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Scheduled: Course Starts 4 December 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: Course Starts 4 December 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Essential introduction to ship stability

This professional development course is designed to deepen your understanding of intact and damage ship stability, how to observe and report on inclining experiments.


If you have questions or you would like to talk to one of our Education Consultants, get in touch! Contact +44 (0) 20 8052 2710 for extra details.

Certificate in Ship Stability Online Training Course

Core Modules

  • Module 1 – Introduction to Ship Stability With Basic Naval Architecture
  • Module 2  Principal Dimensions and Buoyancy
  • Module 3  Transverse and Longitudinal Stability
  • Module 4 – Intact Stability, Damage Stability and Stability Whilst Underway
  • Module 5 – Subdivision and Damage Control Methods
  • Module 6 – Inclining Experiments and Case Study

What you'll learn

  • How ships float and why ships sink
  • The United Nations, International Maritime Organization, and other bodies’ requirements for intact and damage stability criteria
  • The various options available to ensure vessel stability
  • How to assess the level of stability of a vessel
  • The process to be followed for the safe modification of vessels with regards to vessel stability
  • Observing and reporting on inclining experiments

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