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

Performance requirement

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


Assessed in EN‑4131 Internal Combustion Engines II.


  1. Table A-III/1 OICEW-B1.1
  2. NVIC 17-14 Task 6.1.A

Lab Manual

EN-4131 Lab Manual

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