Book on one of our upcoming ECDIS Courses below. Future dates are available, please contact the office for details. 

The course is designed or 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.

Course Date Duration Price

Price: £995
Teaching Ratio: 4:1 
Duration: 5 Days
Assumed Knowledge: Basic IT / computer literacy is required to complete this course

ECDIS Pre-requisites

MCA CoC as OOW or Master or proof of route to CoC (e.g. RYA Yachtmaster or IYT Master of Yachts)

Course Content

  • 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 
  • Concept & Capability, Legal Aspects 

For all candidates on our ECDIS Generic course; to backup the training pack and tuition in the classroom we provide a one stop shop of pre-reading resources via a secure link on our website. Please contact the office if you’d like to be reminded of the password. 

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