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Certificate in Ballast Water

Informa Connect
12 weeks
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
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About this program

Certificate in Ballast Water

Develop a clear understanding of ballast water management whilst addressing its implications upon the environment.

Gain insight into ballast water management, and how it effects shipping operations and the environment.

Program content

  • Module 1 – Ballast Water - An Overview
  • Module 2 – The Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention and Implementation
  • Module 3 – Roles and Responsibilities within Ballast Water Management
  • Module 4 – Ballast Water Treatment Technologies
  • Module 5 – Sampling and Monitoring
  • Module 6 – Ballast Water Risk Assessment

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project


  • UK Individuals and UK Companies (VAT): £1799 + VAT @ 20%
  • EU Individuals and EU Companies (No VAT to pay): £1799 | $2429
  • Individual or Company outside the EU (No VAT to pay): £1799 | $2429


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What you'll learn

  • The impact Ballast Water has upon the environment and how it can be addressed
  • Clear guidance and a thorough understanding of the BWM Convention, and how it is implemented
  • The roles and responsibilities within ballast water management
  • The processes and requirements for ballast water treatment technologies and the operational and safety issues surrounding it
  • The standards of sampling and monitoring ballast water, in order to understand and comply with ballast water management
  • The risks involved in ballast water management and the guidelines set out by the IMO

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149 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia
W1T 7AD London
United Kingdom

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