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Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) will provide the knowledge, skill and understanding to enable persons to safely navigate vessels using ECDIS.

This 5 day generic course has been designed to meet the IMO 1.27 requirements. Is it AMSA approved and also meets the STCW95 requirements. Course details

Industry endorsed


Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns

Key dates and info


Full time: 1 week / 5 days per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $3,250

Cost details

1300 656 959

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Key dates

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns 21 May 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom
25 Jun 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom
23 Jul 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom
20 Aug 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom
17 Sep 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom
22 Oct 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom
26 Nov 2018 Full time / 5 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

Those attending the course should have experience in performing chart work and should be able to practise all usual tasks concerning standard navigational procedures and equipment.  They should know about the functions and limitations of other navigational equipment.  Basic computer skills are required.


Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns
55-61 Tingira Street
Cairns QLD 4870

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Full time attending over five days, 8.30am - 4.30pm.



Not all electives available at all campuses

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No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

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Full fee

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


Upon successful completion participants will receive an AMSA Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) certificate.

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  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 16 April 2018

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