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MARINE - ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems

Training Course Details
Reference Number: M001/ECDIS/14
Course Type: Marine Courses
Duration: 5 Days
Certifying Authority: Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Course Overview: The course has been laid out following the guidance of the I.M.O. model course (1.27) for ECDIS (2010 ed.) in compliance with the requirements of A-II/1, A-II/2 and A-II/3 of the STCW code (as revised Manila 2010) to allow serving officers and navigation trainees to gain the required background knowledge of ECDIS with regard to the legislation, limitations and safe use of ECDIS as a primary source of navigational information.

Teaching & Assessment: The 40 hour course will be conducted over a period of 5 days consisting of series of short lectures, Peer to Peer discussions, equipment demonstration, familiarisation, and practical use of ECDIS, in both static and dynamic simulated exercise modes.
The course will include a formal and practical examination.

Course Content: 
· Introduction to the ECDIS training units.
· Legal aspects with regard to the carriage and use of ECDIS.
· Principal Electronic Chart types including their maintenance.
· I.M.O. performance standards for ECDIS.
· Performance and limitations of ECDIS equipment.
· Correction & maintenance of the Electronic Chart Database & ECDIS software.
· Route planning/monitoring.
· The Voyage Plan including data recording and reviewing.
· Dangers in over reliance upon E-Nav Equipment & its limitations.
· Appreciation of ECDIS in conjunction with ARPA, AIS, & visual lookout.
· Conducting offshore, coastal, & confined water exercises with ECDIS to monitor & control safe passage of the vessel.
Entry Requirements: Delegates should hold a Deck certificate of competency at the operational level..

Course Schedule

For more information on course schedule please contact us by clicking ‘Enquire’ at foot of page or by calling 0141 876 3000.

Northern Marine Group
Alba House
2 Central Avenue
G81 2QR
Scotland, UK

Tel +44 141 876 3000