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Certificate in Marine Pollution Prevention and Management

Study marine pollution issues, management strategies and contingency planning to minimise the environmental impact of shipping

Commences: 26th January 2017

This course provides a convenient solution and delivers a current, comprehensive knowledge of the overall framework governing marine pollution, including applicable regulations, compliance requirements and related management strategies.

It presents an integrated approach, analysing the many sources of pollution, describing best practices for minimising contamination, responding to accidents and exploring legal ramifications throughout the maritime and offshore sectors.

Hear more about the why you should study this fantastic programme from the Course Director


Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 26 January 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1,549 / US$2169 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

A very impressive delivery, very well executed and tailored topics which are brought forwards very well. For the quality and the level of which this course is tailored this course is outstanding!


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  • Seafarers seeking to develop further their marine pollution awareness
  • Shipowners, salvors and managers seeking to prevent or manage environmental damage
  • Masters, fleet supervisors, port authorities, pollution control officers and other government officials having to implement marine pollution-related regulations
  • Compliance officers needing to understand the requirements of key conventions
  • NGOs and consultants seeking to enhance their understanding and knowledge of marine pollution
  • Insurance, legal and financial professionals dealing with pollution related issues
  • Offshore oil and gas company personnel aiming to prevent or respond to pollution sources and incidents
  • Naval architects seeking to develop a multidisciplinary approach to marine pollution
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Dr. Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi

Dr Christodoulou-Varotsi is a legal and academic expert with an international educational and professional background specialised in maritime and EU law. She has been a member of the Athens Bar Association (Greece) since 1995 and is currently involved with consulting work, legal education and training. She is also a certified trainer and lecturer in Greece, as well as an accredited mediator.

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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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Very good practice to gain knowledge for the marine field

Student 2016

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