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Marine surveyor (degree) (level 6)

Inspecting marine vessels to ensure they comply with standards and regulations.

Level
6
Equivalent to degree
Typical duration
48 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£24,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Associate or partner/director of surveying company
  • Class A3 surveyor
  • Examiner
  • Flag state surveyor
  • Marine surveyor
  • Marine warranty surveyor
  • MCA senior executive officer marine surveyor
  • Ship classification surveyor
  • Ship surveyor
  • Surveyor
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Communicate effectively and professionally at all levels both internally and externally
  • Positively challenge stakeholders to effect change where appropriate
  • Assess requirements for the survey and organise and plan within the timescales and budget set
  • Manage time and resources effectively
  • Read and interpret drawings, data and other relevant information
  • Interpret appropriate engineering formulae and compare results with actual on-board readings, data / calculations submitted and survey findings.
  • Work competently and safely in the workplace to meet regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Apply engineering principles, regulatory and Classification Society requirements to the ship, vessel, machinery, equipment or system.
  • Advise on appropriate regulations and guidance relevant to the ship or vessel
  • Build, lead and manage multi-functional teams, interacting with and influencing a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Produce succinct and accurate survey reports
  • Deliver effective oral and audio-visual presentations
  • Apply scientific calculation to various conditions of the ship (or other vessel) and the environment prevailing.
  • Assess the market and prevailing conditions, to calculate a value and price for the subject ship, vessel, machinery, equipment or systems.
  • Set out and impose a decision upon ship owners, managers, operators, master and staff.
  • Undertake effective hazard identification and risk assessment processes using recognised and appropriate procedures.
  • Identify causal factors and means of prevention of re-occurrence of ship, structural, machinery, equipment or systems failures.

Full information on Marine surveyor (degree) (level 6) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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