Assessment OICEW-7-1A

Start emergency generator

Assessed in EN-4131 Internal Combustion Engines II


Aboard ship or in an approved simulator, given access to generator and proper tools.

Performance Requirements

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

Check that system is ready to start

Meet requirements of OICEW 7-1B

Start the generator

Turn generator mode selector switch to manual

Turn generator starting switch to start

Check that generator starts properly


  • oil pressure rises
  • air dampers open
  • voltage and frequency rises
  • jacket water temperature stabilizes

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Operate electrical, electronic and control systems

B1.1 Basic configuration and operation principles of the following electrical equipment:

  1. generator and distribution systems
  2. preparing, starting, paralleling and changing over generators
  3. electrical motors including starting methodologies
  4. high-voltage installations
  5. sequential control circuits and associated system devices

Start emergency generator

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00