With the recent changes of API Q1 and Q2, a number of Organisations have found, that the changes have a very significant impact. However, what has emerged from experience is that to implement the changes is not an obvious path. Charter 4 can assist you with the transition. We look at what is available in this article.
The BS EN 1090 Standard made it an offence to supply non-conforming steelwork. We look at the issues.
Quality Management in the Oil and Gas industry falls under the API Specifications Q1 and Q2. Last year after the 9th Edition API Q1 Standard upgrade, Charter 4 Solutions assisted 30% of Applicants in the UK. This year, the figure has increased.
Major Purchasers of Oil & Gas Services specified that their Suppliers need to be certified to Q2 by 2016. This seems to be falling short. The industry needs to wake up to the need for urgent training.
Unfortunately, there are not enough people who have the Responsible Welding Coordinator qualification. This qualification has become critical since the law changed to ensure that a RWC is required to oversee steel fabrication processes. Calls for more training courses show there is industry concern