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Diploma in Marine Surveying of Offshore Units
Starting 6 June 2023
Delivered by digital learning over 12 months
Starting 6 June 2023

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months

Study the operational, management and technical requirements for surveying offshore units

Learn how surveys of offshore floating units ensure safe and successful operations for the oil and gas industry

Diploma in Marine Surveying of Offshore Units

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Offshore Surveying
  • Module 2 - Floating Offshore Units, MODU and Offshore Support Vessels
  • Module 3 - Classification and Regulatory Control of Offshore Units
  • Module 4 - Structural Arrangements and Loading of Offshore Floating Units
  • Module 5 - Ship Conversions, Maintenance and Life Extension Studies
  • Module 6 - Laws and Conventions Relating to Marine Surveying
  • Module 7 - Offshore Surveying Practice and Effective Report Writing
  • Module 8 - Marine and Offshore Surveying and Insurance
  • Module 9 - Business Skills for Offshore Surveyors
  • Module 10 - Offshore Accident Investigation
  • Module 11 - Case Study

What you'll learn

  • The regulatory and classification society control of offshore floating units
  • The various types of offshore floating units in use in the offshore industry and the machinery involved
  • The role of flag state authorities and coastal state authorities including the MODU Code
  • The design and construction of the various types of offshore floating unit
  • The use of life extension studies (LES) for offshore floating units
  • The relationship between surveyors and the legal profession
  • The common findings of hull structural surveys
  • The various insurance policies utilised in the offshore industry
  • The roles of official investigating bodies

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

Assessed and awarded by North Kent College

Delivered in partnership between the National Maritime Training Centre at North Kent College and Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, the course continues to be the ideal professional development course for existing ship managers, prospective ship managers and for those who work alongside the ship management sector.  

100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that 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
  • 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