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ECDIS GENERIC 

ECDIS GENERIC 

Target Audience

The aim of the course is to train bridge watchkeeping officers in the safe and efficient use of ECDIS. The course meets the guidance given in IMO Model Course 1.27, the operational use of ECDIS. The course covers the required knowledge of ECDIS navigation and electronic charts to undertake the duties of a Navigational Watch Officer

Course Content

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

 

  • Use ECDIS when interfaced with other on board equipment such as GPS, ARPA or RADAR to maintain safety of navigation
  • Maintain a safe navigational watch using ECDIS
Entry Standards

 Understanding of the ECDIS Function under STCW Table II/1 or above and hold relevant COC

Facilities

 Classroom, ECDIS simulator, Bridge Simulator.

Teaching Method

 Classroom Lectures, simulator exercises.

Guidelines

IMO Model Course 1.27, ECDIS Manual, STCW A-II/1 as amended.

Course Duration

 5 days.

Assessment

 Written and practical exams, final examination / evaluation.

Certification

 MTC course attendance certificate leading to STCW certification under Cyprus DMS.

Venue

This course is regularly offered by our MTCs, and may be available online, please contact your regional Maritime Training Centre (MTC) or for BSM employees kindly contact your local Crew Service Centre (CSC) for the next available course.