Familiarisation on Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display Information System


    This course helps participants understand the use, operation and components of the ECDIS system. Course participants understand the data functions, capabilities and limitations of the system.


    Marine surveyors, ISM auditors, Company internal auditors, Marine & technical superintendents, Deck personnel new to such systems and anyone interested in learning how to use the ECDIS for navigation would find this course very relevant.


    • Legal Aspects and Requirements

    • Principal Types of Electronic Charts

    • ECDIS Data

    • Presentation of ECDIS Data

    • Sensors

    • Basic Navigational Functions and Settings

    •Updating of Electronic Charts

    • Display & Function of Other Navigational Equipment

    • Errors in Displayed Data

    • Errors of Interpretation

    • Status Indications, Indicators and Alarms

    • Documentation

    • Back Up

    • Risk of Over - reliance on ECDIS

Course Duration:

16 hours
  • Assessment

Payment Mode:

Cheque, Cash, PayNow and Telegraphic Transfer

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