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MCA Electronic Chart Display and Information System ECDIS (Operations)

(SCQF level 5)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Faculty of Nautical

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

TBC

Day(s):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 871

Overview

MCA approved 5-day Generic ECDIS course equips officers with the skills to safely use ECDIS.  The contents of the course are based on IMO model course 1.27.  

You will study:

  • Chart Type and Construction.
  • Hardware and Software Limitations.
  • Approved and Non-approved Systems.
  • Settings, Chart Layers, Safety Parameters.
  • Readme Files.
  • IHO Data Check.
  • Position Fixing and Monitoring.
  • Passage Planning and Checking.
  • Real-Time Simulation Exercises.

Alternative dates may be available, please contact us for details.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You'll hold a deck certificate of competency at the operational level, or take this course as part of a planned training program.
  • Candidates are asked to bring proof of identity and sea time at the start of the course.

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  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    TBC
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 871