Satisfy the STCW ECDIS training requirements and get some of the necessary ECDIS assessments completed along the way! Learn about the limitations and performance standards of ECDIS; while experiencing some of highly relevant scenarios on our Bridge Simulators. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.
The ECDIS Course is approved by both the USCG, the MCA, and the Marshall Islands and is recognized by many maritime administrations to comply with the IMO requirements to complete a 40 hour generic ECDIS course.
The 5 day EDCIS course is designed to enhance the safety of navigation by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to fully utilize ECDIS. The course incorporates the new MPT ECDIS equipment laboratory simulators. The ECDIS uses TRANSAS Software and meets IMO performance standards.
This course satisfies the following STCW Code as amended, including the 2010 amendments, training requirements
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) (MARTPT-179) course will satisfy:
Applicants who have successfully completed your course need not present completed "Task Control Sheets" for these assessments in application for STCW certification.
Prior to taking this course, mariners should be experienced in coastal navigation and be familiar with navigational computer operations. Mariners will benefit from prior experience in collision avoidance on ARPA and Radar (strongly recommended), Ship Handling, Bridge Resource Management are helpful as well.
Passport for photo ID. Pen, pencil and highlighters, paper for taking notes.
Great class. I think this class is about as good as it can get. Ample time for familiarity of system in both a formal and informal manner
Great instructor, very knowledgeable on the program.
Everything was great about the school. I'll happily continue booking courses here. Great staff and facilities
I have no suggestions of improvement, the school is great and the ladies at the front desk are amazing. I am very grateful and very thankful, most definitely will keep upgrading and updating my career in this school.
Keep up the good work! The facilities are fantastic. I look forward to more classes at MPT and the SMART center.
Great all around, especially new building! Makes taking classes with the simulator a lot easier.
Even though I have worked quite a bit with ECDIS in the field this was one of the most enjoyable courses I have attended. Matt is a great instructor with a solid knowledge base and has a knack at getting the info across in a concise and digestible fashion.
I don't know how MPT could improve such a top notch program. With excellent instructors, and knowledgeable, and helpful staff in the office, and a great facility that is comfortable and a perfect place to learn!
MPT is an excellent school
Maintain the excellent standards. Thorough enjoyed my short stay with you. Kind regards Scott
None. Bernard was an excellent instructor. He was very knowledgeable and made the class informative and entertaining.
I'm totally convinced your institution is second to none
The instructor made the class interesting with his wry sense of humour and personal input. The class was full but I felt that everyone got the personal attention they needed. The class room and equipment was top notch.
I had a full excellent experience whit this course! Full recommended!
Dan Dale is an excellent instructor who can engage the class and keep them interested.
The instructor MR. Dan Dale was very knowledgeable about the subject and had lots of patience with everyone. It was an enjoyable course to take and you learned a lot
keep up the good work. It was a pleasure to attend the class at your facility.
Good course well taught. Thanks !
Dan dale is a great instructor. This class was the best course I have ever taken due to his knowledge and what I got out of it.
Dan is a very good instructor
I would not change a thing I really learned a lot and enjoyed the class.
Keep the good job on.
you all do a fantastic job, keep up the good work.
Always enjoy coming here for training
I and others in the company always look forward to courses at MPT. The instructors are knowledgeable and experienced. The location and facilities are great. Thanks again and see you next upgrade.
Very Good Class
The school and staff are great as always. I can't think of a single thing that could be improved upon.
Dan is an excellent instructor. He is patient and competent. Thanks!