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Scheduled: Course Starts 14 November 2023, 16 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: Course Starts 14 November 2023, 16 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Study the key principles involved in heavy lift operations

Gain knowledge of how a heavy lift project works in practice


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Certificate in Heavy Lift

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Terminology 
  • Module 2 - Dimensions, weights and forces 
  • Module 3 - Heavy transport 
  • Module 4 - Heavy lifting 
  • Module 5 - Load outs (Roll on/off)
  • Module 6 - Jacking and skidding 
  • Module 7 - Accidents and how to avoid them 
  • Module 8 - Maintenance and inspection 

What you'll learn

  • Understand what different types of trailers, cranes, barges there are and know when and where this equipment is used
  • Understand the impact of dimensions, gravity and weight
  • Understand suspension and its role in heavy lift
  • Understand load charts and how they are used
  • Understand the maritime regulations involved in RoRo
  • Understand the different jacking methods used
  • Understand the various accident types
  • Understand how to maintain heavy lift equipment and use PM programmes

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!

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.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

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