ECDIS Certification

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• ECDIS Five-day Certification (TMTINS-179), STWC

This course is a 40-hour course on the operational use of ECDIS that meets the demonstrated competencies to maintain safe navigation using ECDIS as required in Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code along with the use of ECDIS and associated navigation positioning systems as required in Table A-II/2 of the STCW.

Our ECDIS certification training meets Model Course 1.27, 2012 edition. This course is a 40-hour course on the operational use of ECDIS that meets the demonstrated competencies to maintain safe navigation using ECDIS as required in Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code along with the use of ECDIS and associated navigation positioning systems as required in Table A-II/2 of the STCW. The course will follow all guidelines for training and assessments in the operational use of ECDIS as described in Table B-I/12, paragraphs 36-66 in STCW. This course satisfies all current USCG requirements for approved ECDIS training at operational and management levels for all vessels having ECDIS.

Our Training Courses:

Program:
ECDIS – TMTINS-179
Duration:
5-Day (40-Hours)
Class Hours:
0800 with check-in time 0730
Phone Number:
(985) 873-0031
Entry Requirements:
Must have coastal / terrestrial navigation experience < preferred STWC certification, MMD and one other valid picture ID
Course Outline:
This program provides a certification for ECDIS operational and management use meeting the International Maritime Organization Performance Standards, requirements of the USCG and STCW-95.
Target Audience:
Any licensed mariner serving as a Bridge Watch Officer (Management or Operator) having an approved ECDIS onboard or Pilot working with an ECDIS will need this course for endorsement on the mariner’s Certificate of Competency.
Certificate:
ECDIS Certification
Cost:
$1095.00
Deposit:
$438.00
ECDIS Certification Schedule:
December 11-15, 2017
January 8-12, 2018
January 22-26, 2018
February 19-23, 2018
March 19-23, 2018
April 2-6, 2018
April 23-27, 2018
May 14-18, 2018
May 20-24, 2018
June 11-15, 2018
June 25-29, 2018
July 16-20, 2018
August 13-17, 2018
September 10-14, 2018
October 1-5, 2018
October 22-26, 2018
November 12-16, 2018
December 3-7, 2018
December 17-21, 2018
ALL COURSES and SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. CONTACT TMTI AT 985-873-0031 or EMAIL: george@marineinst.com
Successful completion of the Course:

  • Operate ECDIS equipment.
  • Use the navigational functions of ECDIS.
  • Select and assess all relevant information and take proper action.
  • Acquire and develop a knowledge and understanding of the basic principles governing the safe operation of ECDIS.
  • Understand ECDIS data and their presentation.
  • Understand system-related limitations and potential dangers.
  • Generate and maintain displays.
  • Operate all basic navigational functions and all specific functions for route planning and route monitoring.
  • Select and use the navigational data and display the data in the appropriate manner.
  • Ability to perform loading and updating.
  • Recognize and analyze nautical alarms during route planning and route monitoring as well as sensor alarms.
  • Assess the impact of the performance limits of sensors on the safe use of ECDIS.
  • Understand the importance of a back-up system and its limited performance.
  • Assess errors, inaccuracies and ambiguities caused by improper data management.
  • Awareness of errors in displayed data, errors of interpretation
  • Risk of over-reliance on ECDIS and be able to take proper action. In addition, knowledge of the principal types of electronic chart
  • Knowledge legal aspects in the operational use and management of ECDIS.
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