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Evening Classes for the Annual April / May Exams of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in London

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Founded in 2002, Maritime Education & Training Ltd (METL) is an independent provider of maritime education offering evening classes in central London for students preparing for the annual April / May exams of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS). The ICS is the international professional body for the commercial shipping industry worldwide. METL training is held at King's College, Guy's Campus, University of London in Central London.

METL students come from all areas of activity within shipping, as well as from outside the industry who are looking for a change of career. All students will benefit from the courses, whether building on existing knowledge and experience or new to shipping. METL also provides bespoke training for companies.

Also, METL’s Maritime Club provides the opportunity to make personal connections, build relationships and develop business opportunities.

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Training Programs

ICS Training Classes

  • Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE): The Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE) is for those studying for membership of the ICS.
  • Advanced Diploma: The Advanced Diploma is for those with some industry experience who wishes to gain a qualification but is not yet seeking membership of the ICS.
  • Foundation Diploma: The Foundation Diploma is for those with little industry experience who wish to gain a qualification and some practical shipping knowledge.

Subject List

  • Introduction to Shipping
  • Legal Principles in Shipping Business
  • Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
  • Shipping Business
  • Dry Cargo Chartering
  • Ship Operations & Management
  • Ship Sale & Purchase
  • Tanker Chartering