Major Purchasers of Oil & Gas Services have specified that their Suppliers need to be certified to Q2 by December 2015. This means projects need to be started as soon as possible especially with the demand for API Assessors at present.
Service related organisation had difficulty complying with the 8th Edition of API Q1, which is theory included Services for the Oil & Gas Industry. However Q1 was oriented towards manufacturing. This is why the API Q2 standard was developed for Service and Product Service organisations. However Companies are finding that the interpretation not easy. Additionally the API application process is very different from applying for ISO 9001 and other ISO Management Standards.
Charter 4 can assist you achieve Certification, using onsite or remote training, coaching and support, often on a one to one basis.