NVIC Method

Show NVIC method.

STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Application of leadership and teamworking skills

OICEW-D7.1 Working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training

Condition Behavior Standard

Aboard ship or in a laboratory, when asked to describe vessel personnel,

the candidate describes the basic duties and responsibilities of vessel personnel.


The assessment is required for all OICEW endorsements regardless of any limitations for propulsion mode and/or vessel equipment.

The candidate describes the duties and responsibilities of:

  1. The Master

  2. Deck department, including:

    a. Chief Mate;

    b. Second Mate;

    c. Third Mate;

    d. Bosun;

    e. Able Seamen;

    f. Entry Level Deck;

  3. Engine department, including:

    a. Chief Engineer;

    b. First Assistant Engineer;

    c. Second Assistant Engineer;

    d. Third Assistant Engineer;

    e. QMEDs;

    f. Entry Level Engine;

  4. Steward’s department, including:

    a. Chief Steward;

    b. Chief Cook; and

    c. Entry Level Steward’s Department

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 16.1.A , MMA students must:

  • Pass MMA Course MT‑1111 Vessel Familiarization and Basic Safety Training