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Electrical and Control Engineering for Marine Surveyors and Superintendents

About this course

This five-day course is designed to give marine surveyors, shipyard technical designers and shipping company technical superintendents in-depth knowledge and practical surveying experience of modern marine electrical and control engineering systems. The course is run in conjunction with Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and is the only course of its type in the world. 

The course covers the following:

  • Introduction to marine electrical and control engineering systems
  • Main engine control and interlock surveys
  • Software based control system surveys
  • Emergency sources of electrical power surveys
  • Main electrical power and distribution system surveys
  • Retrofit electrical power system surveys.

During the course practical survey exercises are undertaken in our full mission engine room simulator for each of the surveys listed above.

At the end of the course there is an exam and personal feedback to each delegate on their performance during the survey exercises.

There is a pre-course CBT package that must be completed before attending this course.

The course is only open to employees of Lloyd's Register of Shipping.

Course delivery location

This course is delivered from our new maritime simulation centre at Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please check your joining instructions for further information. 

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course information

Training towards

Practical surveying experience of modern marine electrical and control engineering systems.


Lloyd's Register of Shipping.


Examination and feedback.

Teaching methods

Practical on full mission engine room simulator.