Assessment OICEW-3-1C

Detect location of grounds

Assessed in EN-4231 Sea Term IV: Marine Engineering


Aboard ship, in a workshop, or using an approved simulator, given access to an electrical distribution system, and proper tools and safety equipment.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Describe operation of ground fault detection systems

Define a ground fault

State common causes of ground faults

State behavior of ground lamps

Operate ground fault simulator

Introduce ground fault and observe behavior of ground lamps

Introduce a second ground fault, and observe behavior of circuit breaker

Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment

B2.3 Detection of electric malfunction, location of faults and measures to prevent damage

Detect location of grounds

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00