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API Spec Q2 1st Edition Training

Be first to learn and understand the requirements for the API Q2 1st Edition by attending TIEC’s technical introduction training course. Get the tools and gain knowledge about the significance and importance of API Spec Q2, and its application to the Service sector of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry.

TIEC’s technical introduction training class will reveal important elements in the Q2 1st Edition in a comprehensive and concise environment, which includes group participation, interaction and discussion on the fundamental topics of API Spec Q2 with an emphasis on Service, Risk Assessment, Contingency Planning and Management of Change requirements. TIEC has provided assistance in the development, implementation and maintenance of Quality Management Systems and its experienced trainers bring a wealth of knowledge to the attendees of this training course.

Course Overview
This two-day course will provide an informative look at the requirements, interpretations, and practical applications of the quality management principles as based on the First Edition of API Specification Q2, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Service Supply Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries. The course will thoroughly examine the requirements of the API Spec Q2.

Course Objectives
Upon completion, attendees will have an understanding of the key concepts, methodologies, and requirements involved in implementing a successful Quality Management System that conforms to the requirements of API Spec Q2 1st Edition. Attendees will understand the scope, allowable exclusions, and the current interpretations, expectations and applications of this important document.

Course Outline

Introduction to Quality Management Principles
Overview of API and API Spec Q2 history and evolution
Industry issues prompting development of Q2 1st Edition
Section 1: Scope and Exclusions
Section 2: Normative References
Section 3: Terms and Definitions
Section 4: Quality Management System Requirements
Section 5: Service Realization and Service Related Product
Section 6: Quality Management System Measurement, Analysis and Improvement

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for anyone working within the Oil and Gas Industry as a Service Organization, Operator, or Supplier under API Spec Q2 requirements including but not limited to:

API Spec Q2 Service Related Companies and Applicants
Quality Assurance Personnel and Management Representatives
Engineers and Engineering Management Personnel
Quality System Auditors and Professionals
Personnel involved in Supplier Assessment Activities
Personnel involved with Specifying Service and/or Service Related Product Requirements
Maintenance, Inspection and Test Personnel

Mr. Ed Durante, is an engineering professional with 40 years of experience in project management, engineering, quality assurance, training, and auditing in the nuclear, petroleum, industrial construction an manufacturing industries. He has worked for over 30 years with the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Standardization Committees, serving as a member of the API Committee on Quality, Chairman of the API Subcommittee on Auditor Training and Qualification, Chairman of the joint API and ISO Workgroup responsible for developing API Q1 8th Edition/ISO TS 29001; member of the Subcommittee on Quality (SC18) for 30 years; worked on development of API Q1 and Q2 since their inception; and an experienced API Lead Auditor. Mr. Durante is a former API Master Trainer and has presented API Training programs on behalf of API worldwide for over 18 years. Currently, he is Chairman of the API Task Group for Improvements to the API Monogram Program, with over 35 years of experience in developing Quality Management Systems worldwide.

Mr. Don Kemper, is a quality management and auditing professional with 36 years of experience in quality operations, supply chain assessments, vendor audits, audit management, technical advisory services, quality assurance, pipe, coatings and equipment inspections, HSSE, warehousing, and training. Don’s auditing experience includes ISO (9001, 14001, 18001), API, PED, and Registrar Certification. Quality Management Systems and projects include: Upstream and downstream manufacturing, drilling, exploration in petroleum industries located worldwide in over 20 countries. Don has participated for over 23 years on the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Standardization Committees serving on subcommittees: SC 5-Tubulars (API 5L, API 5CT API 5B), SC18-Quality (API Q1, API Q2) and SC20-Supply Chain Standards. Don is an experienced API Q1 and Q2 Senior Auditor having conducted Q2 Beta, Mock, GAP and Certification/Licensing audits for the API and is approved for over 40 API Product Standards. He holds numerous auditing and inspection certifications, such as IRCA, RABQSA and API, plus is an approved auditor for several of the world’s largest oil, gas and service corporations. Formerly an API Master Trainer of API Q1 and Q2 Specifications, he has trained on a number of other API Product Specifications as well. Don has been a guest lecturer in the energy industry for over 20 years for various associations and at numerous industry events.

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TIEC can assist you with the development, training, implementation and maintenance of these systems by incorporating these requirements within your current operating system.

Our certified auditors have extensive industry experience with Manufacturers and Service suppliers to provide thorough, independent and objective auditing.

Our Inspection Services staff has a vast array of knowledge in Oil & Gas, Ship Building, Aerospace and Structured inspections.

TIEC offers several online training courses these are : API Specification Q1 9th Edition (incl. Addendum 2), API Specification Q2, API Spec Q1 9th Edition Risk, Contingency Planning and Management of Change and others.

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