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Cargo Surveying Foundation Professional Diploma

Containers Cargoes Surveying


To produce competent and knowledgeable graduates for maritime related field; survey & inspection management, shipping, logistics & transportation and international trade. To produce quality graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in the Survey and Inspection Management, Shipping, Logistics and Transport, and import export. This program specializes in ship inspection, cargo and container handling.
Our course is fully covering these areas and more.


Since a Marine Cargo Surveyor is concerned with transported goods there are sections on the mode of transportation, the different forms of likely transportation and a section on the packing of goods which are all necessary aspects of a basic survey. 
One of the main sections in the module covers the range of different types of cargo that a surveyor is likely to encounter and the common types of damage for each. 

Benefits of the Course

  • This course attempts to cover all aspects of a survey from receipt of instructions to presentation of the report. The students will be in a position to understand how they should be expected to conduct a cargo survey.
  • Qualify the participants as Accredited Cargo surveyors, Superintendents, quality manager, lead auditors, ship's inspectors.

Who Should Attend

  • Practicing cargo agents;
  • Freight forwarders;
  • Cargo Claim officers;
  • Shipping officers;
  • Shipping Industry starters;
  • cargo consolidators;
  • other professionals.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Cargo Surveying;
  • Containers Cargoes Surveying;


Mr. Tumbo JOAO: Marine Surveyor, Angola.

“I liked the fact that it was practical and examples I could relate to were used. It was also full of exercises… everything I wanted covered in details was actually covered.”

Mr. Paulo Santos: Marine Surveyor, Portugal.

 “I loved every bit of it!! Everyone was very helpful and went above and beyond to make sure I understood. Massive thanks to all the team at the Lloyd's Maritime Institute.”

Mr. SAIZONOU Marc Aurele : Marine Surveyor, Brazil.

“I was skeptical coming into the program, but they really do teach you what you need to know to be in the industry. If I could go back in time, I would still choose to attend LMI. I'm starting my new job next week and I can without a doubt say that the past three months have dramatically changed my



Can I pay for this program in installments?

Yes, you can pay the total amount by installments

Is this program available online?

Yes, it’s based on distance learning

In what language is this program taught?

Our courses are conducted in English

What’s the duration of the course?

We offer a flexible route of earning, means that you can vary the pace of study if life gets in the way of learning. The training requires normally a minimum of 10 hours/week to complete the diploma in 12 months with additional time required to complete the student assignments. 

What kind of examination I need to take to pass the course?

All Modules will be assessed by an assignment. These assignments will be uploaded and available to you when the Module is issued and will be assessed by the Module assessor.

Who recognized this training?

Our courses are recognized by leading organizations such as IAMSA, NAMS Global, INTERCARGO, and IAMSP.

Can I postpone or extend the duration of the course?

You may be able to postpone your course under extenuating circumstances and will need to give justifying information in order to be considered and you have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 3 months at no additional charges.

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