On board ship or in laboratory

Performance requirement

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

as part of a team, Plan a fuel transfer operation

  • describe ship’s fuel filling and storage arrangements
  • conduct job hazard analysis and pre-brief

transfer fuel

  • assist in taking samples for testing before taking on fuel
  • assist in connecting fuel hose to manifold
  • (simulate) taking on fuel
  • use sounding equipment to measure change in tank level and rate of filling
  • complete transfer operation without incident
  • make no safety or environmental violations

Secure from fuel transfer operations

  • secure the fuel oil fill and transfer system after the task is complete
  • assist in making relevant entries in the oil record book


Assessed in EN‑1211 Auxiliary Machinery I.


  1. Table A-III/5 ABE-A6.1
  2. NVIC 18-14 Task 3.1.A

See the Assessment Guidelines for additional specifications of behavior and standards.