ECDIS and Kongsberg Type Specific

Scheduled Dates

Additional courses can be arranged, please contact: Course Administration Manager.

Location Start Date End Date Status Register
Launceston, TAS Feb 12 2018 Feb 16 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS May 14 2018 May 18 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Jul 09 2018 Jul 13 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Sep 03 2018 Sep 07 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Nov 19 2018 Nov 23 2018 Places Available Register Now

Course Registration

Acknowledgement of registration will be provided by return email. Confirmation of registration is provided upon payment of the course fees, and subject to AMCS Registration Terms.


5 days

Course Fee

2015:  AUD $3,850  (GST not applicable)

Course Fee Include

  • Course notes and writing materials
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary WIFI access

AMCS Registration Terms

To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required.  Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty.  Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.

AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course.  Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.

When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.

Course Aim

The Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) course has been developed to provide the knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS and electronic charts to the thorough extent needed to safely navigate vessels whose primary means of navigation of ECDIS. The course, is AMSA approved as meeting the requirements of STCW 78 as amended, Reg II/1 and Code Section A-II/1, Table A-II/1, Marine Order 70 and IMO Model Course 1.27.


The following certificates will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

  • ECDIS General Operator’s Course (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg II/1 and Code Section A-II/1, Table A-II/1.
  • ECDIS Training on Kongsberg

Full attendance and participation in ALL activities during the course will satisfy the required performance criteria.

AMSA Information

Participants are entitled to apply to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for an endorsement on your Certificate.

Location Information

The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston Tasmania

Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham.  Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00.

Parking:  Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.

Accommodation Options

On-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is provided here, together with off-campus options.

Payment Options

To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit).  Payment methods accepted:

  • Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
  • Bank Deposit
  • Cheque/Money Order
  • Company Invoice (approved companies only)

Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.