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MCA Electronic Chart Display and Information System ECDIS

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 1000

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.

Dates

The ECDIS course will run on the following dates.  To book your place contact us.

29.04.19 - 03.05.19
20.05.19 - 24.05.19
27.05.19 - 31.05.19
03.06.19 - 07.06.19
10.06.19 - 14.06.19
15.07.19 - 19.07.19

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.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be asked to bring proof of identity and sea time at the start of the course.

What you study

You'll 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.

After the course

Careers

This course could lead to employment in the Marine Industry.

Continuing Study

Previous students have also studied ECDIS Type Specific Training or Shipboard Safety Officer training.

  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1000