NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Understand orders and be understood in matters relevant to watchkeeping duties.

RFPEW-A1.1 Terms used in machinery spaces and names of machinery and equipment

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel at sea, on a simulator, or in a laboratory,

the candidate relieves the watch.


The assessment applies to all RFPEW endorsements.

The candidate:

  1. Reports for duty 15 minutes before the hour;
  2. Determines from the off-going watch:

    a. Operational status of the plant;

    b. Unusual alarms or conditions occurring during the previous watch;

    c. Standing orders;

    d. Maintenance performed during the previous watch;

    e. On-going repairs affecting plant operations; and

    f. Outstanding safety conditions; and

  3. Seeks clarification from the off-going watch or engineer if information was not clearly understood.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 07-14 Task 2.1.A , MMA students must:

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