Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) (IMO Model Course 1.27)


This course aims to equip the candidate with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to keep a safe navigational watch using electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS), interfaced with other onboard equipment to maintain safety of navigation, through the high level of our practicing training methods and our experts observation


  • The knowledge, skill and understanding should include Column 1 ECDIS competencies of Tables A-ll,
  • Knowledge of the capability and limitations of ECDIS operations, and all indicated sub-topics
  • Proficiency in operation, interpretation, and analysis of information obtained from ECDIS, and all indicated sub-topics
  • Management of operational procedures, system files and data, and all indicated sub-topics


Demonstrate enough knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS navigation and electronic charts to undertake the duties of a navigational watch officer defined by STCW Code, as amended.

Course Details

Duration: 5 Days

Assessment: Yes

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Entry Requirements:  The minimum expected entry requirements are for candidates studying for or holding an OOW certificate of competency and is intended for those who are required to hold an ECDIS certificate.

Accreditation: MCA (UK), FTA (UAE)