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ECDIS and radio communications

Dedicated Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) suites provide the ECDIS courses (generic and some type-specific) which will become a mandatory requirement for deck officers after 1 July 2013. 

ECDIS course information:

Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

Professional seafarers can develop their radio communications skills and understanding by means of demonstrations and practical exercises on our range of sophisticated radio equipment. 

Radio communications course information:

GMDSS General Operators Certificate

GMDSS Restricted Operators Certificate

From June 2019, ECDIS and radio communications courses will be delivered from our new maritime simulation centre at Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please check your joining instructions for further information.

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