Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)


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*Required 1 Jan 2017 by all deck officer under STCW*

Course Length: 40 hours
Cost: $1,100
Prerequisite: None
Recommended: Previously passed ARPA and Radar

Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) is a 5-day USCG and STCW 2010 approved course that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to utilize the features of a computer-based navigation system.   

Students who successfully complete ECDIS will satisfy the ECDIS training requirements within 46 CFR 11.305; 46 CFR 11.307; 46 CFR 11.309; 46 CFR 11.311; 46 CFR 11.313; 46 CFR 11.315; 46 CFR 11.317; 46 CFR 11.319; and 46 CFR 11.321; AND; The specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 10-14 and 11-14 (Tasks 6.1.A-6.7.A), NVIC 12-14 (Tasks 2.7.C, 4.1.A, and 4.2.A) and NVIC 13-14 (Task 1.7.A).