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Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2020/12 of 2 August 2019 supplementing Directive (EU) 2017/2397 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the standards for competences and corresponding knowledge and skills, for the practical examinations, for the approval of simulators and for medical fitness (Text with EEA relevance)

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4. Marine engineering and electrical, electronic and control engineering

4.1.The boatman shall be able to assist the management of the craft in marine, electrical, electronic, and control engineering to ensure general technical safety.

The boatman shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. assist in monitoring the engines and propulsion system;
1.

Knowledge of principles of propulsion system.

2.

Knowledge of different types of engines and their construction, performance and terminology.

3.

Knowledge of the function and operation of air delivery, fuel delivery, lubrication, cooling and engine exhaust system.

4.

Knowledge of main and auxiliary engines.

5.

Ability to carry out basic checks and ensure regular functioning of engines.

2. prepare main engines and auxiliary equipment for operation;
1.

Knowledge of starting systems of main engines, auxiliary equipment and hydraulic and pneumatic systems according to instructions.

2.

Knowledge of principles of reversing systems.

3.

Ability to prepare the machinery in the engine room according to checklist for departure.

4.

Ability to use the starting system and auxiliary equipment according to instructions, e.g. steering equipment.

5.

Ability to start the main engines following starting procedures.

6.

Ability to use hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

3. react adequately to malfunctions of engines;
1.

Knowledge of control equipment in the engine room and of reporting procedures for malfunctions.

2.

Ability to recognise malfunctions and to take appropriate measures in the case of malfunction including reporting to the craft’s management.

4. operate machinery including pumps, piping systems, bilge and ballast systems;
1.

Knowledge of safe operation and of control of the machinery in the engine room, ballast compartments and bilge following procedures.

2.

Ability to control the safe function, operation of machinery in the engine room and to maintain the bilge and ballast system including: reporting incidents associated with transfer operations and ability to correctly measure and report tank levels.

3.

Ability to prepare and operate shut-off-operations of the engines after operation.

4.

Ability to operate pumping bilge, ballast and cargo pumping systems.

5. assist in monitoring electronic and electrical devices;
1.

Knowledge of electronic and electrical systems and components.

2.

Knowledge of AC and DC current.

3.

Ability to monitor and evaluate control instruments.

4.

Knowledge of magnetism and the difference between natural and artificial magnets.

5.

Knowledge of electro hydraulic system.

6. prepare, start, connect and change generators, and control their systems and shore supply;
1.

Knowledge of the power installation.

2.

Ability to use switchboard.

3.

Ability to use shore supply.

7. define malfunctions and common faults, and describe the actions to prevent damage;
1.

Knowledge of malfunctions outside the engine room and of procedures to follow to prevent damage and procedures to follow if malfunctions occur.

2.

Ability to identify common faults and take action to prevent damage to mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

8. use required tools to ensure general technical safety.
1.

Knowledge of characteristics and limitations of processes and materials used for maintenance and repair of engines and equipment.

2.

Ability to apply safe working practices when maintaining or repairing engines and equipment.

4.2.The boatman shall be able to perform maintenance work on marine, electrical, electronic, and control engineering equipment to ensure general technical safety.

The boatman shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. perform the daily maintenance work on the main engines, auxiliary machinery and control systems;
1.

Knowledge of procedures to follow for maintenance and good care of the engine room, main engine, main machinery, auxiliary equipment and control systems.

2.

Ability to maintain main engines, auxiliary equipment and control systems.

2. perform the daily maintenance work on machinery including pumps, piping systems, bilge- and ballast systems;
1.

Knowledge of daily maintenance procedures.

2.

Ability to maintain and to take care of pumps, piping systems, bilge- and ballast systems.

3. use required tools to ensure general technical safety;
1.

Knowledge of use of maintenance material and repair equipment on board, including their qualities and limitations.

2.

Ability to choose and use maintenance material and repair equipment on board.

4. follow procedures of maintenance and repair;
1.

Knowledge of manuals and instructions for maintenance and repair.

2.

Ability to conduct maintenance and repair procedures according to applicable manuals and instructions.

5. use technical information and document technical procedures.
1.

Knowledge of technical documentation and manuals.

2.

Ability to document maintenance work.

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