Electronic Chart Display & Information System - ECDIS
This 5 day course runs at Lairdside Maritime Centre in Birkenhead, 20 minutes from Hoylake.
The course provides generic training in the theory and use of ECDIS for those who will be in charge of a navigational watch on vessels equipped with ECDIS.
Candidates are assessed by formal examination
The main topics covered are:
Principal types of electronic chart
ECDIS data and it\'s presentation
Specific functions for route planning and monitoring
Display and function of other navigational information
Errors in displayed data and interpretation
Documentation, risk assessment and back-up
Course Fee £1195.00 +VAT (equivalent to approx €1,610/$1,750)