Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)

Course Code: MX1EC229

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
01/08/2021Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,190Enquire
24/01/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,190Enquire
04/04/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,190Enquire
27/06/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,190Enquire
01/08/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,250Enquire
19/09/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,250Enquire
12/12/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £1,250Enquire

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide training in the basic theory and use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for those who will be in charge of a navigational watch on vessels equipped with ECDIS.

You will gain the knowledge and skills required for a safe navigational watch including; the characteristics of ECDIS data and display, setting up and maintaining an ECDIS display, planning and monitoring a route, using basic navigational functions and equipment in a real-time navigational environment and activating updates.

The training is delivered with a functional approach to ensure all safety-relevant aspects and potential problems are covered.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

This is a 40 hour course delivered over five days and is classroom based.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of maritime and nautical courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant vocational and industrial experience and professional practice. .

Tuition Fees

Fees, Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Private delegate - tuition fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking.

All fees are strictly non-refundable except when the College cancels the course.

Company sponsored delegate

  • Companies who hold credit accounts with the College will be invoiced following delivery of the Course
  • New companies are required to pay at the time of booking for their first course; credit facilities may be available on request, following successful credit checks.

Off-Premises and Distance Contracts Only

Please refer to College Terms & Conditions.

Course Transfers

If you are unable to attend your course you may be able to transfer to another available date. All transfer requests must be received in writing by FOSC no later than 5 working days prior to the commencement date of the course. Email cancellations during the weekend period are strictly not acceptable for courses that commence on a Monday or Tuesday. Company delegates that fail to attend on the commencement date of the course and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be invoiced the full course fee. Private delegates that fail to attend and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be charged the full course fee, no course transfer date will be processed and their payment will be lost. All second transfer requests incur a £55.00 administration fee. Delegates who have made multiple transfers (3+) and fail to attend without the required prior notice in writing will be charged a relevant fee at the discretion of FOSC.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

Regulatory Body:

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