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API Spec Q1 Fundamentals Course – 3 Days

The landscape of our changing work environment is facilitating the need to improve the way the industry approaches the management of quality. The API Spec Q1 fundamentals course is a 3 days course that frames the API Q1 QMS requirements in a managerial and business prospective and will provide you with a working understanding of the 9th Edition requirements.

This API Spec Q1 fundamentals training is ideal for both beginner and those already familiar with working under API Spec Q1 requirements. The 3 days API Spec Q1 fundamentals course provides an overview of the key concepts, methodologies and quality requirements included in API Specification Q1, 9th Edition.

Duration & Class Hours

The duration of this course is 3 days, as follows:

April 05, 2020 – April 07, 2020

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM GMT Each Day

Training Center Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Registration Amount: $1,395 USD

Early Bird Discount: $1,200 USD (Pre-Booking)

API-U Approved

API-U Approved Q1 Training

Course Highlights

You will be given insight as to the drivers behind API Spec Q1 importance and its value in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry. Using practical examples and hands-on application, this API Q1 fundamentals course is designed to progressively give you introductory to advanced knowledge of API Q1 requirements and interpretations, which includes the requirements of ISO 9001.

The API Q1 fundamentals course is ideal for both newcomers and those already familiar with working under API Specification Q1 requirements. Course topics primarily include sections: (4) Quality Management System Requirements; (5) Product Realization; and (6) Quality Management System Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Improvement. Particular key areas of study include the following:

Learning Objectives

  • An Introduction on The API and Overview of The API Monogram Program
  • Catalysts Necessitating Changes To The 9th Edition
  • Q1’s Layout and Terminology / Definitions / Abbreviations, As Well As Their Application
  • Normative References
  • Product Specifications
  • The “Process Approach” To Quality Management
  • Quality Objectives
  • Management Responsibility
  • Competency Requirements
  • Control of Documents
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Design Input
  • Contingency Planning
  • Calibration, Accuracy vs. Minimum Test Pressures
  • Management of Change (MOC)
  • Customer Satisfaction Process
  • Internal Audits
  • Corrective Action and Root Cause Analysis
  • Annex A

Who Should Attend

  • 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
Comments or Questions? Contact us at or +971 52 777 3484 / +91 99401 78882

Registration Guidelines


Payment by Check / Bank Wire Transfer

Please contact our office for instructions on paying by Check or Bank Wire Transfer. Call us at +971 52 777 3484 / +91 99401 78882 or email us at for more details.

Registration and payment deadline is two weeks prior to the opening date of each course.

*Note: There is a USD $25 service fee for international wire transfers. If paying by wire transfer, please add $25 to the total training amount to cover this fee.



Attendees may transfer their registration to other participants or transfer their payment to other courses two weeks prior to the course. Registration Transfers must be submitted in writing to There will be a 15% administrative fee applied to each registration transfer or changes. Registration Transfers or changes are not allowed within two weeks of the course start date.



Early Bird Registration: 15% discount applies for registrations paid 30 days prior to the class start date.

Group: A $100 per person discount applies when 3 or more employees from the same organization register for the same class.



Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the class start date in order to receive a refund, minus a 15% administrative fee. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to Cancellations are not allowed within two weeks of the course start date.



Lunch and refreshments are provided for the duration of the course. The course material will be provided by our training center.