ECDIS 1.27 Generic Course (IMO Model)
[AMSA Accredited]

The ECDIS training course provides participants with the skill set necessary to safely manage the navigation of a vessel 500 gross tonnage or more. Course content follows the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Model 1.27 Course, including updates from 2016 to reflect the IMO, IHO and other industry changes.


  • Complete ECDIS Setup: including determining vessel position, Position Source, for example, coordinating GNSS Antenna Position Settings to defining Chart input and data feeds.

  • Basic Navigation: understanding Chart Data, quality and accuracy.

  • Information layers: System and Position Alarms identification and appropriate response.

  • Route planning: By table and by chart, checking the plan for safety, depth and contour alarms.

  • ECDIS targets: ARPA/RADAR image overlay, AIS function, Use of ECDIS by shore authorities, Pilots, VTS, etc.

  • Digital chart installation: Procurement, installation, correction installation, coastal to restricted waters route in-bound.

  • ECDIS Redundancy & Voyage records: System reset and backup, archiving data and data logging, ECDIS Bridge Standard Operating Procedures.


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