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STCW Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)


Next Date: Mon, 18th Sep All Dates

Course Outline

This course is designed to train candidates in the safe and efficient use of ECDIS, interfaced with other onboard equipment to maintain safety of navigation. The course provides a stand-alone ECDIS certificate in accordance with Regulation II/1 of the STCW Convention 1978 as amended (Manila Amendments).

Combining the essential theory of ECDIS and practical exercises on our dedicated bridge simulation suite, candidates will experience a variety of passage scenarios with opportunities to test their new skills with their existing bridge watch keeping knowledge.

Course Detail

The ECDIS course will take place over 5 days at our dedicated training facilities in Cowes using our bridge simulation suite. Topics covered will include

  • Legal aspects and requirements of ECDIS
  • Types of electronic charts and ECDIS data
  • Presentation of data
  • Basic navigational functions
  • Special functions for route planning and monitoring
  • Manual and automatic updating of charts
  • Errors in displayed data
  • Errors of interpretation of data
  • Status information, warnings and alarms
  • System integrity monitoring
  • ECDIS back-up and the dangers of over-reliance on ECDIS

What you will get on completion of the course

There will be both written and practical assessments during the course. On successful completion you will be issued with a MCA/ STCW certificate.

Entry Requirements

The minimum expected entry requirement will be possession of an Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency and the course is intended for those required to hold an ECDIS certificate.

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board or B&B basis, cabins with either a shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.

Cost

The cost for the ECDIS course is £910.00 inc VAT.

The package price is £1110 inc VAT (course plus accommodation).

Course Enquiry Form

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Booking Info.
Duration:
5 days
Course Price:
£910.00
With Accommodation:
£1110.00
Group Bookings:
Available
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