The Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) course provides the knowledge, skills and understanding of ECDIS and electronic charts to the thorough extent needed to safely navigate vessels whose primary means of navigation is ECDIS.
Location - Cairns: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, 55-61 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Dates: 17 May 2021 26 July 2021 18 October 2021
Hours of Study: 5 days, Monday - Friday*, *please note that the course commencing 2 March 2021 is a Tuesday to Saturday
(8.30am – 4.30pm)
Full Fee: $3,715.00
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 308 233 (extension 5)
Non ASQA Training Package.
Please note that course dates and fee structures are subject to change.
Use an electronic chart display and information system to navigate safely
This five day generic course has been designed for candidates for certification as officers in charge of a navigational watch on an Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) compliant vessel and for experienced nautical officers and other persons with navigational responsibilities on an ECDIS compliant vessel.
Based on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 1.27 model course fulfilling the 40-hour generic course requirement as per the Manila July 2011 amendments to Standard of Training and Certification of Watchkeepers (STCW95).
Those attending the course should have experience in performing chart work and should be able to practice all usual tasks concerning standard navigational procedures and equipment. They should know about the functions and limitations of other navigational equipment. Basic computer skills are required.
100% attendance is mandatory. There will be written assessments during the course and a practical assessment on a full ship’s simulator towards the end of the course. The course will be conducted with a mixture of lectures and practical exercises with a limit of eight students with each student having their own ECDIS unit to use during the course.
This generic course contributes to enabling navigation officers to serve on ECDIS compliant vessels as per the Manila July 2011 amendments to STCW95.
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GBRIMC reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolments have been received by seven days prior to commencement of course.
Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.