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CARGO SURVEYING

12 weeks by distance learning

Cargo surveying plays a critical role in maritime trade and transport. This certificate will benefit professionals involved in the carriage of goods by sea as it both defines and explains the role of the cargo surveyor, plus provides the essential knowledge of cargo characteristics, stowage and securing techniques and marine insurance which are so central to shipping.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/ccs

Course Contents:

  • General Principles of Cargo Surveying
  • Conducting Cargo Surveys
  • Stowage and Securing of Cargoes
  • Characteristics and Particular Issues of Non-Liquid Cargoes
  • Characteristics and Particular Issues of Liquid Cargoes
  • Marine Insurance

Ideal for:

  • Marine surveyors interested in a cargo specialisation and industry starters aiming for a career in cargo surveying
  • Marine insurance assessors, P&I underwriters, brokers and claims handlers wanting to broaden their cargo knowledge
  • Shipping, freight and logistics executives needing a deeper understanding of the issues involved in cargo handling and hoping to reduce damage
  • Ship managers, superintendents and operators using the services of cargo surveyors
  • Stevedores, cargo planners and handlers seeking expertise in varied cargo characteristics and stowage techniques

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MARINE WARRANTY SURVEYING

12 weeks by distance learning

This popular tutored distance learning course addresses the core competencies of warranty surveying, presenting the knowledge and practical techniques employed in this specialised field for both the maritime and offshore energy sectors.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/mws

Course Contents:

  • Warranties, Insurance Markets and Legal Frameworks
  • The Warranty Surveyor’s Role, Codes of Practice, Liability, Reports and Certificates
  • Condition, Port Risk, Lay-up and Reactivation Surveys
  • Towage and Voyage Approval, Stowage and Tie-down
  • Carriage of Yachts, Terminal and Shipyard Risk Assessment
  • Offshore and Energy Related Surveys

Ideal for:

  • Naval architects, structural, mechanical and offshore engineers moving into warranty surveying
  • Marine surveyors, risk engineers and installation managers working towards a warranty specialisation
  • Technical, operations, projects and logistics supervisors working on maritime transport, construction or oil and gas projects
  • Master mariners, vessel and project managers becoming involved in warranty work
  • Insurance assessors, P&I underwriters, HSE advisors, brokers and claims handlers wanting to broaden their warranty knowledge
  • Consultants and professionals in maritime law, classification societies, ports, terminals and shipyards

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ESSENTIALS OF MARINE SURVEYING

12 weeks by distance learning

Surveys are an essential and integral part of the shipping industry. They are required by law on a regular basis and are used to ensure the seaworthiness and safety of ocean-going vessels and small craft. This course provides a detailed introduction to marine surveying, by exploring the role of a marine surveyor, the different types of survey and their application, and the role that regulatory bodies play in the process. It’s an ideal course for students to study before they progress to one of Lloyd’s Maritime Academy’s Diploma courses in surveying.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/ems

“The course content is practical, realistic, and an excellent foundation for aspiring marine surveyors.”
Captain Paul Posing past student

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Marine Surveying
  • Survey Organisations/Statutory Bodies and the Roles which they Perform
  • The Responsibilities of the Survey Companies, Surveyors, Owners and Crew
  • Shoreside Surveys, Onboard Surveys and Surveys in Dry Dock
  • Survey Types and How to Prepare for Them
  • Ensuring Safety During Surveys

Ideal for:

  • People interested in becoming a marine surveyor; those who have begun a role in marine surveying; and those who feel it useful to understand the role of a marine surveyor
  • Professionals related to the surveying industry such as insurers, shipowners, lawyers, economists, accountants, policy makers and industry associated consultants

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ISM CODE SURVEYS

This course will evaluate the different types of audit for the ISM Code, help students understand how to build a safety management system and the relationship between the legislation connected to and influencing the ISM Code.

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DRY DOCK PLANNING & MANAGEMENT

12 weeks by distance learning

Dry dockings are an important and regular part of a ship’s lifecycle, but can be costly both in terms of money and time. A good understanding of how to plan and prepare for a dry docking procedure will save money by building on a clear specification which the shipyard can work from. Furthermore, working with the shipyard will enable further cost savings and enable a more efficient process. This course delivers the essential knowledge and skills required to build and enhance your understanding of dry docking and ensure an efficient, smooth and timely operation.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/cdd

Course Contents:

  • Background and Introduction to Dry Docking
  • Project Management
  • Planning and Specification
  • Tendering for Dry Dock Work
  • Dry Dock Preparation, Execution and Supervision
  • Docking, Undocking and Completion of Project

Ideal for:

  • Dry dock and technical superintendents plus supporting personnel needing to develop their expertise in dry dock preparation and planning
  • Dry dock owners, business development staff and operational personnel including docking masters and dock engineers
  • Shipboard personnel, ship owners, fleet managers, commercial managers and office staff requiring a better appreciation of dry docking planning and delivery
  • Asset managers wanting a more thorough understanding of the dry dock process
  • Consultants, legal professionals and insurers supporting dry dock management personnel
  • Naval architects, specifiers, estimators, project managers, purchasing executives and supply chain personnel
  • New entrants to dry docking requiring a detailed understanding of dry docking arrangements

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MARINE COATINGS

14 weeks by distance learning

This course will uncover every aspect of Marine Coatings, from corrosion, how to implement coatings and how it limits pollution, whilst also exposing its benefits for a shipping company to become more financially, environmentally and energy efficient.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/cimc

Course Contents:

  • Corrosion and Corrosion Control
  • Coating Types and Curing Mechanisms
  • Environmental Conditions and Measurements
  • Surface Preparation
  • Coating Application and Measurements
  • Coating Defects
  • Coating Project Specification and the Role of the Inspector

Ideal for:

  • Naval Architects
  • Ship Superintendents
  • Drydock/Shipyard Workers
  • Coatings Inspectors
  • Marine Surveyors
  • Ship Owners/Ship Manager
  • Shipping Company Employees

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NOVEL SHIP DESIGN

10 weeks by distance learning

Ship design is a complex and iterative procedure and it cannot be described by a set of equations, which can be solved directly. The primary goal of the designer is to create a project that not only will satisfy regulations and requirements, but also it will fit in the marine environment, economic trends and the accelerating advance of technology.

This course will present all the tools needed for an organised step by step procedure, in order to carefully select all parameters that a naval architect needs for a complete and efficient new way of design.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/nsd

Course Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Selecting DWL, displacement and length
  • Selecting other characteristics
  • Weight-based design
  • Cost estimation - operational economics

Ideal for:

  • Those who are looking to learn new methods of design and the multivariable parameters that need to be considered for more efficient designs.

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PLEASURE VESSEL SURVEYING

12 weeks by distance learning

Are you in need of some guidance when it comes to choosing and performing surveys for small pleasure vessels such as; RIBS, GRP/Wooden/Steel/ Aluminium (Sail and Motor) vessels?

This course focusses on pleasure vessels as a distinct vessel category allowing surveyors to specialise or owners to do their own pre-purchase or maintenance inspection.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/cipvs

Course Contents:

  • An Introduction to Pleasure Vessel Surveying
  • Naval Architecture and Stability
  • Types of Pleasure Craft and Construction Materials
  • Statutory Regulations
  • Maintenance, Surveys and Safety Equipment
  • Conducting a Survey

Ideal for:

  • Non-commercial clients
  • Private boat owners
  • Boat builders

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HULL AND MACHINERY SURVEYING

This new course will look at how surveys are carried out when looking at the hull and machinery of the vessel.

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DIPLOMA IN

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

Develop and apply key theories and principles associated with a ship’s design

12 months by distance learning

This new Diploma has been created to cater for those professionals who have an interest in naval architecture and its scientific principles. The course will cover hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, metacentres as well as other aspects of ship design and ship building.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/dna

Course Contents:

  • Naval Architecture in the 21st Century
  • Application of Hydrostatics
  • Ship Stability and Trim
  • Ship Hydrodynamics
  • Ship’s Propellers, Rudders and Manoeuvrability
  • Seakeeping Qualities
  • The Working Environment, Design Base and Ship Performance
  • The Ship and Marine Structures
  • Ship Design Process
  • Ship Construction

Ideal for:

  • Engineers who would benefit from a knowledge of the concepts underlying ship construction
  • Shipyard and dry dock personnel who need to understand the role of naval architecture in ship construction and repair
  • Project managers, consultants, surveyors, and allied roles who need to develop their theoretical and practical knowledge of ship design and construction
  • Legal, regulatory and insurance professionals from Classification Societies, P&I Clubs, Maritime Authorities and Flag States needing to develop their understanding of naval architecture
  • Other associated roles, such as sales and marketing, commercial managers, estimators and purchasing personnel who would benefit from a greater knowledge of ship design and construction for their roles

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DIPLOMA IN

SMALL CRAFT SURVEYING

The leading qualification aimed specifically at surveyors of small commercial and leisure vessels

12 months by distance learning

This small craft-specific diploma has enabled over 3,000+ participants to specialise in small craft surveying and focusses on vessels up to 24 metres in registered length. The detailed syllabus provides marine surveyors, potential marine surveyors and associated maritime professionals with a qualification that gives them the knowledge to assist personal and professional development.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/sc

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Small Craft Surveying
  • Naval Architecture for Small Craft
  • Small Craft Engineering & Systems
  • Stability of Small Craft
  • Small Craft Surveys and Repairs
  • Survey Management and Reporting
  • Health & Safety for Surveyors
  • Marine Law relating to Surveying & Surveyors
  • Marine Insurance for Surveyors
  • Business Skills for the Surveyor

Specialist Modules:

  • Inland Waterways and Canal Craft
  • Power Leisure and Sail Leisure Vessels
  • Fishing Vessels
  • Small Commercial Craft

Ideal for:

The Diploma in Small Craft Surveying Distance learning course is designed not just to recruit future surveyors, but non-seafarers that have the ability and interest to learn about the surveying of small craft.

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Recognised by the RINA as contributing to CPD requirements. There is also a 10% discount for RINA members

Recognised by the IMarEST as contributing to an individual member’s CPD requirements

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DIPLOMA IN

MARINE SURVEYING

The leading international qualification for marine/ship surveyors

12 months by distance learning

Marine surveyors continue to be in demand and play a vital and prestigious role in the maritime industry. As shipping has developed, so has the role of the surveyor, and today’s incumbents need more knowledge of technical systems, surveying skills, legal and regulatory issues, safety issues, commercial matters and reporting. It is widely acknowledged that the most successful marine surveyors must invest in their professional development to stay at the forefront of their important role. The Diploma in Marine Surveying is acknowledged as the best professional development solution for new entrants to the profession and for existing surveyors.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/ms

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Marine Surveying
  • Relationship between Surveyors and their Clients
  • Business Skills for Surveyors
  • Laws and Conventions relating to Marine Surveying
  • Marine Surveying and Insurance
  • The Surveyor’s Role in Incident and Accident Investigation
  • Naval Architecture for Marine Surveyors
  • Marine Engineering and Systems for Surveyors
  • Hull and Structural Surveys
  • Safety and Security Surveys

Ideal for:

  • Professionals involved as official investigators, representatives of ship owners or operators, shipbuilders and equipment manufacturers
  • Ship’s officers, ship managers, superintendents, DPAs plus health & safety officers responsible for implementing recommendations
  • Marine surveyors, auditors, port state control and vetting inspectors wishing to develop best practice
  • National maritime administration personnel, trade union representatives, lawyers and consultants involved in incident response and implementing corrective actions

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DIPLOMA IN

MARINE ENGINEERING

Providing an understanding of the key principles associated with marine engineering and marine engineering practice

12 months by distance learning

Since the integration of steamships in the 1800s, the marine engineering profession hasn’t looked back and has made leaps in improvements to hull and machinery, both as the facilitator and recipient of technological advances. Engines, propellers, equipment and vessels are all becoming ever more complex with a range and sophistication of technology that is cutting edge. These developments not only enhance efficiency but also improve safety and environmental practices. This Diploma in Marine Engineering combines knowledge of these exciting developments together with an understanding of the relevant industrial legislation and safe operating practices needed for today’s marine engineer.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/dme

Course Contents:

  • Marine Engineering in Context: Maritime Transport; Ships and Machinery
  • An Introduction to the Science that Supports Marine Engineering Practice
  • Naval Architecture: Hydrostatics, Stability and Ship Design
  • Power Generation and Control: Electro-technology, Electronics and Control Engineering
  • Thermodynamics, Heat Engine Principles
  • Fuel and Marine Propulsion Design
  • Auxiliary and Ancillary Machinery
  • Propulsion, Ship Operations and Future Developments
  • Maintenance and Survey
  • Marine Engineering Practice, Safety and the Environment
  • Case Study: Design a Ship from Basic Principles

Ideal for:

  • Existing marine engineers wishing to develop and formalise their knowledge
  • Future marine engineers requiring the technical theory to get started in their career
  • Seafaring and offshore personnel aspiring to move into an engineering role
  • Marine surveyors and superintendents wanting specialist engineering knowledge
  • Marine, insurance and P&I Club surveyors, legal and financial representatives working in the maritime industry requiring an understanding of the work of the engineer

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DIPLOMA IN

SHIP SUPERINTENDENCY

Developing the knowledge, understanding and proficiency essential for effective technical and marine superintendents

12 months by distance learning

As the pivotal link between a vessel, her master, chief engineer, crew and shore, the ship superintendent needs a detailed knowledge of management and marine operations as well as the technical aspects involved in vessel performance. This professional development Diploma has been designed to provide the required knowledge for both marine and technical superintendents and it prepares students with the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to undertake the role of a superintendent. Whether you are already a superintendent or ship manager and are looking improve your knowledge, or looking to change from a shipboard role to shoreside, this course will benefit you.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/ss

Course Contents:

  • The Ship Superintendent’s Role and Responsibilities
  • Management Skills for Ship Superintendents
  • Maritime Law
  • Maritime Conventions, Regulatory Controls and Codes in Shipping
  • The Marine Superintendent and the Application of Conventions
  • The Technical / Engineering Superintendent
  • Newbuilding, S&P, Drydocking, Maintenance, Repair, Conversion and Scrapping
  • The Superintendent and Emergency Planning, Management and Response
  • Project and Financial Management for Superintendents
  • Special Knowledge for Ship Types
  • Case Study: Topical Issues in Ship Superintendency

Ideal for:

  • Seafarers aspiring to move into a marine or technical ship superintendency role
  • Early or mid-career superintendents wishing to develop and formalise their knowledge
  • General managers, operations managers and technical assistants of shipping companies
  • Allied professionals with a desire to develop a role in technical or marine superintendency
  • Shipping company personnel requiring an understanding of the work of the superintendent
  • Marine and insurance surveyors, legal and financial representatives working in the maritime industry
  • Flag, Coastal and Port State Officers plus industry consultants who interrelate with superintendents

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DISTINGUISH

MSC IN

MARINE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

(CONTINUATION)

The academic qualification for marine professionals

18 months by distance learning

The continuation course is for graduates of the following Diploma courses:

• Diploma in Marine Surveying

• Diploma in Ship Superintendency

• Diploma in Small Craft Surveying

• Diploma in Marine Accident Investigation

• Diploma in Marine Engineering

• Diploma in Surveying of Offshore Floating Units

It enables students to apply their existing specialist knowledge to the ever changing global industry and develop their ability to manage strategically. This course includes essential management content, building upon the student’s existing technical knowledge, and practical competence. This delivers knowledge and tools to help progress the student’s career to the next level.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/msc

Course Contents:

  • Management Skills for Marine Operations
  • Ship Design and Systems
  • Optimising Business Performance
  • Applied Project

Ideal for:

Exclusively for graduates of the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and North Kent College Diplomas in:

  • Diploma in Marine Surveying
  • Diploma in Ship Superintendency
  • Diploma in Small Craft Surveying
  • Diploma in Marine Accident Investigation
  • Diploma in Marine Engineering
  • Diploma in Surveying of Offshore Floating Units
“A VERY INFORMATIVE COURSE HIGHLY RELEVANT TO THE FIELD OF SPECIALISATION.”
Johnny Carrillo Technical Superintendent, BSM

This is a Middlesex University programme and qualification, with enrolment administered by Lloyd’s Maritime Academy; and delivered, assessed, quality assured and awarded by Middlesex University.

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MSC IN

MARINE TECHNICAL SUPERINTENDENT

Comprehensive professional development course covering both technical and management elements of ship superintendency

24 months by distance learning

This is a level 7 course designed to offer marine professionals a qualification guided by the industry to enhance their maritime knowledge. It will deliver the knowledge that employers want in their marine technical superintendents and will offer candidates a key advantage in terms of employability.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/mts

Course Content

  • Module 1 - Marine Technology Management
  • Module 2 - Maritime Economics and Management
  • Module 3 - Law and Marine Insurance
  • Module 4 - Marine Maintenance and Asset Management
  • Module 5 - Maritime and Offshore Safety Analysis
  • Module 6 - Research Methods
  • Module 7 - Project Management
  • Final Module - MSc Project

Ideal for:

  • Marine Technical Superintendents – already working in the industry, may hold a degree or diploma but wish to obtain a Masters level qualification as a route to chartered engineer status or for career progression.
  • Marine Engineers – working as a senior seagoing engineer with a superior CoC, but wish to come ashore to a well paid professional role. Already hold a HND, degree or equivalent in Marine Engineering but wish to gain a specialist qualification to broaden their options into technical fleet management roles.
  • Graduate Engineers - hold a first degree but wish to specialise in technical management in order to obtain a position working as a technical superintendent.