Practical and Assessed COLREGs Course

(Verification of Compliance for Audit Purposes)

Welcome to your Practical and Assessed COLREGs Course.

The course is designed to refresh you with all aspects of The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.

It incorporates the latest amendments, guidance and definitions:

  • 2016 International Regulations introducing the new Part F Rules (39, 40 and 41)
  • 2021 IMO MSC 1638, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships
  • 2023 Workboat Code Edition 3 Annex 2, Remote Operated Vehicles (Autonomous)
  • 2024 MGN 369 Navigation Practices relevant to Restricted Visibility

You must complete all of the modules and pass the tests to receive your final certificate.

The Course models are:

  • Introduction
  • Part A General
  • Part B Conduct of Vessels in any Condition of Visibility
  • Part B Conduct of Vessels in Sight of One Another
  • Part B Conduct of Vessels in Restricted Visibility
  • Part C Lights and Shapes
  • Part D Sound and Lights Signals
  • Parts E, F and Annexes
  • Case Studies
  • Practical Scenarios
  • Final Test

Regardless of where of when previous training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate knowledge


Please note. All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


JRC JAN ECDIS Competency Assurance Training

Models: 2000/701/901


Welcome to your ECDIS Competency Assurance Training.

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd.

It ensures that the Officers:

  1. Understand the key functions for safe navigation.
  2. Are prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection.
  3. Are refreshed in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS.
  4. Are company compliant in ECDIS through assessments.

The course takes 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Familiarisation
  3. ECDIS Data
  4. Presentation of Data
  5. Chart Management
  6. Navigation Tools
  7. Route Planning
  8. Route Monitoring
  9. Voyage and Data Log Recording
  10. ECDIS Security and Final Test

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through ‘interactive visual aids’. These are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of when or where previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate knowledge.


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


Seall ECDIS Competency Assurance Training

Models: Seall ECDIS


Welcome to your ECDIS Competency Assurance Training (ECAT).

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd.

It ensures that the Officers:

  1. Understand the key functions for safe navigation.
  2. Are prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection.
  3. Are refreshed in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS.
  4. Are company compliant in ECDIS through assessments.

The course takes 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Familiarisation
  3. ECDIS Data
  4. Presentation of Data
  5. Chart Management
  6. Navigation Tools
  7. Route Planning
  8. Route Monitoring
  9. Voyage and Data Log Recording
  10. ECDIS Security and Final Test

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through ‘interactive visual aids’. These are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of when or where previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate knowledge.


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


Wartsila Transas Navi-Sailor ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training

Models: Navi-Sailor 4000


Welcome to your ECDIS Annual  Competency Assurance Training, or ECDIS ACAT as it is better known.

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd.

It ensures that the Officers:

  1. Understand the key functions for safe navigation.
  2. Are prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection.
  3. Are refreshed in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS.
  4. Are company compliant in ECDIS through assessments.

The course takes 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Familiarisation
  3. ECDIS Data
  4. Presentation of Data
  5. Chart Management
  6. Navigation Tools
  7. Route Planning
  8. Route Monitoring
  9. Voyage and Data Log Recording
  10. ECDIS Security and Final Test

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through ‘interactive visual aids’. These are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of when or where previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate knowledge.


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


JRC JAN ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training

Models: 7201 – 9201


Welcome to your ECDIS Annual  Competency Assurance Training, or ECDIS ACAT as it is better known.

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd.

It ensures that the Officers:

  1. Understand the key functions for safe navigation.
  2. Are prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection.
  3. Are refreshed in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS.
  4. Are company compliant in ECDIS through assessments.

The course takes 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Familiarisation
  3. ECDIS Data
  4. Presentation of Data
  5. Chart Management
  6. Navigation Tools
  7. Route Planning
  8. Route Monitoring
  9. Voyage and Data Log Recording
  10. ECDIS Security and Final Test

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through ‘interactive visual aids’. These are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of when or where previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate knowledge.


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


Furuno FMD ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training

Models: FMD-3100, FMD-3200, FMD-3200-BB, FMD-3300


Welcome to your ECDIS Annual  Competency Assurance Training, or ECDIS ACAT as it is better known.

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd.

It ensures that the Officers:

  1. Understand the key functions for safe navigation.
  2. Are prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection.
  3. Are refreshed in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS.
  4. Are company compliant in ECDIS through assessments.

The course takes 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Familiarisation
  3. ECDIS Data
  4. Presentation of Data
  5. Chart Management
  6. Navigation Tools
  7. Route Planning
  8. Route Monitoring
  9. Voyage and Data Log Recording
  10. ECDIS Security and Final Test

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through ‘interactive visual aids’. These are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of when or where previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate knowledge.


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


Kongsberg K-Bridge ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training 4.1


Welcome to your Annual ECDIS Competency Assurance Training, or ECDIS ACAT as it is better known.

Update version 4.1 for 2019

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

The course is specific to the ECDIS they have out of the 42 current manufacturers of ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd and is now updated to the 2019/2020 question bank.

It ensures that the officers are:

  1. Up to date every year with any changes to the make and model of the ECDIS onboard,
  2. Understand the key functions for safe navigation,
  3. Prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection,
  4. Refreshed annually in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS,
  5. Company compliant in ECDIS through annual assessments.

The course takes between 30 and 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions that they must all pass to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Familiarisation
  2. Navigation Tools
  3. Route Planning
  4. Route Monitoring
  5. Chart Updating

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through `interactive visual aids`, which are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of where or when previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate their knowledge.

Ship Management of this process is simple, as each Crew/Guest/Contractors/Visitors completes the course it will show next to their name.

The cost of each Type of ECDIS ACAT is £500 (+ VAT if applicable) per hull, per year. The number of officers that can complete the course is unlimited.

To buy for your hull(s), first Register at Manager Registration


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


Danelec DM800 ECDIS ACAT 4.1


Welcome to your Annual ECDIS Competency Assurance Training, or ECDIS ACAT as it is better known.

Update version 4.1 for 2019

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

The course is specific to the ECDIS they have out of the 42 current manufacturers of ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd and is now updated to the 2019/2020 question bank.

It ensures that the officers are:

  1. Up to date every year with any changes to the make and model of the ECDIS onboard,
  2. Understand the key functions for safe navigation,
  3. Prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection,
  4. Refreshed annually in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS,
  5. Company compliant in ECDIS through annual assessments.

The course takes between 30 and 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions that they must all pass to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Familiarisation
  2. Navigation Tools
  3. Route Planning
  4. Route Monitoring
  5. Chart Updating

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through `interactive visual aids`, which are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of where or when previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate their knowledge.

Ship Management of this process is simple, as each Crew/Guest/Contractors/Visitors completes the course it will show next to their name.

The cost of each Type of ECDIS ACAT is £500 (+ VAT if applicable) per hull, per year. The number of officers that can complete the course is unlimited.

To buy for your hull(s), first Register at Manager Registration


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.


Sperry ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training 4.1


Welcome to your Annual ECDIS Competency Assurance Training, or ECDIS ACAT as it is better known.

Update version 4.1 for 2019

This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.

The course is specific to the ECDIS they have out of the 42 current manufacturers of ECDIS.

It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd and is now updated to the 2019/2020 question bank.

It ensures that the officers are:

  1. Up to date every year with any changes to the make and model of the ECDIS onboard,
  2. Understand the key functions for safe navigation,
  3. Prepared for PSC or an independent audit or inspection,
  4. Refreshed annually in their knowledge of key menus and operational capability of the ECDIS,
  5. Company compliant in ECDIS through annual assessments.

The course takes between 30 and 60 minutes on average and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions that they must all pass to receive their certificate.

The course modules are:

  1. Familiarisation
  2. Navigation Tools
  3. Route Planning
  4. Route Monitoring
  5. Chart Updating

The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through `interactive visual aids`, which are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.

On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.

Regardless of where or when previous ECDIS training has taken place, this course is designed to consolidate their knowledge.

Ship Management of this process is simple, as each Crew/Guest/Contractors/Visitors completes the course it will show next to their name.

The cost of each Type of ECDIS ACAT is £500 (+ VAT if applicable) per hull, per year. The number of officers that can complete the course is unlimited.

To buy for your hull(s), first Register at Manager Registration


Please note: All topics MUST be completed in order. If you attempt a different topic, you will see a blank page. Once completed you can go back at any time and view all previous topics.