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Delivered by digital learning over 14 weeks part time

Delivered by digital learning over 14 weeks part time

The complete guide to the technology underpinning a ship's operation, handling and management

A detailed understanding of ship technology and the role it plays in shipping.


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Certificate in Ship Technology

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Ship Technology
  • Module 2 - Management of Safety and Risk
  • Module 3 - Technical Aspects of Ships
  • Module 4 - Green Ship Technology
  • Module 5 - Marine Operation and Maintenance Management
  • Module 6 - Ship Logistics and Management
  • Module 7 - Introduction and Management of Technology

What you'll learn

  • A key introduction to some basic machinery used onboard vessels, as well as its management to ensure optimal performance.
  • The essential requirements of safety and risk management in the context of ship technology.
  • The different types of technology used not only onboard different types of ship, namely containerships, bulk carriers, oil tankers and offshore vessels, but also that used in their construction.
  • How ship technology can improve a ship's energy efficiency by way of greener technology, and better optimisation of existing technology.
  • The issues relating to maintenance and operations with regard to ship technology.
  • The planning, logistics and management of spares management, maritime installations, and sub-sea systems.
  • The future of ship technology, and describes the concept of innovation management in ship technology. How is innovation introduced and what is a ship's technological innovation strategy?

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