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Certificate in Marine Surveying Fundamentals
Starting 14 February 2023
Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks (Part-time)
Starting 14 February 2023
Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks (Part-time)

Develop a practical understanding of the role of a marine surveyor

This tutored online course takes a detailed look at personal safety, conducting opening meetings, dealing with difficult people, extent of authority, writing survey reports, and professional conduct.


Register before or on 6 January 2023 to save 10% on the course fee.

If you have questions about the course, get in touch with our Education Consultants 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!


At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.

Why choose Lloyd's Maritime Academy

  • 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
  • Synonymous with 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