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Use an Electronic Chart Display and Information System to Navigate Safely Skill Set

State ID: GAA49

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand the capability and limitations of ECDIS as used during a navigational watch, to operate, interpret and analyse information obtained from ECDIS, and manage ECDIS operation, system files and data. This course meets the requirements of STCW as revised by Manila Amendments 2010, and is AMSA approved. It also meets the requirements of IMO Model 1.27 (2012).

There is a written and practical assessment, and students receive an  ECDIS certificate upon course completion.

  • Elements of ECDIS
  • Watch keeping with ECDIS
  • ECDIS Route Planning and Monitoring
  • ECDIS Targets, Charts and Systems
  • ECDIS Responsibility

Prerequisites:

  • Must have previously obtained formal instruction in Terrestrial Navigation and be familiar with visual navigation.
  • Must have served a period of supervised Bridge Watch - keeping duties.
  • Must have completed a Basic Radar / ARPA and ENS course or Master under 24 Meters Certificate of Competency or Master up to 35 Meters Certificate of Competency. 

2020 Dates

This course runs for a duration of 5 days starting on the following dates:

  • Monday 10 February
  • Monday 15 June
  • Monday 3 August 
  • Monday 7 December 

Course cost: $3400

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

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