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Certificate in Marine Coatings

Gain insights into this important and growing sub-sector of the shipping industry

Course starts: 19 August 2021 | 12 weeks

Online Learning

Be a part of the marine coatings boom

With pressure from new regulations on ship efficiency and the sulphur cap, other methods of improving fuel management are being explored - and one in particular is becoming popular. 

The marine coatings market is growing at a rate of 3.7%, expecting to reach $4.4 billion by 2024. Is it time you explored this area?

This online course will uncover every aspect of marine coatings from; corrosion, how to implement coatings and how it limits pollution, whilst also exposing its benefits for a shipping company to become more financially, environmentally and energy efficient.

You will learn from leading industry experts who will support you throughout the course.

When: 19th August 2021
Where: Online learning – study at your own pace and around your work
Duration: 12 weeks

This course is ideal for:
Naval Architects, Ship Superintendents, Drydock/Shipyard Workers, Coatings Inspectors, Marine Surveyors, Ship Owners/Ship Manager, Shipping Company Employees


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.


  • Corrosion and Corrosion Control
  • Coating Types and Curing Mechanisms
  • Environmental Conditions and Measurements
  • Surface Preparation
  • Coating Application and Measurements
  • Coating Defects
  • Coating Project Specification and the Role of the Inspector

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

Course Director

Jason Dimou


Jason is a naval architect - marine engineer and a Naval Officer. He graduated top in his class in 2001 from the Hellenic Naval Academy and he served onboard naval ships as an engineer officer for 10 years. In 2011, he earned an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a Naval Engineer Degree from MIT. He is a NACE Certified Coating Inspector and the Head of 'Salamis" Naval Base Coating Department. Jason has more than 5 years of experience in training young professionals, naval engineers, and students/naval cadets.