NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Application of leadership and team working skills

OICEW-D7.5 Knowledge and ability to apply decision-making techniques:

.1 Situation and risk assessment

.2 Identify and consider generated options

.3 Selecting course of action

.4 Evaluation of outcome effectiveness

Condition Behavior Standard

On board a vessel or in a laboratory, during a fire or emergency simulation,

the candidate supervises a fire or emergency team under the supervision of the normally assigned supervisor.


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

The candidate:

  1. Briefs the team on the situation, the approach to remedying the simulated emergency, and the procedures to be executed;

  2. Delegates tasks to each of the assigned crewmembers, briefing them about any special procedures or events that may concern them;

  3. Checks the assigned crewmembers to ensure that they are using personal protective equipment (PPE) correctly and appropriately;

  4. Checks the assigned crewmembers to ensure that they have made available any equipment that will be needed to accomplish the assigned tasks, both team and individual;

  5. Executes the generated plan to handle the emergency simulation; and

  6. Participates in the post-simulation critique and presents the positive results of the simulation, the negative findings of the simulation, and makes recommendations to improve procedures, equipment availability, and personnel training.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 16.4.A , MMA students must: