Assessment OICEW-6-1B

Operate fire pump

Assessed in EN-2231 Sea Term II: Marine Engineering


Using an approved simulator or aboard a ship, given piping diagram for the vessel and fire pump operating procedures.

Performance Requirements

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

Identify fire pumps and associated controls available in machinery spaces

Identify three fire pumps

Identify suction and discharge valves

Identify control switches

Line-up and Start a fire pump

Line up to fire main

Start with discharge valve closed

Monitor the fire pump

Monitor discharge pressure

Secure the fire pump

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems

A5.2 Operation of pumping systems:

  1. routine pumping operations
  2. operation of bilge, ballast and cargo pumping systems

Operate fire pump

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00