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Marine Surveying Academy is a specialist provider of skills based marine training

With many years combined marine knowledge and hands-on expertise, the Marine Surveying Academy has developed a range of courses and accreditation schemes to cover many aspects of the marine sector. Training is delivered worldwide and topics covered range from superyacht coatings surveying to offshore inspection accreditation.

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Who are the MSA?

Marine Surveying Academy is a subsidiary of the International Institute of Marine Surveying, the world's leading professional body for marine surveyors.

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Forthcoming Courses

Follow this link to see what courses, seminars and conferences are planned and in which locations over the coming months.

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Meet The Tutors

MSA tutors are all highly regarded in their fields of expertise and are well qualified to teach and train their skills and knowledge on to others.

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Can We Train You?

If your organisation is looking for marine based training, we would be pleased to speak with you about putting together a skills based course.

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Two new executive Directors appointed to MSA

As part of a restructure, the Marine Surveying Academy Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors, effective from 1 January 2018.
Existing Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary, Mike Schwarz, has been appointed as a Director.
Hilary Excell, […]

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MSA launches four new specialised courses

The Marine Surveying Academy has announced four new specialised courses on behalf of its parent company, the International Institute of Marine Surveying, which are open to Institute members and non members alike.
All four courses are to be held at the […]

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MSA releases CMID AVI accreditation training dates

It has been announced by the MSA that there will be seven CMID AVI Accreditation Courses in the first half of 2016 for those who need to validate their accreditation.
The programme kicks off in late January with courses in Houston […]

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RMCI 2016 course dates announced

MSA has announced the first two dates for its Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors courses in 2016. With over 50 qualified RMCI’s having taken the course and passed the examination in 2015, the team are planning courses in Hamburg (7-11 March 2016) […]

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Launch date for CMID accredited vessel inspectors scheme announced

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) chose the final day of Ocean Business at Southampton (16 April) to announce the eagerly awaited start date for the IIMS accredited vessel inspectors (AVIs) scheme, […]

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RMCI course set to launch via MSA

Until the Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors (RMCI) qualification was introduced, there were no specific qualifications for marine coatings Inspectors. There are of course NACE, FROSIO and ICorr qualifications that touch upon the marine Industry, but nothing especially for Super Yachts […]

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MSA manages IRMII examinations

MSA is managing and invigilating the examinations for the International Registered Marine Insulation Inspectors (IRMII) qualification on behalf of course organisers, Wood Group Integrity Management and accrediting body and parent company International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS).
So far around 80 […]

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Welcome to the Marine Surveying Academy

Marine Surveying Academy Ltd (MSA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Institute of Marine Surveying Ltd (IIMS). The IIMS unanimously accepted the proposal to launch the Marine Surveying Academy (MSA) at its March 2014 meeting.
Paul Homer is the appointed company […]

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