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 takes on fresh water.


The assessment applies to all RFPEW endorsements.

The candidate:

  1. Determines from the watch engineer, or equivalent, the order in which to fill the fresh-water tanks;
  2. Lines up the filling system properly;
  3. Ensures that proper hose is used;
  4. Flushes out dock/barge/other vessel connection;
  5. Assists taking sample for testing before taking on water;
  6. Properly takes on fresh water; and
  7. Secures the fresh-water valves after task is complete.

MMA Method

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

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment ABE-1-6A Assist with fuel oil transfer