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Starting 31 October 2023

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks.

Starting 31 October 2023

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks.

A unique online course to teach the fundamentals of the Supercargo role

Learn the essential knowledge and skills for successfully overseeing a ship owner's cargo and its sale.


If you have questions about this course, get in touch with our Education Consultants by email or at +44 (0) 20 8052 2710.

Certificate in Supercargo Operations

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Supercargo - an introduction
  • Module 2 - Planning and scheduling
  • Module 3 - Safety, security and heavy lift
  • Module 4 - Conventions and different cargoes
  • Module 5 - Cargo types
  • Module 6 - Records and reports

What you'll learn

  • Supercargo activities      
  • Terms and conditions of service for the consultant supercargo
  • Preparation for cargo operations             
  • Shipboard safety and security requirements
  • Relevant conventions and terminology
  • Cargo types
  • Recording facts and collecting relevant documents concerning cargo operations 

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