• Maritime
  • Maritime

Why take this course?

This course provides instruction on the use and operation of ECDIS through understanding the capabilities and limitations of the system.

Practical exercises using desktop simulators reinforce the theory and provide an opportunity to develop and practice responses to training scenarios.

The course meets the guidance of IMO Model Course 1.27, the operational use of ECDIS, for generic ECDIS training.

All Deck Officers who hold a Certificate of Competence issued in accordance with the 2010 Manila amendments should be trained in the use of ECDIS.

What you will experience

  • Legal aspects and requirements
  • Main types of electronic charts
  • ECDIS data and presentation of data sensors
  • Basic navigational functions
  • Special functions for route planning and monitoring
  • Updating ECDIS Chart Systems