Classification and Statutory Surveys

Lloyd’s Register Course

AMC Search has partnered with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to become the Australian provider for various LR marine and shipping training products. LR is a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industries, helping our clients design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance.

This course will benefit anyone wishing to gain a solid understanding of the role, workings and requirements of a classification society and its interface with IMO when applying statutory regulations on behalf of flag administrations.

  • Understand what classification means and the associated requirements for shipowners, builders and managers
  • Appreciate the mechanics of how classification works, plus the roles of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) and the International Marine Organisation (IMO)
  • Understand the International Safety Management (ISM) Code and shipboard quality management systems
  • Gain confidence when working with port state control, flag administration and vetting officials


Learn about the requirements of and gain knowledge to plan for periodical and statutory surveys including:

  • Annual Surveys
  • Docking and In-Water Surveys (IWS)
  • Intermediate Surveys
  • Special Surveys
  • Load Lin Surveys
  • Safety Equipment Surveys
  • Safety Construction Surveys
  • Marine Pollution Convention (MARPOL) Surveys
  • Radio Surveys

Become familiar with the fundamental statutory requirements of:

  • The 1996 International Load Line Convention and amendments
  • MARPOL 73/78 and amendments
  • Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) plus the International Life-Saving Appliance Code (LSA)
  • ILO MLC (2006)

Who should participate?

Those wishing to gain, enhance or refresh knowledge in classification and statutory matters. Equally suitable for both newly appointed and experienced personnel in the marine industry.

Approval + certification

The course has been granted official IMarEST CPD recognition.

Delegates will receive a Lloyd’s Register certificate upon successful completion of the course.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Course Options: (including GST)
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