ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY INFORMATION SYSTEM (ECDIS) OPERATOR - (TRAINING)

ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY INFORMATION SYSTEM (ECDIS) OPERATOR

About the course

Participants  should achieve an appropriate level in the use of ECDIS/WECDIS Systems and digital Cartography.

-           Use and operate ECDIS/WECDIS systems.

-           Use of navigation mode of display screen.

-           Select and evaluate all the relevant information and take action in case of malfunction.

-           Discover potential mistakes of the given data most common interpretation mistakes.

-           Explain the reasons why the operator should not trust the ECDIS/WECDIS system as the only navigation aid.


Programme

-           Legislation.

-           Electronic cartography.

-           Information systems and visualization of Electronic Cartography.

-           Risks associated to the employment of the WECDIS.

-           General description of the WECDIS console.

-           Display of information.

-           Basic navigation.

-           Passage planning.

-           Navigational aids.

-           Alarm management.

-           Other functionalities.


Target group

Officers of the Watch, Bridge Supervisors and any other personnel who stand watches on the bridge.


Learning Materials

Learning materials for training will be provided by the Institution.


Location

Estación Naval De La Graña, s/n. 15490 Ferrol (Spain) Spain

Map

Calle Montalbán, nº 2, 28014, Madrid, Spain


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