ECDIS (IMO Model 1.27) Training Overview
Our MCA approved Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) course is based on MNTB Guidelines and IMO model 1.27. The course develops the knowledge and skills of Deck Officers who will use ECDIS systems.
This five-day course is intended for individuals who are looking to gain a stand-alone certificate and already have navigational responsibilities.
On this course delegates will gain the knowledge and skills required to keep a safe navigational watch using ECDIS. This will be completed through both practical and theory training.
Course content includes:
- The principles of operating a ECDIS
- Operating ECDIS equipment to maintain safety
- Use ECDIS in a range of scenarios such as open and confined waters, responding to emergencies and manoeuvring the ship
- ECDIS data
- Route planning and monitoring
- Chart updating
- Risk of over reliance on ECDIS.
The course is delivered using Kongsberg ECDIS simulators.
To apply for the ECDIS course delegates must hold or be working towards an OOW certificate of competency.
Delegates will be assessed throughout the course and those who pass the course will be awarded a MCA ECDIS certificate.