The IMTECH type-specific training course provides officers with the system knowledge required to use this ECDIS for watchkeeping in accordance with the regulations of STCW and the ISM Code. Imtech Marine is a leader in the global maritime market, operating as full-service provider and system integrator of tailor-made, innovative technology solutions covering the whole ship.


The guided tutorial, with a duration of approx. 16 hours, covers the equipment familiarization requirements of IMO Model Course 1.27 and MCA MIN-503(M) for the functions and controls of the IMTECH SeaGuide. 

A course booking provides you with a three-week time frame to complete the course, repeating Modules where necessary, and to use the “FreePlay” mode, which allows you to practice freely on the manufacturer’s original, type-approved, software. The courseware includes a final test of no more than 1-hour duration, which can also be repeated, leading to an individual certificate.

Course structure:

Module 1: User Interface 

Module 2: ECDIS Basic Display Features 

Module 3: Sensors 

Module 4: Chart Work 

Module 5: Route Planning 

Module 6: Route Monitoring 

Module 7: Navigational Tools 

Module 8: Chart Maintenance 

Module 9: Backup Arrangements and Data Management 


Equipment Covered:

Imtech SeaGuide ECDIS – Electronic Chart Display and Information System 

Imtech ECDIS2000 – Electronic Chart Display and Information System

Technical Requirements:

We recommend the usage of wired internet connection. Please note that connection via mobile internet is also possible, however, it is considered highly unstable and might cause failure of your exam.

Supported Internet Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Edge

Operating Systems:

  • Windows 8 or higher with latest updates installed
  • MacOS 10.12 Siera or higher with latest updates installed
  • Apple iOS 11 or higher with latest updates installed