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Certificate in Subsea Engineering

Study the all-encompassing subsea engineering distance learning course

Starts: 14th June 2017

Delivered by tutored distance learning

This course explores all the major aspects of processes, technologies and systems involved in subsea oil and gas production, examining the building blocks of subsea engineering, including the key components, flow assurance, reliability and maintenance.

The renowned course is delivered by part-time distance learning so it does not disrupt your work or home life, and is an invaluable detailed introduction to this crucial and complex field.

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


On completing this course you will develop:

  • A complete overview of subsea production equipment and systems
  • An understanding of how subsea systems are designed, installed and operated
  • Knowledge of the technology and processes involved in subsea engineering
  • An awareness of current developments and issues shaping subsea production around the world.

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Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 14th June 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1549 / US$2014 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

GREAT! The course provided me with a high return of value compared with my invested time and resulted in a good helicopter view over all aspects of subsea engineering. As a 20+ years Oil & Gas professional I recommend this course to anyone wishing to obtain the same!

Andries Mastenbroek,

 Project Director, Heerema Marine Contractors SE

The Certificate in Subsea Engineering is for anyone working in or alongside the offshore oil and gas sector, or wishing to develop their career in a new direction.

It is ideal for offshore industry employees wanting to increase their skills and knowledge project as well as project, process, field, installation and production engineers. Additionally, experienced engineers in other sectors looking for new opportunities as well as professionals in supporting or aligned oil and gas functions.

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John Preedy PhD

John worked for 28 years for BP as a Research Associate, Team Leader and “trouble shooter” covering all aspects of their businesses including field development projects, novel resource recovery techniques, subsea robotics/automation, seabed production concepts, seabed excavation methods, underwater repair techniques, flexible riser studies and much more.  Subsequent to this John has continued working in the offshore oil industry through Azur Offshore Ltd, with clients including Chevron UK, BP Exploration, British Gas, Technomare, Trident Consultants, Fina UK and Cameron France.

John is a regular lecturer at a number of universities, including on the MBA (Oil and Gas) with Middlesex University, plus numerous Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and IBC Academy courses.

Find out more about John 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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It's an excellent course that provides the basic knowledge of subsea engineering. It's an eye opener for anyone who wants to make a career in this field and also for other professionals with interest in the subsea area

Felix Appiah-Ankam,

Student Oct 2012

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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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