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Certificate in Offshore Field Development

Study technical, operational and management aspects of offshore oil and gas field development with our online learning training course

Starts: 23 September 2020

Explore the stages involved with oil and gas production!

The Certificate in Offshore Field Development teaches the process of offshore oil and gas production, along with the specialist vessels supporting it, from exploration and surveying to drilling, construction and supply. The course delivers the detailed knowledge required, along with management strategies, for you to successfully engage in the sector.

When: 23 September 2020
Where: Delivered via Online Learning
Duration: 12 weeks part-time

Ideal for: Oil and gas employees, drilling or pipeline engineers, junior or new technical workers, subsea engineers, offshore operators, maritime professionals, shipbuilders, maritime superintendents, naval architects, offshore suppliers, legal, financial and contract staff

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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 the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
  • Offshore Exploration, Surveying and Drilling
  • Field Development Assessment, Planning and Phases
  • Project Planning and Management; Installation and Construction Vessels
  • Managing Offshore Operations; Vessels Involved in Support and Export
  • Operational Issues: Safety, Environment, Supply Bases and Contracts

"Very comprehensive for such a large subject, detailed and intense to catch the right level of perspective."

AC.D Stanculescu, Chief Engineer, GSP Offshore S.A. – Constanta

course director offshore field develop

John Preedy PhD
Associate , Azur Offshore

Since leaving BP in 1992 John has continued working in the offshore oil industry through Azur Offshore Ltd, including activities in the assessment of emerging novel technologies, technical and economics audits, deepwater studies, production sharing agreement evaluations, safety and environmental issues. Clients have included Chevron UK, BP Exploration, British Gas, Technomare, Trident Consultants, Fina UK and Cameron France. 

Find out more about John here