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Certificate in Classification and Statutory Surveys

Study Class and Statutory Surveying - key online learning education course

Starts 22 February 2021

Expand your knowledge of class and statutory surveys today!

Possibly the most visible of all survey requirements are those imposed by Classification Societies and Statutory Bodies such as Flag State Administrations. However, many marine professionals, companies and organisations have a poor understanding of what these requirements actually are, when they are applied and, to which vessels.

This course brings clarity to the complexities of Classification and Statutory surveys allowing not only potential surveyors to gain a basic understanding of their potential future career, but to aid all individuals who are concerned with ships operations to ensure their understanding of what is required.

When: 22 February 2021
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks, part-time

Ideal for: Marine surveyors, personnel engaged within classification societies and statutory bodies, insurers, lawyers and policy makers

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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.


  • Introduction to Classification and Statutory Surveys
  • Classification Societies and Their Role
  • Statutory bodies and Their Role
  • Classification of Vessels
  • Classification Surveys, What this Involves and How to Prepare for Them
  • Statutory Surveys, what this involves and How to Prepare for Them

"An excellent course on classification surveys and their role in the maritime industry"

Course Director


EurIng Allan Larsen


Managing Director, Larsens Marine Surveyors & Consultants

Allan Larsen is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Marine Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and of the Society of Consulting Marine Engineers & Ship Surveyors, whilst also holding IMCA accreditation as a vessel inspector.

He worked for the Society Bureau Veritas from 2001 to 2015, in  various surveying roles. Discover more about him

Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

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