Electronic Chart Display and Information System Course

The course intends to provide the knowledge, skill & understanding of ECDIS & Electronic charts to the thorough extent needed to safely navigate Vessels whose primary means of Navigation is ECDIS. The course is designed to meet the STCW requirements in the use of ECDIS, as revised by the 2010 MANILA amendments, specifically as these apply to Tables A –II / 1, A&ndash II / 2 & A II / 3 & also to be revised guidelines pertaining to training & assessment in the operational use of ECDIS in table B &ndash 1, assessment in Navigational Watch keeping & evaluation of competency, both in table B &ndash II model course 1.27 as revised.

Those who successfully complete this course shall be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge, skill & understanding of ECDIS Navigation & electronic charts to undertake the duties of a navigational watch keeping officer defined by STCW code as amended

  • Duration 5 days

  • Reference Circular No 29 of 2012 Dated on 10.12.2012

  • Training towards ECDIS Certification

  • Approvals DGS

  • Teaching methods Blended learning

  • Course Commencement Every week

  • Deck Cadets who have 12 months minimum of sea time
  • Should have completed ROSC & ARPA

  • CDC
  • Passport
  • COC (optional)
  • ROC Certificate
  • ARPA Certificate
  • Master Checker
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