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Diploma in Surveying of Offshore Floating Units

Unique international surveying qualification for offshore floating units - training course by tutored distance learning

Commences: 8th June 2016

The offshore industry differs from shipping in many ways and it is no longer enough to have just the core technical surveying skills. Today’s offshore unit surveyors need to have knowledge of the extensive legal and regulatory issues as well as a commercial understanding of the industry.

This professional development diploma has been designed to provide the necessary knowledge required for offshore surveyors to get and remain up to date and highly skilled.

Hear more about why you should study this fantastic programme from the course director.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain the complex nature of the offshore survey business
  • Identify the various professional skills required by the offshore surveyor for various survey types
  • Analyse the role of the offshore surveyor in relation to clients, insurance companies and oil majors, cargo, classification societies and regulatory bodies
  • Describe the methodology required to prepare for and perform various types of offshore survey
  • Discuss the offshore industry with clients with a view to offering accurate, valuable offshore survey services
  • Demonstrate a clear, logical approach to performing offshore surveys
  • Explain the financial aspects of managing a small offshore survey company
  • Interact with asset owners, cargo owners, classification societies, flag states and accident investigators
  • Produce a detailed and accurate professional report

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Qualification: Lloyd's Maritime Academy Professional Development Course
Awarded by: North Kent College
Start date: 8th June 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 months
Fees: £3200 / US$4960 - £3400 / US$5270 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

This diploma is ideal for anybody seeking expertise in surveying offshore units. Recommended to both new and experienced surveyors.

This course is ideal for:

  • Marine professionals wishing to develop their knowledge to include the offshore sector
  • Engineers, Superintendents and those holding a previous maritime technical qualification or who have previous experience in shipping or, in the offshore industry
  • Experienced ship surveyors, repairers or operators wishing to expand their expertise to cover the offshore industry, as well as those with a keen interest in the business
  • Insurance surveyors, legal and financial representatives working within the offshore industry

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Allan Larsen

Allan is a European Engineer registered with FEANI, Fellow of the
Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and a member of The Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors in addition to holding professional accreditation as both a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Marine Engineer.

Read more about the course faculty 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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Unique programme delivering vital knowledge for surveyors in the offshore industry

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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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