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Scheduled: 29 May 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: 29 May 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to prevent and assess the damage of goods transported by sea

Develop your understanding of cargo inspection, stowage, securing, assessment, surveys and reporting, and marine insurance.


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Certificate in Cargo Surveying Online Course

Core modules

  • Module 1 – General Principles of Cargo Surveying
  • Module 2 – Conducting Cargo Surveys 
  • Module 3 – Stowage and Securing of Cargoes 
  • Module 4 – Characteristics and Particular Issues of Non-Liquid Cargoes 
  • Module 5 – Characteristics and Particular Issues of Liquid Cargoes 
  • Module 6 – Marine Insurance

Why this course?

This certificate will benefit any professional involved in the carriage of goods by sea because it not only defines and explains the role of the cargo surveyor, but it provides the essential knowledge of cargo characteristics, stowage and securing techniques and marine insurance which are so central to shipping.

Whether new to cargo surveying or in need of a refresher, this is the perfect solution to your training needs.

Ideal for:

The Certificate in Cargo Surveying is ideal for those planning to start or specialise in the area, who are looking for key knowledge relating to how different types of cargo are carried, as well as appreciation of the principle responsibilities and skills of the Cargo Surveyor. 

The programme is also invaluable for those who, while not practically involved in surveying, work in maritime trade, transport, or insurance, who would benefit from a grounding in the expertise which allows cargo surveyors to play such an integral role in the global carriage of goods.

Your digital badge

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy digital badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your award, demonstrated skills and what it took to obtain your certificate qualification.

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P. Ako

Lloyd & Associates Ltd Insurance Assessors

"This course is industry orientated and I have gained a lot of insightful knowledge.
I highly recommend it."

100% online

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs

In partnership with...

...the Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors (SCMS)

  • Receive 50% off SCMS membership fee for new members who have completed the Certificate in Cargo Surveying in the year of application
  • Receive 20% off SCMS membership for existing members who have completed the Certificate in Cargo Surveying as part of their CPD in the year of doing the course

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