R-600  Electronics Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

Class Information

Register: Register On-Line    or call 800-642-CMTI

Class Date:

Monday, May 08, 2017 through Thursday, May 11, 2017


This course intends to provide the knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS and electronic charts to the thorough extent needed to safely navigate vessels whose primary means of navigation is ECDIS. The course emphasizes both the application and learning of ECDIS in a variety of underway contexts. This is achieved through sophisticated navigation simulation that provides each trainee with unrestrained access to own ship operations integrated with a complete type-approved ECDIS with numerous chart formats


ü Course Approved for Workforce Development

ü Course Approved for Veterans Education and Training

Class Size:

6   PreRegistration is required.

Class start time : 8:00am


4 Days (34 Hours)


$ 950  

Course Details: Any student successfully completing this course and presenting the course completion certificate to the U.S. Coast Guard within one year from the date of graduation will satisfy the requirements of:;

46 cfr 11.305(a)(3)(vii) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.307(a)(3)(vii) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.309(a)(4)(xvi) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.311(a)(3)(vii) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.313(a)(3)(vii) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.315(a)(3)(iv)and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.317(a)(3)(v) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.319(4)(x)(viii) and (b)(2);46 cfr 11.321(a)(3)(v) and (b)(2); and Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code, specifically NVIC 10-14 Task No. 6.1A, 6.2A, 6.3A,6.4A, 6.5A, 6.6A, 6.7A NVIC 12-12 Tasks 4.1A and 4.2.A, NVIC 13-14 (1.7A)

This course is designed for mariners employed on vessels equipped with modern ECDIS navigation systems but contains valuable information and practical exercises for those who have simple ECD only systems. The course is also of value to individuals who require a knowledge of electronic navigation and charting procedures.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Introduction to ECDIS, legal aspects and req
  • IMO requirements and performance
  • ECDIS input devices
  • Chart displays
  • ECDIS system and features
  • Precautions
  • Simulation excersises
Examination: One 20 question examination requiring a passing score of 70% will be administered and administration of assessment.

Cost of class subject to change without notice.
Class Schedules subject to change without notice.

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