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Transas NS4000 Ecdis Type Specific


This course provides participants with familiarisation and understanding of the Transas NS4000 ECDIS system. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to safely and efficiently use the Transas NS4000 ECDIS system as their primary means of navigation.


The course is designed for deck officers who have attended an IMO Model Course 1.27 Generic ECDIS Training course and are preparing to sail on board vessel/s fitted with Transas NS4000 ECDIS.

Course Content

The course complies with the requirements of STCW 2010 A-I/14 and ISM Code 6.3 & 6.5.

Theory and Practical

This familiarisation course covers the following aspects of Transas NS4000 ECDIS:

  • Basic functions.
  • Chart updates and licences.
  • System settings.
  • ECDIS limitations.
  • Route planning and monitoring.
  • Chart catalogues
  • ECDIS regulations and requirements.

Course Pre-requisites

Participants will need to have completed an IMO Model Course 1.27 Generic ECDIS course or recognised equivalent training scheme.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements

This course requires the ability to read and interpret procedures, manuals and directions as provided to operators. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms and completing logs and reports. The training and assessments are conducted in English.

Assessment & Competency Achievement

Assessment is carried out during and on completion of the training. Participants will be required to participate in several simulated DP operations during the course. 100% attendance and participation are required to successfully complete the course.

Course Duration

1½ Days:
Day 1 8:30am to 4:30pm
Day 2 8:30am to 12:00pm

Number of Participants

Minimum 4 participants
Maximum 6 participants

Course Fee and Additional Service Costs

$1,562.00 ($1,420.00 + GST)

This course fee includes lunch, and morning and afternoon tea at the centre.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course participants are required to agree with the Term and Conditions of enrolment. These terms and conditions are available on request from Perth Simulation Centre staff.