ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display & Information System

ECDIS - ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY & INFORMATION SYSTEM

AIMS

The aims for this course are detailed as below, in the objectives section. 

OBJECTIVES

Trainees who successfully complete this course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS navigation and electronic charts to undertake the duties of a navigational watch officer defined by the STCW Code, as amended. This knowledge, skill and understanding should include the ECDIS competencies in Column 1 of Tables A-II, but should also include:

  • Knowledge of the capability and limitations of ECDIS operations, and all indicated sub-topics
  • Proficiency in operation, interpretation and analysis of information obtained from ECDIS and all indicated sub-topics
  • Management of operational procedures, system files and data and all indicated sub-topics
ENTRY STANDARDS

It is assumed that trainees undertaking this course have realised some formal instruction in Terrestrial Navigation, have at minimum some familiarisation with visual navigation, have completed a period of supervised bridge watch-keeping duties, and have prior knowledge of basic radar/ARPA (MC 1.07). Trainees should also have considerable familiarisation with personal computing operating systems, keyboards and mice or trackballs. OR

The trainees undertaking this course should have undergone pre-sea training for deck cadets and sea service of not less than six months as a Deck Cadet, OR  

The trainee should have competence in deck training, have completed sea service for the Certificate of Competency as Second Mate FG or NWKO (NCV) and have attended the relevant competency course for the respective grade.

In addition, all trainees should be in possession of a Certificate of Proficiency for ROSC and ARPA and have at least three months sea service associated with bridge watch keeping duties under the supervision of a qualified officer.

All trainees should also have considerable familiarisation with personal computing operating systems, keyboards and mice or trackballs.

COURSE CERTIFICATE

Documentary evidence shall be issued to those who have successfully completed this course indicating that the holder has completed training in Electronic And Information System as approved by the Merchant Shipping Division of the Government of Sri Lanka.

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