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Certificate in Vessel Valuation

Gain insider knowledge of vessel valuation and appraisal techniques - training course by tutored distance learning

Commences 4th October 2016

This distance learning course shows you how experienced valuers acquire knowledge, gather data and interpret information about vessels and markets to arrive at a pragmatic and impartial figure for their clients.

Shipping professionals who offer valuation services rely on many years’ industry experience to refine their skills. However, their approach is based on a set of fundamental  principles, resources and techniques which are presented in this programme.

The six modules will provide:

  • Guidelines in key methodologies for valuers
  • Definitions of different vessel types
  • Analysis of shipping markets
  • Valuation approaches and step-by-step methods
  • Sources of data
  • Key aspects of sale and purchase contracts
  • Practical advice and professional guidance
  • Examples of case studies

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Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 4th October 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £ 1899/ US$2660 - £2049 / US$2870 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
15% discount for IAPH members
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

I thoroughly enjoyed taking this course. I'm currently working with a shipping company and this course has expanded my awareness of the mechanism aspects of ships in general and broadened my knowledge of the shipping industry.

A Turia, 


Nick Willis

Nick is the Managing Director of the Ship Valuation Consultancy Ltd (SVC) which provides specialised commercial consultancy and valuation services to the shipping industry

Nick spent fifteen years as a competitive Sale and Purchase Broker which involved the successful conclusion of over 200 ships as well as considerable valuation work for Banks, Lawyers and Owners. Nick was also part of the London Shipping Consultancy where he was a Commercial Consultant and Valuations Manager.

  • Ship owners, managers and company executives
  • Marine surveyors, engineers, naval architects and inspectors seeking awareness of appraisal approaches
  • Shipbrokers aiming to extend expertise by gaining insight into valuation methodologies, tools and resources
  • Financiers, accountants, analysts and investors wishing to understand shipping asset valuation
  • Maritime law, insurance, claims, and regulatory professionals needing foundation knowledge of valuation principles

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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Excellent course that I would recommend to all of the worldwide maritime community!

M. Franklin, 

Oil Loss Control Director , MIEX

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.

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