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SHIPBOARD TRAINING OFFICE

BSMT

PRACTICUM EXAMINATION
ORAL ASSESSMENT

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Competence 1: Plan and Conduct a passage and
determine position
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Demonstrate
understanding of the
chart folio system
2. Demonstrate
understanding of
contents and use of
Notices to Mariners.
3. Sailing directions and
ships routing
information
4. List of lights and fog
signals.
5. Tide Tables, Tidal
stream and current
atlas.
6. Pilot Books
7. Radio Navigational
warnings.
TOTAL :

Function:
Navigation
at the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

Find the T/C and measure the


distance from one way point
to another (2)
Illustrate how to apply
corrections to Notice to
Mariners
(2)
Give at least two information
found in a sailing direction
(2)
Give at least two examples
found on the list of lights and
fog signals. (2)
Give at least two information
found on Tide Tables
(2)
Give at least two information
found on Pilot books
(2)
Give at least 3 examples of
radio navigational warning
(3)

(20)
%

EQUIVALENT:

Competence 2:

(100 %)

Maintain a safe navigational watch

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Make entries in the
bridge movement log
books
2. Synchronize bridge
and engine room
clocks
3. Use interval

Questions
Give at least two entries to
be written in the bridge log
book
(2)
Give at least two ways on
how to synchronize bridge
and engine room clocks
(2)
Give at least two ways of

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level
Answers

SCORE

Competence 2:

Maintain a safe navigational watch

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
communications and
fast alarm systems
4. Read the draft and
check free board on
arrival and leaving port
5. Check and read draft
gauge when fitted
6. Take dock water
density and calculate
dock water allowance
7. Assist in checking
bridge steering control
equipment,
communication
systems and all other
navigational aids
before leaving port
8. Inspect the ship prior
to sailing to ensure
ships safety
TOTAL :

Questions

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

internal communication
during emergency (2)
Give at least two ways of
reading draft upon arrival
and leaving port
(2)
Give at least two ways on
reading draft gauge when
fitted onboard
(2)
Give at least three steps on
taking water density and
calculate dock water
allowance
(3) (*5)
Give at least three bridge
equipments being checked
before leaving port (3)

Give at least four important


things to be inspected prior
to ship sailing
(4)

(20)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 3: Use of Radar and ARPA to maintain


safety of navigation
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Knowledge of the
fundamentals of Radar
and ARPA

2. Types of ARPA
3. Operation and
limitations of Radar
and ARPA

Give the meaning of the


acronym: Radar and ARPA
(2)
Give at least five ways of
acquiring a target using ARPA
(5)
Give the two types of ARPA
(2)
Give at least two limitations
of using Radar and ARPA
(4)
Give at least five display
characteristics on the radar

Function: Navigation at
the Operational level
Answers

SCORE

Competence 3: Use of Radar and ARPA to maintain


safety of navigation
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence

Function: Navigation at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

screen after acquiring the


target. (5)
Give at least two ways in
determining if risk of collision
exists. (2)
TOTAL :

(20)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 4: Use of ECDIS to maintain safety of


navigation
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Knowledge of the
fundamentals,
capability and
limitations of ECDIS

2.

Understanding of the
operation,
interpretation and
analysis on the
information obtained
from ECDIS

TOTAL :

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

What is the meaning of the


acronym : ECDIS (1)
Give at least three
capabilities of using ECDIS
(3)
Give at least limitations of
using ECDIS
(2)
Identify and Interpret the
following symbols:
Wreck, submarine cable,
submarine pipelines,
anchorage area.
(4)

(10)

% EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 5:

Respond to emergencies

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Emergency procedures
2. Initial action to be

Questions
Give at least two ways on
what to do when hearing a
fire alarm onboard
(2)
Give at least three actions to

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level
Answers

SCORE

Competence 5:

Respond to emergencies

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
taken following a
collision or a
grounding, initial
damage assessment
control
3. Appreciation of the
procedures to be
followed for rescuing
persons from the sea,
assisting a ship
distress, responding to
emergencies which
arise in port.
TOTAL :

Questions

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

take during collision or


grounding or initial damage
control
(3)
Give at least three ways on
how to rescue a man
overboard (3)
Give at least two ways on
how to assist a chip in
distress. (2)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

Competence 6:

(100 %)

Respond to a distress signal at sea

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Knowledge of the
context of the
International
Aeronautical and
Maritime Search and
Rescue (IAMSAR)
manual

TOTAL :

Questions

Function:
Navigation
at the Operational level
Answers

Identify the acronym:


IAMSAR (1)
Give at least three
instruments where you can
detect or receive distress
messages onboard ship? (3)
Upon detecting or receiving
distress message alarm,
what is the next step for you
to do? (1)
Enumerate at least five
search patterns to be used
on SAR (5)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

SCORE

Competence 7 : Use the IMO Standard Marine


communication Phrases and use English in
written and oral form
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Adequate knowledge
of the English
language to enable the
officer to use charts
and other nautical
publication to
understand
meteorological
information and
message concerning
ships, coast station
UTS centers, and to
perform the officers
duties with multilingual
crew, including IMO
SMCP

TOTAL :

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

Command and Reply


Exercise
(1 pt. each)
Standby Starboard Anchor
Let go Starboard
How many shackle of deck?
Let go, six shackle on deck
What is your chain
heading?
Secure anchor

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 8:
Transmit and receive information by
visual signaling
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Identify International
Code of Signals using
flags and principal
national flags
2. Meaning of single
letter flag hoist
3. Practice coding and
decoding using
International Code of
Signals
TOTAL :

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level
Answers

Give at least five


international code flags (5)
Give the interpretation of the
following code flags:
(3)
CYN
Give an example of Code and
decode using international
code of signals. C250 (2)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

SCORE

Competence 9:

Manoeuvre the ship

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Knowledge of the
effects of deadweight,
draught, trim, speed
and under keel
clearance on turning
circles and stopping
distance.
2. Knowledge of the
effects of wind and
current on ship
handling.
3. Knowledge of
manoevre and
procedures for the
rescue of person
overboard.
4. Knowledge of squat,
shallow water and
similar effort.
5. Knowledge of proper
procedures for
anchoring and
mooring.
TOTAL :

Questions

Function:
Navigation at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

Give at least two signs of


grounding. (2)

Give at least two effects of


wind and current on ship
handling. (2)
Give at least two emergency
manoevre on rescuing man
overboard.
(2)
Give at least two effects of
squat (2)
Give at least two steps in
anchoring (2)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 10 : Monitor the loading, stowage,


securing, care during the voyage and the
unloading of cargoes
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Knowledge of the
effects of cargo
including heavy lifts on
the seaworthiness and
stability of the ship.
2. Knowledge of safe
loading stowage and
securing of cargoes
including dangerous,
hazardous and harmful
cargoes, and their
effect on the safety of
life and of the ship.

Give at least five effects of


cargo specially heavy lift to
the seaworthiness and
stability of the ship.
(5)
Give at least five ways on
how to secure dangerous,
hazardous and harmful
cargoes
(5)

Function: Cargo handling


and stowage at the
Operational level
Answers

SCORE

Competence 10 : Monitor the loading, stowage,


securing, care during the voyage and the
unloading of cargoes
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
3. Ability to establish and
maintain effective
communications
during loading and
unloading.

TOTAL :

Function: Cargo handling


and stowage at the
Operational level

SCORE

Answers

Command and Exercise


interpretation: (1 pt. each)
Upright the ship
Transfer the loading to hold
number 2
Give at least three hand
signals during cargo
operations
(3)

(15)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 11: Inspect and report defects and damage


to cargo spaces, hatch covers and ballast
tanks
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
1. Knowledge and ability
to explain where to
look for damage and
defects most
commonly
encountered due to
loading and unloading
operation and
corrosion due to
severe weather
condition.
2. Ability to identify
which part of the ship
shall be inspected
each time in order to
cover all parts within a
given period of time.
3. Identify those
elements of the ship
structure which are
critical to the safety of
the ship
4. Causes and
prevention of
corrosion in cargo
spaces and ballast
tanks

Give at least two examples of


damage to be reported
during loading and unloading
operations.
(2)

Give at least two parts of the


ship to be inspected before
loading. (2)

Give two critical ship


structure during loading and
unloading of cargoes.
(2)
Give at least two causes of
corrosion in cargo spaces and
ballast tanks. (2)

Function 2:
Cargo
handling and stowage at
the Operational level
Answers

SCORE

Competence 11: Inspect and report defects and damage


to cargo spaces, hatch covers and ballast
tanks
Criteria of evaluating
Questions
Competence
5. Knowledge of
procedures on how
inspections shall be
carried out.
6. Ability to explain how
to ensure reliable
detection of defects
and damages.
7. Understanding of the
purpose/use of the
enhanced survey
program
TOTAL :

Function 2:
Cargo
handling and stowage at
the Operational level

SCORE

Answers

Give at least two procedures


on how to inspect cargo holds.
(2)
Give at least two ways for
detecting defects and
damages.
(2)
Give at least three purposes
or use of the enhanced
survey program.
(3)

(15)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 12: Ensure compliance with pollutionprevention requirements


Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Knowledge of the
precautions to be
taken to prevent
pollution of marine
environment
2. Anti-pollution
procedures and all
associated equipment.
3. Importance of
proactive measures to
protect the marine
environment.
TOTAL :

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level
Answers

Give the five color codes of


garbage bin and its content.
(5)
Give at least three
precautionary measures to
prevent marine pollution. (3)
Give at least three antipollution procedures. (3)
Give two importance of
protecting the marine
environment. (2)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

SCORE

Competence 13:

Maintain seaworthiness of the ship

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Working knowledge
and application of
stability, trim and
stress tables, diagrams
and stress-calculating
equipment
2. understanding of
fundamental actions to
be taken in the event
of partial loss of
buoyancy
3. Understanding of the
fundamentals of water
tight integrity
TOTAL :

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level

SCORE

Answers

(5)

(5)

(5)

(15)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 14:
Prevent, control and fight fires on
board
Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Knowledge of
chemistry of fire and
classes of fire
2. Ability to organize fire
drills
3. Knowledge of fire
fighting systems
4. knowledge of action
to take in the event of
fire, including fires
involving oil systems
TOTAL :

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level
Answers

Name the three elements of


fire. (3)
Name at least two
emergency teams onboard.
(2)
Give at least two classes of
fire and its extinguishing
equipment. (4)
How to prevent class A fire?
(1)

(10)
%

SCORE

Competence 14:
Prevent, control and fight fires on
board
Criteria of evaluating
Competence
EQUIVALENT:

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level
Answers

(100 %)

Competence 15:

Operate life-saving appliances

Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Ability to organize
abandon ship drills
2. Knowledge on the
operation of survival
craft and rescue boats,
their launching
appliances and
arrangements and
their equipments

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level
Answers

When you hear the abandon


ship alarm, what initial action
will you do?
(1)
Give at least three steps on
how to launch a lifeboat?
(3)

Give two ways to activate


inflatable life raft.
(2)

How many crews are


required in rescue boat
operation?
(1)
Give at least three steps to
approach a victim to be
rescued.
(3 )

TOTAL :

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

SCORE

(100 %)

SCORE

Competence 16: Apply medical first aid onboard ship


Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Practical application of
medical guides and
advice by radio,
including the ability to
take effective action
based on such
knowledge in the case
of accidents or
illnesses that are likely
to occur onboard ship.
TOTAL :

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level

SCORE

Answers

What is the ABCs of life? (3)


What is your initial action to
take upon discovering a
person lying unconsciously
on deck?
(3)
Give at least four steps in
administering first aid wit a
fractured arm victim?
(4)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 17: Monitor compliance with legislative


requirements
Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Basic knowledge of the
relevant IMO
Conventions
concerning Safety of
life at sea, security and
protection of the
marine environment

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level
Answers

Name the three Maritime


Security Level onboard ships.
(3)
Give at least 3 proactive
measures to deter the attack
of terrorist onboard ship.
(3)
Give at 4 steps to prevent
stowaway onboard ship.
(4)

TOTAL :

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

SCORE

Competence 18: Application of leadership and team


working skills
Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Crew duties and
responsibilities
onboard ship

TOTAL :

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level

SCORE

Answers

Name at least five crew


members with duties and
responsibilities onboard
(5)
Give three duties and
responsibilities of a Master
(3)
Give two duties and
responsibilities of a chief
mate
(2)

(10)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

Competence 19: Contribute to the safety of personnel


and ship
Criteria of evaluating
Competence
1. Knowledge of
shipboard personnel
survival technique
2. Knowledge of fire
prevention and ability
to fight and extinguish
fire
3. Knowledge of
elementary first aid
4. Knowledge of Personal
safety and social
responsibility

TOTAL :

Questions

Function 3:
Controlling
the operation of the ship
and care for persons on
board at the Operational
level
Answers

Give at least five ways of


jumping into the water
wearing lifejacket. (5)
Give at least three ways of
preventing class B fires and
two extinguishing agent (5)
Give at least three signs of
shock and two treatments
(5)
Give at least three ways to
overcome fatigue. (3)
Name to substances
prohibited onboard ship. (2)

(20)
%

EQUIVALENT:

(100 %)

SCORE