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Certificate in Marine Consultancy

Gain the knowledge required to be a successful marine consultant - essential distance learning training course

Commences: 24 January 2017

The Certificate in Marine Consultancy delivers the essential knowledge and expertise required to successfully deliver professional and specialist advice as a marine consultant in the shipping or offshore energy sectors.


  • Identify the role and duties of a marine consultant
  • Understand the different types of marine consultancy
  • Explore the duties and procedures involved in expert witness work
  • Understand the complex nature of marine accident investigation
  • Discover the importance of effective report writing and giving important recommendations
  • Understand the role of business development and marketing in growing the marine consultancy business
  • Explore the role of the relationship between marine consultants and lawyers
  • Discuss the methods involved in setting fees and effective financial management

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Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 24th January 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 16 weeks
Fees : £1549 / US $2169 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment.
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CPD/CEUs: 28 hours / 2.8 CEUs

A must-study course for aspiring marine consultants who want to understand the duties involved

This course is ideal for new entrants to marine consultancy and marine surveyors wanting to start or develop their own business.  It is also useful for technical and marine/offshore superintendents wanting an overview of marine consultancy work.

In addition, the course is of great benefit to others related to the field, such as legal professionals, insurers and seafarers.

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Mike Wall BSc MSc FIMarEST CMarTech AFNI QDR

Marine Consultant, Trainer & Author

Mike's experience has spanned most areas of shipping including seagoing service, teaching, ship management and marine surveying/consultancy. Having been a teacher for more than 40 years, Mike writes training modules for various shipping related diplomas and continues to give training seminars for shipping related organisations.

Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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