Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

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Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Training Certificate


NASC 2108 (Navigation) or Pass or Completion of Chartwork and Pilotage (C&P2)


Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training for students in the sea operation of Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS).  

Course Outline

1.0 ECDIS Definitions, Concepts and Related Authorities

2.0 Legal Aspects and Requirements

3.0 Principle Types of Electronic Charts

4.0 ECDIS Data

5.0 Presentation of ECDIS Data

6.0 Sensors

7.0 Basic Navigational Functions and Settings

8.0 Specific Functions for Route Planning

9.0 Specific Functions for Route Monitoring

10.0 Updating

11.0 Display and Function of Other Navigational In formation

12.0 Errors of Displayed Data

13.0 Errors of Interpretation

14.0 Status Indications, Indicators and Alarms

15.0 Documentation

16.0 Integrity Monitoring

17.0 Back-Up

18.0 Risk of Over-Reliance on ECDIS

19.0 Proficiency Demonstration


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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.