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 oil system fire or 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 oil system fire or accident has occurred;

  2. Isolating the affected system, if it is safe to do so;

  3. Activating the fire/general alarm;

  4. Notifying the bridge of the particulars of the fire or accident;

  5. Action to contain the fire or accident; and

  6. Action to extinguish the fire and/or remediate the accident.

MMA Method

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

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