wide range of professionals but it is most suitable for personnel responsible for product and service delivery, quality performance and reliability. However, following personnel are encouraged to consider to attend this course:

  • 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
  • Student students at all levels (B Tech./MSc./M.Tech. or Faculty from reputed academic institutions and technical institutions who wish to work with Oil & Gas Companies like Chevron, ExxonMobil, BHP Billiton, BP, Total, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes etc.

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2129 Peckham Street


Houston, TX 77019

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