This course provides training in the basic theory and operation of an Electronic Chart Display & Information System (ECDIS). It examines the use of ECDIS to enhance navigation safety and its use for practical passage planning and monitoring through the safe use of the equipment, its capabilities and limitations, and effective use of Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC) and ECDIS related information. This course is now mandatory for all ECDIS fitted vessels.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institution Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this course.
Chartwork & Pilotage Level 2