NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Maintain a safe engineering watch

OICEW-A1.3 Safety precautions to be observed during a watch and immediate actions to be taken in the event of fire or accident, with particular reference to oil system

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel of at least 1,000 HP, on a simulator, or in a laboratory or workshop,

the candidate describes the immediate actions to be taken in the event of an accident.


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

The candidate’s description includes:

  1. Determining that an accident has occurred and identifies the type and location of the accident;

  2. Activating the general alarm;

  3. Notifying the bridge of the particulars of the accident;

  4. Determining priority of actions;

  5. Taking action to administer first aid, if necessary;

  6. Isolating the affected system, if safe to do so;

  7. Taking remedial action, if safe to do so; and

  8. Remaining on the scene until help arrives.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 1.3.C , MMA students must:

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