TRANSAS ECDIS Type Specific Training
(Models: Navi-Sailor 4000)

The Course

To train Officers in charge of a navigational watch, in the basic theory and operation of TRANSAS Ecdis (Model Navi-Sailor 4000) for maintaining the - Safety of navigation, - Familiarization/explanation of TRANSAS ECDIS menus and - Familiarization/ explanation of General functions, - Practice in setting up and maintaining TRANSAS ECDIS, - Planning-monitoring a route and updating the charts.

The Facility

The course is conducted in spacious air-conditioned classroom with modern teaching aids to facilitate comfortable learning and supplemented by exercises on Simulator. Trainees are familiarized with the menu structure and practical exercises on the actual ECDIS equipment to cement understanding.

Training is conducted by Master Mariners (TRANSAS Authorized Instructors). Trainers have also completed "TRAINING FOR TRAINERS AND ASSESSORS" training as per requirements laid down in Section A-I/6 Paragraph 4, 5, 6 of STCW 95.


On successful completion of the course, the trainees will have sufficient knowledge, understanding and skills enabling them to operate the TRANSAS ECDIS for safe navigation, in an efficient manner.

Target Group

The Type-Specific ECDIS Training TRANSAS Ecdis Course is open to seafarers who:

  1. Have at least an Officer-in-Charge Navigation Watch certificate and would be serving as an officer on his next vessel assignment.
  2. Should possess an IMO Model Course 1.27 (ECDIS Generic Course) Certificate of Completion from an authorized training institute.


2 working days

Course Outline

  1. Familiarization with available functions
  2. Familiarization with menu structure
  3. Display setup
  4. Setting of safety values
  5. Recognition of alarms and malfunction indicators and the action to be taken
  6. Route planning
  7. Route monitoring
  8. Changing over to backup systems
  9. Loading charts and licenses
  10. Updating of software