Electronic Chart Display AND Information Systems Course
Course Description: CDIS is defined in the IMO ECDIS Performance Standards (IMO Resolution A.817(19)) as follows:
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) means a navigation information system which, with adequate back up arrangements, can be accepted as complying with the up-to-date chart required by regulation V/19 & V/27 of the 1974 SOLAS Convention, by displaying selected information from navigation sensors to assist the mariner in route planning and route monitoring, and by displaying additional navigation-related information if required.
Duration: 5 Days
Entry Requirements: Mathematics at Grade 10 or previous ENS or any Certificate of Competence or proof of Chartwork completed.
Additional Requirements: Simulation adds realism to the course as all events take place in real time, but in the safety of a training environment. We include a light lunch with this course. Certificate is valid for a life-time.
Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments.