Maritime, Offshore
& Ports Courses

One-day Human Element and ECDIS Familiarisation

1 day


The one-day Human Element and ECDIS Familiarisation course teaches delegates the human elements in shipping, the terminology used and the limitations of ECDIS.


This course is 60% class room based and 40% simulator based, on this course the following topics are covered:

  • Electronic chart system and ECDIS
  • IMO requirements and regulations
  • Terms and definitions
  • Presentation of ECDIS data
  • Sensors and inputs
  • Limitations of ECDIS

During the simulator exercise, delegates will be presented with information and scenarios to challenge situational awareness.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however it is intended for Pilots, Mooring Masters and office staff who require the basic knowledge of ECDIS.