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

Performance requirement

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


Assessed in EN‑2231 Sea Term II: Marine Engineering.


  1. Table A-III/1 OICEW-A5.2
  2. NVIC 17-14 Task 5.2.A

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