NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Carry out a watch routine appropriate to the duties of a rating forming part of an engine-room watch.

RFPEW-A1.3 Safe working practices as related to engine-room operations

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel, or in a laboratory,

the candidate adds clean oil to the vented lube-oil sump of an auxiliary engine, reduction gear, or piece of deck machinery.


The assessment applies to all RFPEW endorsements.

The candidate:

  1. Determines the need to add oil;
  2. Obtains an adequate amount of clean oil of proper grade and type;
  3. Removes the filler cap or plug;
  4. Pours oil through the filler cap or oil filler plug opening;
  5. Checks the oil level and verifies that it stands at the specified level;
  6. Replaces the filler cap or plug and leaves the area clean; and
  7. Takes proper action to prevent safety and pollution violations.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 07-14 Task 1.2.A , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-4-1D Monitor engineering machinery