MCA Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)

£850 GBP(incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Training School:
City of Glasgow College
Glasgow, United Kingdom
5 days


This course is MCA approved and follows the IMO model course 1.27. It complies with generic course requirements and is also delivered as part of the NAEST operational certificate.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

You'll hold a deck certificate of competency at the operational level, or take this course as part of a planned training program.

Additional selection requirements

Candidates are asked to bring proof of identity and sea time at the start of the course.

What you study

You'll study:

  • SOLAS Convention and Timescale for Introduction.
  • Chart Type and Construction.
  • Hardware and Software Limitations.
  • Approved and Non-approved Systems.
  • Settings, Chart Layers, Safety Parameters.
  • Readme Files.
  • IHO Data Check.
  • Position Fixing and Monitoring.
  • Chart Planning and Checking.
  • Real Time Simulation Exercises.

You'll have your own Transas ECDIS system, with full conning, radar and visual systems. Using practical group work sessions and multimedia, the functionality of an ECDIS system will be introduced to you.

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City of Glasgow College

21 Thistle Street
G5 9XB
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01413755555
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