ABOUT THE COURSE
This unique Ship Surveying course provides outstanding teaching as a result of extensive research and close links with the surveying industry. With this training course you will develop your knowledge of Ship Surveying, enabling you to conduct a survey with effectiveness and efficiency. Our in-depth article on becoming a marine surveyor has more information on this course and how to get into the ship surveying industry as a whole.
Module subjects include essential law, safety and operational surveys, incident and accident investigation along with other essential subjects such as writing the survey report and flag and port state control inspections.
LEVEL ONE – DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE
The Ship Surveying course consists of 12 modules. All students are required to successfully complete and pass the module assignments. Diploma students will also be required to sit and pass a final examination.
LEVEL TWO – PRACTICAL
Surveyor’s Log Book (SLB)
Level 2 consists of a Surveyor’s Log Book (SLB).
As a surveyor under training completes each task, he/she gathers evidence to support the experience and learning gained, in a structured manner, guided by the Log Book. Once completed, the Log Book will be submitted to MTA for review.
LEVEL THREE – PEER REVIEW
Leading to a CoC issued by MTA
The MTA Peer Review is a detailed oral examination lasting between two to three hours and is graded on a pass/fail basis. The three members Peer committee will ask a series of questions to test the students practical and theoretical knowledge of surveying in their chosen specialist field. Successful completion of the Peer Review is required to achieve the MTA Certificate of Competency in Ship Surveying.
This qualifies as an MATF-funded course under ProTERS, in association with the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board. Further information can be found here.