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Certificate in Marine Coatings

Get the latest on this important and growing sub-sector of the shipping industry

Course starts: 19 August 2020 | 12 weeks

Online Learning

Stay ahead of the Marine Coatings boom

The Marine Coatings market is growing at a rate of 3.7%, expecting to reach $4.4 billion by 2024.

Why the boom? New regulations on ship efficiency, and the cap on sulphur mean other methods of improving fuel management are increasing. One of these methods is Marine Coatings.

This 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 2020
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



  • 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.