ECDIS Basics

ECDIS Basics, covers the lack of knowledge in general navigation with an objective to impart practical hands-on knowledge about the most common features and functionality of ECDIS. The training course has been based on the book “ECDIS Basics” written by Professor Ralph Becker-Heins.


Price€ 59,50

Price includes VAT 19% (Germany)

This is the first training course created for officers who are looking for an easy-to-follow supplement or refresher to the IMO generic course (IMO Model Course 1.27) and anyone requiring knowledge of the general features of ECDIS.

Course Structure:

  •         The ECDIS mindset
  •          ECDIS overview
  •          International and national requirements
  •          Chart operations
  •          Basic ECDIS functions
  •          Route handling
  •          Sensors
  •          Alerts management
  •          Recommended reading
Objectives of the Course:
  •          Familiarity with the most common features and functionalities of ECDIS
  •          Understand the navigational functions of ECDIS
  •          Assess relevant information
  •          Develop an ECDIS mindset


We recommend the usage of wired internet connection. Please note that connection via mobile internet is also possible, however, it is considered highly unstable and might cause failure of your exam.

Supported Internet Browsers:



Internet Explorer



Operating Systems:

Windows 8 and later

MacOS 10.12 Siera and later

Apple iOS 11 and later

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