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Essentials of Marine Surveying

Study the principles of marine surveying - training and education course by tutored online learning

Starts 17 March 2021

Online Learning

Analyse the make-up of the marine surveying industry

This essential course will introduce you to the marine surveyor and the environment they are faced with. You will be provided with a detailed overview of an array of marine surveys, from all over the world, the roles and responsibilities of survey organisations and statutory bodies and how they all come together in practice.

If you have your sights set on a career in marine surveying, this is the perfect introductory course for you. And what’s better – you will learn all the essential skills online, making this course practical, affordable and convenient.  

When: 17 March 2021
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks, part-time

Get in touch if you want to find out more about how this course can help you.

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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 Marine Surveying
  • Survey Organisations/Statutory Bodies and the Roles which they Perform
  • The Responsibilities of the Survey Companies, Surveyors, Owners and Crew
  • Shoreside Surveys, Onboard Surveys and Surveys in Dry Dock
  • Survey Types and How to Prepare for Them
  • Ensuring Safety During Surveys

"The course content is practical, realistic, and an excellent foundation for aspiring marine surveyors."

Captain Paul Posing, student 2017

Course Director

allan picture

EurIng Allan Larsen
Managing Director, Consocius Consulting

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.

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