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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: 12th June 2018

Diploma in Surveying of Offshore Floating Units

Course overview

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.

When: 12 June 2018
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate


Course Content | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • Introduction to Offshore Surveying
  • Floating Offshore Units, MODU and Offshore Support Vessels
  • Classification and Regulatory Control of Offshore Units
  • Structural Arrangements and Loading of Offshore Floating Units
  • Ship Conversions, Maintenance and Life Extension Studies
  • Laws and Conventions Relating to Marine Surveying
  • Offshore Surveying Practice and Effective Report Writing
  • Marine and Offshore Surveying and Insurance
  • Business Skills for Offshore Surveyors
  • Offshore Accident Investigation
  • Case Study

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

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

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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.

Unique programme delivering vital knowledge for surveyors in the offshore industry

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MSc Marine Operations

Graduates of the Diploma in Surveying of Offshore Floating Units can apply to continue their studies to the MSc Marine Operations with Middlesex University with advanced standing entry.  This continuation route has only been recognised for graduates of the Lloyd's Maritime Academy Diploma.

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