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Certificate in Maritime Environmental Management

Understand environmental issues and related management in the maritime sector - distance learning training course

Commences 31st January 2017

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Are you...

  • Interested in the marine environment?
  • Responsible for environmental issues within your business?
  • In need of a thorough understanding of environmental regulations and management systems?

The Certificate in Maritime Environmental Management gives you the answers with up to date and relevant information regarding codes and conventions governing the impact of maritime operations on the environment.

This environmental management programme also provides the essential systems and tools required to minimise your environmental footprint whilst maximising commercial effectiveness.

  • Critically review the nature and antecedence of contemporary maritime environmental management, including an understanding of the key principles
  • Review the concepts of pollution, contamination and waste
  • Examine the key environmental impacts associated with shipping, ports and maritime operations
  • Examine the different approaches available to carrying out risk assessment
  • Review the concept of governance
  • Evaluate the key principles inherent in planning and the role of environmental management systems as a mechanism for site specific environmental control
  • Review the nature and role of environmental key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Examine the application of the Polluter Pays Principle

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Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 31 January 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees:  £1549 / US$2169 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

It gave me a wider perspective of environmental management subject, as well as all necessary details to understand its complexity and has helped me to better face and cope with the challenges in my work.

Cristina Lie,

Senior Project Engineer, DNV

This course is for anyone concerned with the environmental component of the maritime sphere, especially in the ports and shipping industries.

It would be ideal for:

  • Maritime personnel seeking an environmental overview such as ship managers, marine surveyors and superintendents
  • Individuals in environmental roles requiring maritime application
  • Maritime professionals needing guidelines in management of risk, precaution, compliance and enforcement
anthony gallagher

Dr Anthony Gallagher PhD FRGS FHEA
Associate Professor in Maritime Environmental Management

Dr Anthony Gallagher is an Associate Professor in Maritime Environmental Management at Southampton Solent University; a University that has a long-standing and international reputation in maritime industry. Having previously acted as the Programme Leader for the MSc International Maritime Studies (2007 – 2014), he is now the Postgraduate Research Coordinator for the Maritime, Technology and Environment Research and Innovation Hub. Read more about his experience here


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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The overall content was engaging and relevant in today's market. I certainly enjoyed the course and it awakened a thirst for more knowledge on the environment.

Capt. Keith Murray,

 Oceaneering International Inc

Ready to apply?

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.

Apply online here

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