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Scheduled: 13 February 2024, 12-week course
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: 13 February 2024, 12-week course
On-Demand: Start Now!

Develop a practical understanding of the role of a marine surveyor

This tutored online course gives new and existing marine surveyors a thorough understanding of the marine survey industry – from who's who to the business, management and the human element

Suitable for anyone who needs an understanding of marine surveying including owners, on board staff, builders, repairers, insurance companies and legal firms.


If you have questions about the course, get in touch with our Education Consultants: email or call on +44 (0) 20 8052 2710.

Certificate in Marine Surveying Fundamentals Online Course

Core Modules

  • Module 1 – Introduction to the Industry
  • Module 2 – Why Surveys are Required
  • Module 3 – Conducting Surveys
  • Module 4 – Safety of Surveyors
  • Module 5 – Styles and Formats of Survey Reports
  • Module 6 – Business Matters for Surveyors

What You'll Learn:

  • The who's who of the maritime world
  • Survey requirements, types of surveys and surveyors
  • How to prepare and conduct a survey from initial survey request
  • Dealing with human element and attempted external influence on the survey
  • How to select and use correct protective equipment (PPE)
  • How to produce, issue and defend different survey reports
  • Report writing and important skills involved in avoiding dangerous wording
  • How to manage risks and build a good reputation

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