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Starting 16 November 2021
Delivered by digital learning over 12 months
Starting 16 November 2021

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months

Invaluable technical and management knowledge for the fully informed surveyor

The leading international marine and ship surveying training course by distance learning

In partnership with North Kent College

Diploma in Marine Surveying

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Marine Surveying
  • Module 2 - Relationship between Marine Surveyors and their Clients
  • Module 3 - Business Skills for Marine Surveyors
  • Module 4 - Laws and Conventions relating to Marine Surveying
  • Module 5 - Marine Surveying and Insurance
  • Module 6 - The Marine Surveyor’s Role in Incident and Accident Investigation
  • Module 7 - Naval Architecture for Marine Surveyors
  • Module 8 - Marine Engineering and Systems for Surveyors
  • Module 9 - Hull and Structural Surveys
  • Module 10 - Safety and Security Surveys
  • Module 11 - Specialist modules – students choose to study at least one of the following:
    • A - Non-Liquid Cargo Surveys
    • B - Liquid Cargo Surveys
    • C - Superyachts Surveys
    • D - Marine Environmental Surveys
    • E - Marine Engineering and Systems Surveys
    • F - International Safety Management (ISM) Code Surveys
    • G - Marine Warranty Surveys
    • H - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Surveys

What you'll learn

  • The different types of marine surveys in detail 
  • Roles and responsibilities of the marine surveyor 
  • Required knowledge of associated international laws and conventions 
  • Technical skills required for hull, structural and engineering surveys 
  • The surveyor’s role in incident and accident investigation 
  • Business skills and survey report writing 
  • The marine surveyor’s role in relation to specific cargoes or vessels

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.  

MBA (Marine Surveying) - Diploma Continuation

The Diploma in Marine Surveying has been academically assessed to provide 60 credits of prior learning accreditation towards a unique MBA delivered in partnership between Lloyd's Maritime Academy and Middlesex University.

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