Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Simulator Training, 2nd Edition

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August 2018


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Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Simulator Training, 2nd Edition

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Candidates for ECDIS certification must complete approved education and training and meet the standards of competence specified in the STCW Code. A crucial tool in helping to meeting these standards is MNTB’s ECDIS Simulator Training, which gives guidance to those designing and delivering ECDIS training as to the exact specifications needed for the approval of a stand-alone ECDIS training course.

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In order to achieve ECDIS certification, candidates must complete approved education and training that meets the standards of competency specified in the STCW code. Within such courses, evidence of candidate’s competence in the safe use of ECDIS and its interface with bridge equipment must be obtained from approved simulator training. The Merchant Navy Training Board’s ECDIS Simulator Training is designed to give guidance to those creating and delivering ECDIS training as to how this can be achieved.

 

Written in consultation with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), this book outlines the specifications required for the approval of a stand-alone ECDIS training course. It also includes a sample ECDIS Specimen Certificate and a copy of IMO performance standards for the use of simulators for training and assessment.

Section One Introduction

Section Two Use of simulators in training and assessment

Section Three Conditions for MCA approval of short courses

Section Four ECDIS training course requirements

 

Annex A Guidelines on simulator exercises

Annex B IMO performance standards for the use of simulators for training and assessment

Annex C Outcomes of the training

Annex D Training and assessment in the operational use of electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS)

Annex E Equipment specification

Annex F ECDIS instructor requirements

Annex G ECDIS specimen certificate

The MNTB is a voluntary body and a part of the UK Chamber of Shipping, the trade association for the UK shipping industry. We work closely with shi

Title: Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Simulator Training, 2nd Edition
Product Code: WS1646K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-785-7 (9781856097857), ISBN 10: 1-85609-785-4 (1856097854)
Published Date: August 2018
Weight: 0.30 kg

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