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In-company training

Your indispensable marine surveying training

Invaluable technical and management knowledge for the fully informed surveyor

Whether an experienced surveyor or just starting out

This is the course for you!

About Distance Learning

Flexible, easily accessible, cost effective, global classroom.

Just some of the reasons why it is the best training solution for you.

Marine Surveying: In-company training for your business

Distance learning, instructor led workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery for corporate groups.

A world renowned qualification, now in its 17th year, delivered over 12 months by part-time distance learning from Lloyd's Maritime Academy

Programme Overview - Diploma in Marine Surveying

This Diploma in Marine Surveying training course primarily supports the valuable and important work that marine surveyors around the world carry out.

This industry leading surveying course syllabus includes:

  • Essential technical requirements such as naval architecture, structural surveys and engineering,
  • Up to date legislative and regulation content, 
  • Key business skills such as report writing and budgeting competencies.

With the choice of specialist material allowing you to tailor this professional development diploma to your role or interest, this course provides the knowledge to assist in you becoming an informed, professional marine surveyor.

Download the latest Diploma in Marine Surveying distance learning course prospectus here.

The maritime world is truly international and in order to give marine surveyors and seafarers every opportunity to study, distance learning is the chosen method of delivery. Eliminating geographical boundaries and barriers, modules are delivered via the dedicated course website.

Distance Learning Prospectus

Distance Learning Prospectus


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Choice of specialist modules:

  • Non-liquid Cargo Surveys
  • Liquid Cargo Surveys
  • Superyacht Surveys
  • Marine Environmental Surveys
  • Marine Engineering and Systems Surveys
  • International Safety Management (ISM) Code Surveys
  • Warranty Surveys

  • Mobile Offshore Drilling Units Surveys

Download the latest Diploma in Marine Surveying distance learning course prospectus here for the full course content.


    "I particularly like the self-marked assignments; they provide a useful meter to test my understanding of the material in the respective chapters."
    E Skerritt
    Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force Coast Guard
    "This course is a very comprehensive one. The short assessment questions significantly helped to stir and provoke the thoughts of students, and provide guidance on some types of questions that can be asked."
    R. Hendricks
    World Wide Equipment, Caribbean Limited
    "The best thing about the course is that it is a distance learning course."
    N Fernandes
    Drydocks World Dubai
    "The skill used in writing the course material is wonderful."
    S Olawale
    Hull Inspections & Research Services Ltd
    "It is a very complete course for such an extensive field. It is the starting point in Marine Surveying proficiency."
    G Formoso
    Seaboard Ship Management Inc
    "The course has been very interesting and educative, the course outlines on all of the modules are rich with information."
    Satarzs Investment Company
    "I've learnt something I had no chance to learn by myself."
    A Dobosz
    "Very informative course with active course instructors who are always there for support."
    Kenya Ports Authority)
    "The course was very well organised. The delivery of the concepts was commendable as the contents of the modules reflected the challenges faced in the industry."
    I. Wurie
    Sierra Leone Maritime Administration
    "The course is varied and interesting. It provides an excellent background to the knowledge and skills required for a marine surveyor"
    D. Serbanel
    Transocean Offshore)
    "The course is very meticulous and straight to the point"
    B. Wariboko
    Nigeria Associates Ltd/Gte
    "The course provides good basic knowledge, serving as a base to expand your knowledge further. It guides you to the specific areas and provides tips on where to look and what to search for."
    D Pavic
    Royal Caribbean International
    "The course has really added wealth of experience to me in my career, which is an added advantage. I now have confidence in my surveying practice."
    P. Dilosi
    Dagardt Global Inspections Ltd
    "Very good, lots to learn from it, interesting, and good coverage of the subjects."
    V Laftchiev
    UK Tours
    "This course has enabled me to take one step further regarding my career development whilst enhancing my personal technical and management skills in the Maritime sector. It was really enjoyable!"
    K. Panagopoulos
    Technical Consultant
    "The course has exceeded the desired expectations - it has not only refreshed my knowledge it has also brought countless new and valuable concepts for my education."
    A Mantilla
    Support Marine Group
    "Carefully selected material with a focus on students with basic knowledge regarding the maritime industry"
    S. Karpov
    Halul Offshore Services Company W.L.L
    "Worthwhile, challenging and informative, a good basis to begin a career in Surveying."
    C Ross
    "This was an enriching experience and a good refresher. It helped me a lot in my work as ship Manager and operator."
    P. Perrier
    Ireland Blyth Ltd.
    "The course effectively brings together the many different facets of the marine surveying industry, providing a concise and extremely informative introduction to all areas"
    Vertech Group PET Ltd

Over 3,300 students representing some of these companies:

  • AC Marine Services Ltd
  • Air Canada Jazz
  • Anthony AL Mattheou & Associates
  • Babcock Deference Services
  • Chase Marine Ltd
  • Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (South Australia)
  • Department of Defence (Australia)
  • Executive Ship Management Pte. Ltd
  • Forth Ports PLC
  • Gardline Surveys
  • Gemini Dawn Ent
  • H2Oceanic
  • Integrity Yachting
  • James Fisher Defence Ltd
  • Le Boat Shop
  • M/Y Shoshanna
  • Masouras Bros. Shipping Company Ltd
  • Mayhill Technology (UK) Ltd
  • MOD (Army)
  • National Inland Waterways Authority
  • Norfield Offshore AS
  • Ocean Risk Management
  • PNG National Maritime Safety Authority
  • Red Buoy Marine Surveyors, LLC
  • Royal National Lifeboat Institution
  • Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Branch office Finland
  • Saint Lucia Ait and Sea Ports Authority
  • Shoreham Port Authority
  • Sileby Mill Boatyard
  • Solas Marine Lanka (Pvt) Ltd
  • Subsea 7
  • Sy 'Oleana'
  • Targe Towing
  • Thornton Marine Limited
  • Tough Surveys Ltd
  • Union Chandlery Ltd
  • Vitalendlease
  • Willem Doorduin

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MSc in Marine Surveying (Top up)

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Marine Surveying have the opportunity to carry their credits forward and top up to a Masters of Science delivered in partnership between Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and Middlesex University.

For more information click here.

Looking for an introductory course?

Certificate in Naval Architecture
By distance learning
Commences 7th September 2015
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