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SSMAR0013

Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Skill Set

Navigate your career with this Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved generic course, which also meets the STCW95 (STCW Reg II/1 & II/2) requirements.

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TIME 5 days / Full Time NEXT START DATE 23 May 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$3,810

Course overview

This five day generic course has been designed for candidates for certification as officers in charge of a navigational watch on an Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) compliant vessel and for experienced nautical officers and other persons with navigational responsibilities on an ECDIS compliant vessel.

Based on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 1.27 model course fulfilling the 40-hour generic course requirement as per the Manila July 2011 amendments to Standard of Training and Certification of Watchkeepers (STCW95).

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Electronic Chart Display

The Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) course provides the knowledge, skills and understanding of ECDIS and electronic charts to the thorough extent needed to safely navigate vessels whose primary means of navigation is ECDIS.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • MARH023
    Use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) to maintain the safety of navigation
    UNIT CODE :
    MARH023
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to maintain safe navigation of a commercial vessel using an electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS).
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) to maintain the safety of navigation
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
23 May 2022
5 days
Full time. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Classroom
  • Full fee: $3,810

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Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Skill Set (SSMAR0013)

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Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSMAR0013
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that you:

  • have experience in performing chart work and should be able to practise all usual tasks concerning standard navigational procedures and equipment; 
  • know about the functions and limitations of other navigational equipment; and
  • have basic computer skills 
Need to know

100% attendance is mandatory. There will be written assessments during the course and a practical assessment on a full ship’s simulator towards the end of the course.

The course will be conducted with a mixture of lectures and practical exercises with a limit of eight students with each student having their own ECDIS unit to use during the course.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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