Aboard ship, in a workshop, or using a appropriate simulator, given the schematic of and access to the electrical control system, proper tools and safety equipment.

Performance requirement

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

Inspect circuit

Test system operation

Note symptoms of faulty operation

Identify possible causes of observed symptoms

Test controller circuits to locate faults

Use meters to systematically discover cause of fault

Repair system to clear fault and restore normal operation

Identify and replace faulty component

Complete all operations safely and within time limit and efficiently to receive credit for fault


Assessed in EN‑3111L Electrical Machines Lab.


  1. Table A-III/1 OICEW-B2.3
  2. NVIC 17-14 Task 7.3.A

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