API Auditor, API Q1 and API Q2 Training and Consulting Services

API Q1, API Q2, Fundamentals and Practitioner, and Audit Fundamentals and Lead Auditor training courses are conducted by an approved API-U Trainer, with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry as a Master Auditor, Inspector and quality professional.  API-U training courses encourage understanding through individual and group exercises that are based on realistic case studies and practical examples.

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Quality Management Systems, API Q1, API Q2 and ISO 9001
ATCS uses strategies for development and implementation of API Q1, API Q2 and ISO 9001:2015 quality management systems that are based upon proven practices that have been employed by a variety of manufacturing and services organizations.  We provide practical and realistic solutions to solve problems.

API Product Monogram License
ATCS can provide any level of support needed for obtaining an API Q1 or Q2 certification or an API product monogram license.  Contact us for a quote to provide support for an API quality management system certification or API product monogram license for 4F, 5CT, 6A, 6D, 7-1, 8C, 16A or others.

Intro to Risk Management and Root Cause Analysis
This workshop is an Exemplar Global certified training course that provides participants with an overview of the principles of risk management and root cause analysis.  Individual and group exercises provide hands-on practice to help familiarize with the different methods used for risk management and root cause analysis.  This workshop examines how to effectively use FMEA, heat maps, and Bowtie diagrams as well as root cause analysis tools that include scatter diagrams, Fishbone diagrams, and Why tree analysis vs. 5 Whys.   Participants will learn the strengths as well as the weaknesses of each of these strategies. An Exemplar Global graduate certification is issued after successful completion of training.   

Internal Audits
The effectiveness of an internal audit program for API Q1, API Q2 or ISO 9001:2015 is dependent on the Auditor’s qualifications, knowledge, and experience. ATCS Auditors maintain current certifications.  ATCS Auditor certifications issued by accredited ISO 17024 certification bodies, such as PECB and Exemplar Global or other recognized organizations such as ASQ and IRCA.

Auditor Training, API Q1, Q2 and ISO 9001
ATCS’s Audit Fundamentals training courses provide a base for those with limited quality management system or audit experience.  API Lead Auditor training provides experienced Auditor with a refresher on audit fundamentals.  This information is combined with recent changes to audit techniques and new API Q1, API Q2 and ISO 9001:2015 requirements. Discussion on interpretations for API Q1, API Q2 and ISO 9001:2015 requirements are included.

API Q1 Certification & API 6D Monogram Lic. Workshop
This 2-day API-U workshop has been developed for those such as management or staff responsible for assisting their company through the API Q1 certification and API 6D product monogram license process.  Participants will be familiarized with the API Q1 and API 6D onsite audit certification process.  Discussion topics will include QMS and product planning, requirements for documentation, records, design packages, allowable exclusions, monogramable product, and the minimum qualification requirements that must be met for API product monogram Licensee eligibility. This workshop provides information needed to plan successfully, estimate costs, timing and to identify the resources necessary to obtain API Q1 certification and API 6D product monogram license.

2020 API-U & Exemplar Global Certified  Training Courses at a Glance




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