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API Spec Q1 Lead Implementer Course – 4 Days

This course is ideal for those already familiar with or working under the management system standard (API Spec Q1, ISO 9001, etc). The 4 days API Spec Q1 Lead Implementer Course provides an overview of the key concepts, methodologies, and quality requirements included in API Specification Q1, 9th Edition. Also understanding of the auditing process, how to prepare, plan, and executes internal audits.

Vegas Consulting conducts API QMS lead auditor and internal auditor workshop based training session for API standards and certifications. An opportunity to learn from the best in the Oil & Gas industry about getting certified and implementing API quality management system.

In this immense workshop based training, you will learn the implementation basics of API Spec Q1, ISO 9001:2015, API Monogram programs and what makes these so valuable, and why you need to know the fundamentals of requirements.

The API Spec Q1 lead auditor training program provides both technical knowledge and practical skills essential to become a competent API internal auditor or lead auditor. Awareness, documentation & auditor’s training seminars are designed to provide a basic understanding of quality management system (QMS) based on ISO 9001, and API Spec Q1 Standard.

Duration & Class Hours

The duration of this course is 4 days, as follows:

February 28, 2020 – March 02, 2020

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

Training Center Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Who Can Attend The Training?

  • Organizations / Personnel interested in API Spec Q1 Certification
  • API Monogram Licensees / API Applicants
  • Quality Assurance Personnel
  • Management Representatives
  • Manufacturers of Oilfield Equipment
  • API – Quality Management System Auditors
  • Person who require detailed knowledge of API QMS audit process
  • A person who wish to implement or maintain API Monogram & QMS in their organization
  • Students (Graduate, post-graduate) & others
  • Auditors looking to upgrade their auditing skills

Course Approach & Material

Workshop based training, combining various techniques like:

  • Live Discussions, Brain Storming, Case Studies
  • Exercises, Readings & Sharing Practical Experiences
  • Best in Class Audit Practices
  • Mock Audits & Feedback session from the above exercises

Course Content

  • Introduction to API Quality Management System
  • API Monogram Program requirements
  • Requirements for API QMS Internal Auditor Certification
  • Overview of ISO 9000 Series
  • Overview of API Spec Q1
  • Brief Discussion and Training on QMS 9001:2015 Requirements
  • Brief Discussion and Training on API Spec Q1, 9th Edition Requirements
  • Introduction to QMS Auditing & Practices
  • Audit Planning & Audit Techniques for QMS
  • Brief Discussion and Training on Legal & Other Requirements for QMS
  • Audit protocol; Recording and Reporting Non-conformances
  • Evaluating Audit Non-conformities
  • Preparing Audit Reports and Records
  • Corrective Action and Audit Closeout Process
  • Audit Follow-up; Group Presentation & Case Studies
  • Role Play; Written Examination
Comments or Questions? Contact us at or +971 52 777 3484 / +91 77080 08076

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 77080 08076 or email us at for more details.

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



Attendees may transfer their registration to other participants or transfer their payment to other courses 30 days 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 30 days of the course start date.



Early Bird Registration: 10% discount applies for registrations paid 30 days prior to the class start date.

Group: 5% per person discount applies when 2 or more employees from the same organization register for the same class.



Cancellations must be made 30 days 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 30 days of the course start date.



Lunch and refreshments are provided for the duration of the course. The course material will be provided by Vegas Consulting.