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Scheduled: Course Starts 7 November 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: Course Starts 7 November 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Essential dry dock training course

Providing essential dry docking knowledge for effective planning, preparation, operations and evaluation of ship repair, maintenance and conversion


If you have questions about this course, get in touch with our Education Consultants by email or call us at +44 (0) 20 8052 2710.

Certificate in Dry Dock Planning & Management

Core Modules

  • Module 1  Background and Introduction to Dry Docking 
  • Module 2  Project Management 
  • Module 3  Planning and specification 
  • Module 4  Tendering for dry dock work 
  • Module 5  Dry Dock Preparation, Execution and Supervision 
  • Module 6  Docking, Undocking and Completion of Project 

What you'll learn

  • The rationale behind dry docking, and its drivers
  • The rules and regulations governing the dry docking process, and the phases of a dry docking project
  • The basics of project management in the context of dry docking 
  • The level of detail needed to go into the planning process and looks at manpower planning, company supplies, and the various inspections needed by the company and the shipyard. 
  • The various criteria used to select an appropriate shipyard, whilst also detailing the review and assessment process in full
  • The roles and responsibilites of key personnel at a dry docking, the various tasks involved and the management of the different phases
  • The stages of the undocking procedure, including the flooding and ballasting

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions

Your Digital Badge!

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

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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