ECDIS awareness

PUBLIC CONCERNED

Marine pilots

PREREQUISITES

None

OBJECTIVES

General knowledge and operational use of ECDIS

DURATION

12 hours / 1.5 days

NUMBER OF TRAINEES

Minimum 5 / Maximum 8

REFERENCE

Order of 27 July 2012 on the training required on board ships equipped with an electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS)
Annex I to the Order of 27 July 2012 – reference framework
IMO Model Course 1.27
STCW Code Tables A-II/1, A-II/2, A-II/3, Section A-VII/2 (Part 4)

PROGRAMME

Theoretical training :
– Presentation of the different electronic charts
– Main types of ECDIS and display characteristics
– Risks and limitations of ECDIS in the integrated gateway
– Factors affecting system performance and accuracy

Practical training :
Notions on the tasks performed by the Officer of the Watch (demonstration by trainer) :
– Image adjustment and maintenance
– Data display
– Route planning
– Route monitoring
– Alarm monitoring

Case study :
– Getting to grips with ECDIS on arrival at the gateway
– Analysis of the passage plan
– Checking updates

Discussions:
– Use of the PPU
– The place of ECDIS during manoeuvres.

COURSE LOCATION

Le Havre, Marseille

TRAINING

ENSM professors

END OF COURSE TEST

No

ATTESTATION FOR THE ISSUE OF A STCW CERTIFICATE

No

SATISFACTION SURVEY

No

CERTIFICATION/ATTESTATION RATE

The certification/attestation rate for this course is 100%.