The course is designed for officers in charge of a navigational watch, for experienced officers and those with navigational responsibilities. It is based on the Merchant Navy Training Board and IMO 1.27 Model Course syllabus.
The training aims to equip the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to keep a safe navigational watch using electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS), interfaced with other onboard equipment to maintain safety of navigation.
We keep the training very practically based, split between presentations to build foundation knowledge and many practical exercises on Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS.
ECDIS Pre-requisites: MCA CoC as OOW or Master or proof of route to CoC (E.G. RYA Yachtmaster or IYT Master of Yachts)
Duration: 5 days
Familiarisation, Concept and Capability, Legal Aspects, Principal Types of Electronic Chart
ECDIS Data, Chart Updating, Presentation of Data, Route Planning, Route Monitoring
Fixing, Back-up Systems, Sensors, Voyage Data Recording. Errors and Alarms and Risk of Over Reliance on ECDIS
Cost: £800 includes course notes, lunch, tea and coffee.
Approval: MCA approved
Teaching ratio: We teach a maximum of 4:1 on this course.
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