ECDIS Basics

Course Description

ECDIS Basics course covers the lack of knowledge in general navigation with an objective to impart practical hands-on knowledge about the most common features and functionality of ECDIS. The training course has been based on the book “ECDIS Basics” written by Professor Ralph Becker-Heins.

 This is the first training course created for officers who are looking for an easy-to-follow supplement or refresher to the IMO generic course (IMO Model Course 1.27) and anyone requiring knowledge of the general features of ECDIS

Objectives & Structure

The objectives:

  • Familiarise the user with the most common features and functionalities of ECDIS
  • Ensure understanding of the navigational functions of ECDIS
  • Ability to assess relevant information
  • Develop an ECDIS mindset

The structure:

  • The ECDIS mindset
  • ECDIS overview
  • International and national requirements
  • Chart operations
  • Basic ECDIS functions
  • Route handling
  • Sensors
  • Alerts management
  • Recommended reading

Course Details

  • Certificate Validity – Indefinite
  • Net Price – 50,00 €
  • Price incl. VAT – 59,50 €