NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems

OICEW-A4.1 Basic construction and operation principles of machinery systems,

Condition Behavior Standard

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

the candidate demonstrates understanding of basic construction and operating principles of engine room and deck equipment.


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

The candidate reads drawings and instructions and describes the construction and operating mechanisms of all engine room and deck equipment, including control systems.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 4.1.A , MMA students must: