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Certificate in International Maritime Codes and Conventions

Professional development course exploring the implementation and enforcement of regulations in the shipping industry

Starts 7th May 2021

Delivered by tutored distance learning

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Certificate in International Maritime Codes and Conventions

The Certificate in Maritime Codes and Conventions is an important professional development programme which delivers essential and practical education on the regulations which shape the maritime industry.

It is acknowledged as a vital course for anyone who needs in-depth knowledge of the regulation of the shipping industry - from shipping company staff to seafarers, legal professionals and commercial executives to policymakers and regulators alike.

When: 7 May 2021
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate

Ideal for:
This course is perfect for anyone seeking to develop their knowledge on the implementation of maritime conventions, such as: Ship Masters and Officers, Fleet and Vessel Managers, Superintendents, Human Resource Personal, Government Maritime Administration Personal.
It's also popular with Manning Agents, Insurers, Legal Professionals, Naval Architects, Surveyors, Shipyard Managers, Equipment Manufacturers and other employees from International and National Organisations

100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


  • Maritime Governance
  •  Ship Construction, Design, Engineering, Documentation, & Regulation
  •  Navigation, Voyage Planning & Cargo Handling
  •  Manning & Training
  •  Safety & Security
  •  Marine Resource Management & Environmental Protection

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

Simon O. Williams, BA, LL.M

Simon Williams is an expert on issues surrounding the maritime regulatory environment. He is a Director of a consultancy, specialising in ship management solutions, naval intelligence and maritime security.

Also a regular contributor on the maritime industry to leading publications such as the Maritime Executive, Lloyd's List, Naval Technology amongst others; Simon has a wealth of experience and a respected industry voice perfect to lead you through your Certificate.

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It is well worth doing to increase knowledge and experience.

Stacey Mischeski, 

Fleet Manager at Maritime Cook Islands and student 2017

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