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Certificate in Classification and Statutory Surveys

Study Class and Statutory Surveying - key online learning education course

Starts 20 February 2020

Online Learning

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: 20 February 2020
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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  • 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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