The API Certification Program is a voluntary licensing program designed to facilitate the consistent manufacturing of product that conforms to API standards. The program requires that manufacturers maintain the capabilities, including the resources, processes and technology, to manufacture products that fall within the scope of licensing.
The Certification Program gives licensed manufacturers an opportunity to mark conforming product so that it is easily recognizable and identifiable in the field. The Licensee must implement, maintain and continually improve their quality management system to meet the oil and gas industry’s quality management system specification, API Spec Q1 & Q2. The API QMS & Monogram Licenses are only issued after an on-site audit has verified that the facility meets the program requirements.
Licensees are required to maintain continued management system conformity to API Spec Q1 as well as the product standard and program requirements. In order for a license to remain active, the licensee must go through a renewal audit after each 3 year period. All licensees, licensing information and licensing statuses are identified on the API Composite List, an on-line directory.
The Certification Program requirements and obligations, including use of the mark, reporting on nonconforming equipment, QMS conformity with API Spec Q1 & Q2, and product conformity with the specification, are enforced through a legally binding agreement between API and the Licensee.
API Q1 & Q2 CONSULTANCY AND TRAINING
API MONOGRAM CONSULTANCY
API Q1 & Q2 YEARLY MAINTENANCE CONTRACT.
API Q1 & Q2 AWARENESS TRAINING
API Q1& Q2 FUNDAMENTALS TRAINING
API Q1 & Q2 AUDIT PRACTICE TRAINING