This module is intended to provide you with an overview of the shipping industry and give you an idea of where you, as a surveyor, will fit into the industry. The author considers that it is important to start the module by trying to clarify what is meant by the term ‘marine surveyor’. By the end, you should have a better idea how wide the scope of the job/role is in the shipping industry and the variety of tasks that you as a qualified surveyor may be asked to perform.
The online course consists of 1 module that must be completed within 6 months. The module consists of text and charts to help you with your learning with a multiple choice assessment of 10 questions to undertake which you are expected to pass with a mark of 70% or more. On successful completion of the module you will receive a Certificate in Introduction to Ship Surveying.