Rita Charitable Trust

Vessel Operator Grade 1

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Brief Job Description: The individual performs basic deck and engine operations in
the vessel like watch out duties, cleaning, basic rope work, painting, greasing and
basic fitting activities etc.

Qualifications Pack for Vessel Operator Grade 1

Electives

Elective 1: Deck Operations
The unit is about performing basic activities like cleaning, navigation support,
maintenance, etc on the deck.


Elective 2: Engine Operations
The unit is about performing basic activities like oiling, fitting, basic repairs, basic
engine operations, maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment in engine.


Options
Option 1: Passenger Vessel Operations
The unit is about providing catering and housekeeping services to passengers in a
passenger vessel


Personal Attributes: The individual should have normal or corrected eyesight and
be physically fit. S/he should have English and Vernacular language proficiency,
demonstrable in spoken, written and oral communication along with basic
numerical skills. The individual should be organized, proactive, and diligent while
working on repetitive tasks.

Description
Core Skills/Generic
Skills
Core Skills or Generic Skills are a group of skills that are key to learning and
working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any work
environment. In the context of the NOS, these include communication related
skills that are applicable to most job roles.


Function
Function is an activity necessary for achieving the key purpose of the sector,
occupation, or area of work, which can be carried out by a person or a group
of persons. Functions are identified through functional analysis and form the
basis of NOS.


Job role Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique
employment opportunity in an organization.


Knowledge and Understanding
Knowledge and understanding are statements which together specify the
technical, generic, professional and organizational specific knowledge that an
individual needs in order to perform to the required standard.


National Occupational
Standards (NOS) NOS are Occupational Standards which apply uniquely in the Indian context
Occupation Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/related set of functions
in an industry.


Organisational Context
Organisational Context includes the way the organization is structured and
how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge managers have
of their relevant areas of responsibility.
Performance Criteria Performance Criteria are statements that together specify the standard of
performance required when carrying out a task.


Qualifications
Pack(QP)
Qualifications Pack comprises the set of NOS, together with the educational,
training and other criteria required to perform a job role. A Qualifications
Pack is assigned a unique qualification pack code

.
Electives Electives are NOS/set of NOS that are identified by the sector as contributive
to specialization in a job role. There may be multiple electives within a QP for
each specialized job role. Trainees must select at least one elective for the
successful completion of a QP with Electives.


Options Options are NOS/set of NOS that are identified by the sector as additional
skills. There may be multiple options within a QP. It is not mandatory to select
any of the options to complete a QP with Options.
Unit Code Unit code is a unique identifier for an Occupational Standard, which is
denoted by an ‘N’


Unit Title Unit title gives a clear overall statement about what the incumbent should be
able to do.
Qualifications Pack
Code
Qualifications Pack Code is a unique reference code that identifies a
qualifications pack.
Scope Scope is the set of statements specifying the range of variables that an

individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have a
critical impact on the quality of performance required.


Sector
Sector is a conglomeration of different business operations having similar
businesses and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the
economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.


Sub-Sector Sub-sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the characteristics
and interests of its components.


Sub-functions Sub-functions are sub-activities essential to fulfil the achieving the objectives
of the function.


Technical Knowledge Technical Knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish specific
designated responsibilities.

Description
CSS Cargo Stowage and Securing
GPS Global Positioning System
IMDG International Maritime Dangerous Goods
NCO National Classification of Occupations


NOS National Occupational Standards
NSQC National Skills Qualifications Committee
NSQF National Skills Qualifications Framework
OH&S Occupational Health and Safety
OS Occupational Standards


OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
QP Qualifications Pack
SOP Standard Operating Procedures
SWL Safe Working Load
VHF Very High Frequency

Perform basic navigation

Description This unit is about performing basic navigation activities
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Carry out watch keeping activity


Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, vessel models, various simulations for deck and engine operations,
cargo operations, vessel navigation, different equipment for deck and engine, model
cargo, etc.


Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Carry out watch
keeping activity
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. takeover bridge activity from incumber after checking the activities to be
undertaken


PC2. act upon orders stated using various nautical terms
PC3. maintain lookout and general surveillance of the vessel
PC4. watch for changes in environment weather conditions, obstacles in course
and possible collisions


PC5. identify other vessels in operation based on the call signs and flags
PC6. record bridge activity, observations and communicate
PC7. handover the required details to the reliever
PC8. locate the position using latitude and longitude on the map and globe
PC9. identify different geographies and location, major navigation river routes on
the map


Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context
The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed


KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals


B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.


KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe

KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo carried and cargo
handling requirements
KB5. various flag signals, sound signals, modes of communication and related
norms


KB6. navigational charts and pressure and temperature measuring devices –
barometer, thermometer
KB7. various types of PPEs and their usage


Skills (S)
A. Core skills/
generic skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. instructions over internal communication network
SA3. maps and routes


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to write:
SA4. information and communication notes based on observation
SA5. damage reports and daily work reports
SA6. instructions and information over internal communication network


Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA7. communicate with supervisors and co-workers
SA8. collect and convey information to navigation and deck staff


B. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. idenitfy faulty parts of observation equipment in routine checks
SB2. decide based on observation if an obstacle can be avoided or a course
correction is required
SB3. identify acitivities or orders that need to be prioritised as per instructions


Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan and estimate the time for each assigned activity
SB5. maintain punctuality
SB6. respond in a timely manner
SB7. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
SB8. be a team player and achieve joint goals


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB9. importance of timely circulation of information
SB10. urgency of priority requests as per the instructions

Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB11. inform the ranking in-charge regarding course correction, adverse
observations, etc.
SB12. suggest route correction to avoid collision


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB13. analyse the position of a vessel and waves for safe routing


Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB14. observe and communicate adverse weathers
SB15. observe and communicate obstacles and dangerous operations by other
vessels
SB16. focus on task at hand ad complete it without errors and delays

Perform basic preventive maintenance

Description This unit is about performing basic preventive maintenance
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Comply to work safety requirements
• Check for maintenance requirements


• Undertake surface painting and maintenance of power tools
• Carry out greasing and lubrication
• Carry out basic carpentry work
• Carry out basic electrical maintenance


Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, maintenance tools, vessel models, various simulations for deck and
engine operations, cargo operations, vessel navigation, different equipment for
deck and engine, model cargo, etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Comply to work
safety requirements


To be competent, the user/individual must be able to:
PC1. adhere to procedures and guidelines for PPE and other relevant safety
regulations while performing basic maintenance activities
PC2. ensure that tools and equipment used are in a safe and serviceable condition
PC3. ensure work area is clean and safe from hazards
Check for
maintenance
requirements


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC4. perform visual inspection of vessel deck for corrosions, missing paints,
damages, fractures, need for oiling and greasing, etc. and inform the master
PC5. obtain orders for preventive maintenance


PC6. collect the appropriate material and equipment such as hand-tools, power
tools and PPEs from stores
Undertake surface
painting and
maintenance of
power tools


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC7. clean off the rust, oil paint, grease, salt and dirt from the surface of the vessel
and its equipment as per the stated procedure
PC8. perform surface painting as per SOP
PC9. dispose of paint residues, solvents, etc. in an environmental friendly manner
PC10. perform basic preventive maintenance of power tools as per manufacturer’s
specification


Carry out greasing
and lubrication
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC11. perform lubrication of various deck equipment and wires as per the
lubrication plan
PC12. Perform greasing with use of grease guns and oiling equipment

Carry out basic
carpentry work
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC13. perform visual inspection and identify problem areas that require basic
carpentry work


PC14. execute planning, sawing and make joints and other carpentry operations
PC15. check and review the quality parameters for carpentry work
Carry out basic
electrical
maintenance
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC16. receive and understand instructions and checklist for planned electrical
maintenance


PC17. check for adequate precautions with respect to handling electrical equipment
and wear PPEs before starting the task
PC18. adhere to isolation and emergency procedures
PC19. change plugs, replace bulbs and tubes, rig up cluster lights and portable
lamps, as required


PC20. connect severed wires, test for current using testing equipment
PC21. check and review the quality parameters for electrical maintenance work


Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed


KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals


B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.
KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo
KB5. different type of cargo and their handling requirement
KB6. various types of PPEs and their usage


KB7. electrical shock and precautions to be observed to prevent shock
KB8. types of power tools and equipment like chipping hammers, scrapers, wire
brushes, sanding discs, chipping machines, etc.
KB9. type of paints and their usage
KB10. corrosion and lubrication


KB11. different tools for application of paints, lubricants, greases, etc.
KB12. ship’s lubrication plan
KB13. precaution and procedure of using spray painting machine
KB14. preventive hazards of using the electrical connections, isolation procedures hand and power tools

Skills (S)
C. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. instructions over internal communication network
SA3. maps and routes
SA4. operating and maintenance procedures and manuals


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to write:
SA5. information and communication notes based on observation
SA6. damage reports and daily work reports
SA7. instructions and information over internal communication network
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:


SA8. communicate with supervisors and co-workers
SA9. collect and convey information to navigation, deck and engine staff
D. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. decide if a problem can be resolved quickly internally or needs to be escalated
SB2. decide on the maintenance or service required based on observation


Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB3. plan and estimate the time for each assigned activity
SB4. maintain punctuality
SB5. respond in a timely manner
SB6. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
SB7. be a team player and achieve joint goals


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB8. importance of timelines
SB9. urgency of certain tasks as per the instructions


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB10. check and resolve abnormalities using basic maintenance
SB11. prepare basic boxes, connect electrical wiring to resolve an immediate
problem


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB12. recognize and report electrical hazards and unsafe equipment

Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB13. identify hazardous situations
SB14. take precuations regarding risks associated with high-voltage equipment ,
power tools

Perform mooring and rope work

Description This unit is about performing mooring and basic rope work in the vessel
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Perform mooring
• Perform rigging


Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, vessel models, various simulations for deck and engine operations,
cargo operations, different types of ropes used in vessel, different equipment for
deck and engine, model cargo, etc.


Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Perform mooring
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. obtain mooring plan from the master
PC2. check condition of messenger, heaving line, stopper, mooring ropes, safe
working load (SWL) of winches, fairleads, chocks and bollards etc


PC3. clean, maintain non-slip mooring deck and keep snap-back zone clear
PC4. signal to linesman when sending heaving line ashore
PC5. lay out mooring rope, prepare heaving line and stopper
PC6. arrange one standby spare heaving line and monitor stress of mooring rope
PC7. control mooring rope speed when paying out/heaving up
PC8. monitoring vessel movement/clearance
Perform rigging


PC9. make various knots, bends, hitches and whipping on ends of rope, and various
splices of ropes as required
PC10. make various kinds of ‘Whipping’ on the ends of ropes
PC11. make and fit building grips like the ‘U’ of the grip
PC12. use knotting, spicing and stoppers for rigging
PC13. securely rig and unrig safety nets, rat guards, bosun’s chair, pilot ladders, etc
PC14. place blocks and tackles on the vessel to secure cargo and equipment during
handling operations


Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals

B. Technical knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.
KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo
KB5. different type of cargo and their handling requirement


KB6. working knowledge of mooring system, anchors, rope work – making knots,
whippings, spicing and making U, shorts splice, long-splice and eye spice
KB7. how to handle winch and ropes


KB8. communication norms including hand signs and messenger
KB9. kind of ropes used onboard the ship
KB10. use, maintenance and stowage of natural and synthetic fiber ropes
KB11. how to rig and unrig ladders, hoist, rat-guards and gangways
KB12. various types of PPEs and their usage
KB13. concepts of mooring to buoys and to terminal


Skills (S)
C. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. instructions over internal communication network
SA3. maps and routes
SA4. operating and maintenance procedures and manuals


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to write:
SA5. information and communication notes based on observation
SA6. damage reports and daily work reports
SA7. instructions and information over internal communication network


Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA8. communicate with supervisors and co-workers
SA9. communicate with port signal man and mooring executive


D. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. decide regarding sequence of acitvities to perform a task
SB2. decide on allocation of work within a team to complete a task
SB3. identify obstructions and inform the deck


Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan and coordinate to perform the task at hand.

SB5. maintain punctuality
SB6. respond to the requests and communications in a timely manner
SB7. make checks on completion of activties
SB8. be a team player and achieve joint goals


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB9. adhere to the assigned timelines
SB10. address the urgency regarding navigation and course correction


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB11. identify trends/common causes or errors in navigation, mooring and docking
and take precautions
SB12. estimate the effort and distance required to send ashore the mooring lines


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB13. assess the route for safe movement of the vessel
SB14. assess the position and rope requirement for a vessel to dock
Critical thinking


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB15. identify the vessel route for safe manuevering and safe docking
SB16. Identify the mooring requirement for safe docking
SB17. check that the lines are rigged and secured

Perform basic fitting and welding

Description This unit is about performing basic fitting and welding
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Perform basic fitting and welding
Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, vessel models, cutting, chiselling, driving, gripping and twisting
tools, scales, welding equipment, different equipment for deck and engine,
model cargo, etc.


Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Perform basic fitting
and welding
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. obtain details of daily task from the master
PC2. collect the right tool for the task based on job and size requirement from the
store


PC3. check that the operation area is free from hazards and wear appropriate PPEs
PC4. perform fitting operations including measuring, sawing, drilling, threading etc.
PC5. prepare welding surface by cleaning, de-rusting, chipping, brushing and other
techniques


PC6. segregate empty and filled gas cylinders and check for upright position and
presence of flashback arrester and safety disk on the acetylene
PC7. check hose pipes for damages, remove dirt and dust, connect hose pipes and
use as per defined color codes
PC8. maintain acetylene regulator away from water, oil, etc.
PC9. place the torch at safe distance while igniting ensuring that the opening key is
in the cylinder


PC10. check for leakage near nozzle, gas pressure and overheating at nozzle while
operating as precaution
PC11. execute the welding joints as per requirement
PC12. shut the acetylene valve and then the oxygen supply to shut down the
welding
PC13. do not place the used or worn out electrodes or hot tools on the floor
separately and dispose them safely
PC14. store welding equipment and gas cylinders, segregating empty and filled in
gas cylinders


PC15. maintain record of stores and equipment allocation
PC16. inform work area supervisor on completion of work
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational The individual on the job needs to know:

Context KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals


B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.


KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo
KB5. different type of cargo and their handling requirement
KB6. different hand tools, power tools, their components and uses


KB7. different lifting equipment like Slings, pulleys, eye bolts, shackles, pulleys,
chain blocks, engine room crane, etc., their use and SOP
KB8. different welding equipment and their SOP
KB9. various types of PPEs and their usage
KB10. use of firefighting equipment in the machinery space
KB11. handling precautions for welding and power tools, emergency responses and
escape routes


Skills (S)
C. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. names indicating instruments and tools
SA2. written instructions
SA3. internal communication system


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to write:
SA4. damage reports
SA5. daily reports
SA6. maintenance and inventory reports
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA7. communicate with supervisors and co-workers
SA8. collect information from supervisors


D. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:

SB1. idenitfy if the equipment is damaged or not

SB2. decide the type of fitting arrangement required
SB3. prioritize activties as per urgency and instructions


Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan and estimate the time for each activity
SB5. maintain punctuality
SB6. resspond in a timely manner
SB7. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
SB8. be a team player and achieve joint goals


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB9. importance of timelines and synchronised actions
SB10. urgency of matter as per the instructions


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB11. identify if there is overheating in welding nozzles
SB12. coordinate and ensure timeliness in receipt and delivery of completed items


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB13. verify the fitness of different equipment, instrument


Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB14. check compliance of equipment/ instrument as per stated norms for validity,
use, life, etc.
SB15. identify hazardous situations while performing fitting or welding
SB16. focus on task at hand and complete it without errors and delays

Maintain integrity and ethics in operation

Description This unit is about maintaining integrity, ensuring data security, and professional and
ethical practices
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Maintain integrity and ensure data security
• Professional and ethical practices
• Ensure regulatory compliance


Range: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), work sheets, stationery, computer,
projector etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Maintain integrity
ensuring data
security


To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC1. refrain from indulging in corrupt practices
PC2. avoid using company’s funds, property or resources for undertaking personal
activities


PC3. protect customer’s information and ensure it is not misused
PC4. protect data and information related to business or commercial decisions
Professional and
ethical practices
To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC5. avoid acceptance of cash or kind from vendors for support or contract
negotiations


PC6. demonstrate and practice ethics in day-to-day processes and dealings with
customers and colleagues
PC7. avoid nepotism
PC8. consult supervisor or senior management when in situations that may require
differentiating between ethical and unethical
PC9. report promptly all violations of code of ethics


PC10. dress up and conduct in a professional manner
PC11. communicate with clients and stakeholders in a soft and polite manner
PC12. follow etiquettes in accordance to the place
Ensure regulatory
compliance


To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC13. check for regulatory documentation and compliances for the shop floor as per
information from the supervisor
PC14. perform activities considering the regulatory requirements
PC15. use PPEs in accordance to regulatory requirements
PC16. identify the different types of dangerous goods and handling methodologies
PC17. follow the SOP for handling of different types of dangerous goods
PC18. consult supervisor or senior management when in situations that may require

differentiating between ethical and unethical
PC19. promptly report all regulatory violations
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. company’s policies on use of language
KA2. company’s Human Resources policies
KA3. company’s code of ethics
KA4. company’s whistle blower policy
KA5. company’s rules related to sexual harassment
KA6. company’s reporting structure
KA7. company’s documentation policy


B. Technical
knowledge

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. principles of code of ethics and business ethics
KB2. various regulatory requirements
KB3. documentary compliance for various regulations
KB4. different dangerous shipment
KB5. regulations w.r.t dangerous shipment


Skills (S)
A. Core skills/
generic skills
Reading Skills
The individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. company policy documents and work-related documents
SA2. emails and written instructions


Writing Skills
The individual on the job needs to know how to fill:
SA3. documentation pertaining to ethics and regulatory requirement
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The individual on the job needs to know how to communicate with:
SA4. team members to work efficiently
SA5. peers and subordinates about information security and building trust


B. Professional skills
Decision making
The individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. identify a shipment as dangerous goods
SB2. assess if the situation needs to be reported regarding regulations


Plan and Organize
The individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB3. plan and organise actions as per company’s guidelines
Customer centricity
The individual on the job needs to know how to:

SB4. prevent company and customer information leakage


Problem solving
The individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB5. advisee colleagues regarding sensitive issues pertaining to conduct and
regulations


Analytical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB6. provide professional services diligently and with integrity


Critical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB7. avoid defaming company’s name by indulging into pilferage or fiddling with
quality or quantity of shipment
SB8. be fair and reasonable in profession and disclose conflict of interests

Follow and monitor health, safety and security procedures on vessel

Description This unit is about ensuring compliance with health, safety and security procedures at
the workplace.
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Survival Techniques
• First aid
• Fire prevention and fire fighting
• Personal safety and social responsibility
• Security procedures


Range: First aid kit, firefighting equipment, life jacket, safety jacket, raft etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the scope
Element Performance Criteria
Survival techniques To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC1. wear a life jacket and immersion suit
PC2. safely jump from a height into the water


PC3. swim while wearing lifejacket
PC4. right an inverted life raft while wearing life jacket
PC5. board a life raft or survival vessel from the vessel or the water while wearing
life jacket


PC6. keep afloat without life jacket
PC7. operate survival craft, life raft and its equipment and communication devices
First Aid To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC8. assess the casualty and immediate medical needs and threat to own safety
PC9. position casualty and apply resuscitation techniques


PC10. apply measures to control bleeding, cover and secure burn injuries using
bandages and emergency medical kit
PC11. apply measures for basic shock management
PC12. assist in rescue and transport of the casualty


Fire prevention and
fire fighting
To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC13. take due precautions like – segregate and store, ensure proximity to
firefighting equipment, etc. while storing inflammable materials on-board
the vessel


PC14. regularly monitor the inflammable material and cargo for fire hazards
PC15. organise and maintain the firefighting equipment to make it easily accessible
and operable during emergencies
PC16. check fire and smoke alarms for functionality
PC17. keep the emergency response routes and escape routes clear

PC18. use different protective equipment and high pressure breathing equipment
PC19. use different type of firefighting equipment to extinguish a fire, when
required


PC20. participate in fire and emergency drills
Personal safety and
social responsibilities
To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC21. inform and take appropriate action when discovering a potential emergency
PC22. recognize the emergency signal and respond as per the emergency plan
PC23. follow the designated escape routes


PC24. follow safe and environmental friendly working practices
PC25. follow precautions while entering closed areas and hazardous areas on-board
the vessel
PC26. maintain effective communications in person and while using vessel
communication devices and systems
Security procedures To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC27. follow vessel security plan
PC28. identify security risks and threats, communicate and initiate action as per
vessel security plan


PC29. undertake regular vessel inspection with respect to vessel and cargo security
PC30. check that all cargo containers, holds and hatches are secured
PC31. check security equipment and system for functionality and maintenance
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)


The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals


B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room, etc
KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo


KB5. different type of cargo and their handling requirement
KB6. basics of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
KB7. necessary security procedures and vessel security plan and contingency plan
KB8. layout of firefighting and first aid on the vessel
KB9. safety and security procedures for different operations and equipment
KB10. handling procedure for hazardous / fragile cargo
KB11. security procedures for dangerous / hazardous goods – International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) cargo

KB12. different personal protective equipment (PPE), their usage and purpose
KB13. various survival techniques
Skills (S)
A. Core skills/
generic skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. procedures and standards related to health, safety and security of vessel and
cargo


SA2. vessel security and emergency plan
SA3. emergency equipment layout
SA4. various documents related to security and movement of cargo
Writing skills


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA5. fill forms related to health, safety and security procedures
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. communicate clearly with colleagues regarding safety procedures
SA7. share experience and provide guidance to peers


B. Professional skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. identify threats to security and emergency situations
SB2. decide the right equipment to be used in case of fire and threat emergency
SB3. decide the first aid required upon seeing casualty


Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan actions in case of security threat or emergency
SB5. prioritize and execute tasks as per contingency plan


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. follow instructions as per vessel contingency plan


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. identify any threats on personal health, safety, security, etc. and take
appropriate actions
SB8. identify risks aboard the vessel and inform superiors


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. analyze situations to assess threats or risks
Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

SB10. ensure right safety measures and security protocols are followed at all times

Perform look out duties in navigation

Description This unit is about identifying communications via signals and flags and performing look
out duties
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Perform look-out duties


Range: Navigation charts, maps buoys, flags, sound and light signals, Global
Positioning System (GPS) monitor, thermometer, barometer, hygrometer etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Perform look-out
duties


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. stand on the Bridge wings and keep an all-round look out (sight & hearing)
PC2. report any sighting and hearing of any sound signals to the on-duty staff
PC3. identify and report the location of sighting or sound
PC4. identify the sound, light and flag signals pertaining to ships’ operations and
maneuvers and report
PC5. assess the values displayed in GPS and radar and integrate them in the tasks
of his watch duty


PC6. observe the direction of the ship’s head on a gyro-compass (gyro course) and
magnetic compass periodically
PC7. observe the waves and swell and estimate the water state as per Beaufort
scale


PC8. take readings of thermometer, barometer, hygrometer, etc.
PC9. identify the location of ship on map by reading the latitude and longitude
PC10. identify navigational lighthouses, buoys and shapes
PC11. hoist any combination of flag and signs on the halyards as required
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context


The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for
tasks at hand, documentation policy and emergency responses, internal
communication over network


KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals


B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.
KB2. various parts and components of the ship

KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo
KB5. different type of cargo and their handling requirement


KB6. various types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and their usage
KB7. flag and sound codes used for maritime and inland vessel communications
KB8. reading ocean currents and waves
KB9. use of barometer, thermometer, gyro and magnetic compass and hygrometer


Skills (S)
A. Core skills/
generic skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. instructions over internal communication network
SA3. various measuring devces
SA4. maps and routes


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to write:
SA5. information and communication notes based on observation
SA6. damage reports and daily work reports
SA7. instructions and information over internal communication network


Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA8. communicate with supervisors and co-workers
SA9. collect and convey information to navigation and deck staff
B. Professional Skills Decision making


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. idenitfy faulty parts of observation equipment in routine checks
SB2. decide based on observation if an obstacle can be avoided or a course
correction is required


SB3. identify acitivities or orders that need to be prioritised as per instructions
Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan and estimate the time for each assigned activity
SB5. maintain punctuality
SB6. respond in a timely manner
SB7. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
SB8. be a team player and achieve joint goals


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB9. importance of timely circulation of information
SB10. urgency of priority requests as per the instructions

Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB11. inform the ranking in-charge regarding course correction, adverse
observations, etc.
SB12. suggest route correction to avoid collision, safe navigation


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB13. analyse the position of a vessel, waves and ocean currents for safe routing


Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB14. observe and communicate adverse weathers and obstacles
SB15. observe and communicate obstacles and dangerous operations by other
vessels
SB16. focus on task at hand ad complete it without errors and delays

Perform deck assistance

Description This unit is about engaging into basic deck operations and assistance
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Assist during the arrival of vessel
• Assist during the departure of vessel
• Assist in deck maintenance


Range: Life jacket, Very High Frequency (VHF) radio, cleaning equipment, crowd
control equipment, vessel safety lines, maintenance equipment, tools and tackles,
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Assist during the
arrival of vessel


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. attend post trip muster meeting and take task schedule
PC2. collect and use life jacket and VHF radio communication
PC3. assist in securing crowd control line and lining up the cargo
PC4. assist in disembarking the cargoes from the boarding hatch/ hold
PC5. assist in cleaning duties as directed
Assist during the
departure of vessel


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC6. assist master in readying the vessel
PC7. assist in securing safety lines for departure
PC8. monitor cargo and crowd control line during the deck watch duty
PC9. enforce the vessel rules and maintain passenger and crew safety
Assist in deck
maintenance


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC10. identify and report on need for repairs and maintenance activity on deck
PC11. perform the repair or maintenance as instructed
PC12. maintain deck department stores, spares, equipment and tools
PC13. maintain general cleanliness of the vessel and deck
PC14. assist in maintenance and repair of deck equipment
PC15. assist with the operation, maintenance and testing of the ship’s firefighting
equipment


Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context
The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound signals

B. Technical knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.


KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo handling capacities
KB5. various types of PPEs and their usage
KB6. various maintenance requirement for deck equipment and vessel deck
KB7. use of hand-tools, power tools and other equipment
KB8. basic inventory management and mathematical skills


Skills (S)
A. Core skills/
generic skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. maps and routes
SA3. communications over internal messengers


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA4. presentation and instructions based on observation
SA5. damage reports and daily output reports
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA6. communicate with masters and co-workers
SA7. communicate with port staff


B. Professional skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. idenitfy faulty parts in routine check
SB2. decide if a item stock needs to be replaced
SB3. identify if the cargo and crew lines are safe during vessel docking/ undocking
Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan and estimate the time for each activity
SB5. maintain punctuality


SB6. should respond to the supervisor in a timely manner
SB7. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
SB8. be a team player and achieve joint goals
Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:

SB9. importance of timely circulation of information
SB10. urgency of priority requests as per the instructions
Problem solving


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB11. inform the ranking in-charge regarding deck maintenance requirement
SB12. check cargo position and suggest lashing if required
Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB13. analyse the cargo position and crowd and estimate the precuations to be
taken


Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB14. observe and communicate hazardous situation on the deck
SB15. focus on task at hand and complete it without errors and delays

Perform cargo handling

Description This unit is about undertaking cargo handling and facilitating loading and discharge of
cargoes
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Faciliate loading and discharge of cargo
• Monitor security and upkeep of cargo
Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, vessel models, various simulations for deck and engine operations,
cargo operations, different equipment for deck and engine, model cargo, etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Facilitate loading and
discharge of cargo


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. wear the appropriate PPE for material handling
PC2. use vessel’s derricks and ropes to load/unload cargo
PC3. oversee safe loading and discharge of ro-ro cargo
PC4. assist in organizing cargo on board the vessel
PC5. assist in opening hatch/hold of vessel hold for loading/discharging bulk cargo
PC6. check that the hold coaming is functional, to avoid water from going into the
hold


PC7. close and secure the hatch post operations and check for weather tight seal
Monitor security and
upkeep of cargo
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC8. check that cargo is securely hatched, lashed and blocked to avoid any
movement using different methods of blocking, lashing, shoring, chocking,
etc.


PC9. secure cargo faces during part discharges
PC10. secure heavy loads and heavy lifts
PC11. stow and secure vehicles, trailers and containers
PC12. lash and rig paper rolls, steel coils, steel billets, crates, plates and timber
cargo in a safe and secured way
PC13. segregate and secure hazardous cargo separately at designated place
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context


The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound signals

B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.


KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo handling capacities
KB5. various types of PPEs and their usage
KB6. detailed information contained in Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage
and Securing (CSS Code)


KB7. blocking, lashing, shoring, chocking, etc. of cargo
KB8. use of different material handling equipment and their uses
KB9. method of securing heavy load
KB10. method of stowing vehicles and trailers
KB11. safe loading/ discharging of ro-ro cargoes
KB12. limitation of lifting gear and knowledge of limit switches
KB13. capacities of various holds and cargo types for different vessels
KB14. loading and discharge procedure for cargo handling in different type of
vessels


Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. internal communication network messages
SA3. maps and routes


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA4. presentation and instructions based on observation
SA5. damage reports and daily output reports
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA6. communicate with supervisors and co-workers
SA7. collect information from supervisors


B. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. idenitfy faulty parts in routine check
SB2. decide based on observation if an obstacle can be avoided or a course
correction is required
SB3. identify acitivities or orders that need to be prioritised as per instructions
Plan and organize

The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB4. plan and estimate the time for each activity
SB5. maintain punctuality
SB6. should respond to the supervisor in a timely manner
SB7. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
SB8. be a team player and achieve joint goals


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB9. importance of timely circulation of information
SB10. urgency of priority requests as per the instructions


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB11. check for approporate lashing of cargo
SB12. check for situations leading to damage to cargo and escalate
SB13. Segregate hazardous cargo


Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB14. analyse the storage of cargo on board and suggest changes in storage plan


Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB15. check damage to cargo during voyage and secure lashing lines
SB16. check and ensure that hazardous goods are segregated
SB17. check that cargo is safely discharged and loaded

Perform basic engine room operations

Perform basic engine room operations
Description This unit is about assisting in maintenance and watch keeping of engine room
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Assist in basic engine operations
• Undertake maintenance of engine room equipment


Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, vessel models, various simulations for engine operations, different
equipment for deck and engine, model cargo, etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Assist in basic engine
operations


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. obtain work schedules and orders from engine room in-charge/master
PC2. take necessary safety precautions while working with engine with respect to
electrical equipment, thermal and chemical exposure, moving parts, etc.
PC3. inspect, operate and test all machinery and equipment
PC4. assist in safe and efficient operation of the propulsion machinery and auxiliary
equipment


PC5. monitor the operational parameters and condition of machineries
PC6. update engine room log regularly
PC7. notify the master in event of any serious occurrence or irregularity in
operation
Undertake
maintenance of
engine room
equipment


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC8. maintain cleanliness of main engine and auxiliary units
PC9. check stowage and security of the engine room stores
PC10. check tanks for adequacy of fuel, water, slops, ballast, etc.
PC11. periodically check operating and standby equipment of repair and
maintenance requirement


PC12. perform periodic greasing of machines as part of maintenance
PC13. perform wiping as and when required
PC14. respond to engine room alarms
PC15. maintain log book of operational activities of machines and engine
PC16. report to in case any fault or irregularities in machinery
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context


The individual on the job needs to know:
KA1. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA2. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA3. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA4. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions

KA5. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals
B. Technical
knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.


KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo handling capacities
KB5. various types of PPEs and their usage
KB6. layout of vessel engine room and different auxiliary machines


KB7. different parts of an engine and their use and limitations
KB8. safety precautions related to engine room
KB9. SOP and emergency procedure in engine room
KB10. greasing, fitting and cutting operations
KB11. various pressure gauges and reading instruments
KB12. use of different hand tools and equipment


Skills (S)
A. Core skills/
generic skills
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions
SA2. vessel layout and operating procedures
SA3. SOPs and engine operations manual and tool books
SA4. pressure gauges and level gauges


Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to write:
SA5. daily reports including inventory, damages, repairs, maintenance, accidents,
etc.
SA6. instructions for crew
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA7. communicate with officers, masters and co-workers
SA8. collect information from officers and masters


B. Professional skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. identify problem in engine part based on abrupt noise or movement
SB2. decide if there is an aberration in the readings of various gauges


Plan and organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to
SB3. maintain punctuality and respond to the queries in a timely manner
SB4. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
Customer centricity

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB5. importance of timelines
SB6. urgency of orders as per the instructions


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB7. perform basic maintenance of engine equipment
Analytical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB8. analyse the gauge reading and assess the normal variations in operations


Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB9. focus on task at hand ad complete it without errors and delays
SB10. check and identify issues in engine and part functioning

Perform oiler and fitter duties

Description This unit is about undertaking basic oiler and fitter duties
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
• Perform oiling duties
• Perform fitting duties


Range: Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
and manuals, vessel models, various simulations for deck and engine operations,
different equipment for deck and engine, oiling equipment etc.
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Perform oiling duties
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. examine machinery for specified pressure, flow and adequacy of lubricant
PC2. fill oil and grease reservoirs according to machinery lubrication SOP
PC3. read pressure and temperature gauges and record data in engineering log
PC4. clean strainers and filters in various systems
PC5. keep working area clean and in orderly condition
PC6. maintain engine room by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and performing
routine painting


Perform fitting duties
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC7. test the fitted equipment prior to use
PC8. check for basic repairs and fitting requirement for different engine and
machine parts
PC9. use bench vice and filing, marking and tapping tools and other hand-tools for
basic fitting repairs


PC10. use power tools and drill machine for grinding and drilling
PC11. check for secured joints, leakages, robustness
PC12. periodically log routine checks and functions
PC13. keep working area clean, neat and in orderly condition
Knowledge and understanding (K)
A. Organizational
context


KA1. The individual on the job needs to know:
KA2. organizational procedures and SOPs for tasks at hand, documentation policy
and emergency responses, internal communication over network
KA3. security and safety procedures to be followed
KA4. reporting structure of the organization for escalation of issues
KA5. risk and impact of not following defined procedures/work instructions
KA6. coding system followed to communicate using flags, hand signals and sound
signals

B. Technical knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various nautical terms related to navigation – hulls, shipside, engine room,
etc.


KB2. various parts and components of the ship
KB3. map reading and identification of location in the globe
KB4. different type of vessels and their functions and cargo handling capacities
KB5. various types of PPEs and their usage
KB6. layout of vessel engine room and different auxiliary machines
KB7. different parts of an engine and their use and limitations
KB8. safety precautions related to engine room


KB9. sop and emergency procedure in engine room
KB10. greasing, fitting and cutting operations
KB11. use of different hand-tools and power tools
KB12. various pressure gauges and reading instruments
Skills (S)
C. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Reading skills


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to read:
SA1. written instructions written on the equipment
SA2. read pressure gauges and level gauges
SA3. read maps and navigation charts
Writing skills


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SA4. write end of the day reports
SA5. maintenance and engine logs
Oral communication (listening and speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:


SA6. communicate clearly in local language, hindi or english with mastersand coworkers
SA7. communicate and collect information from masters
D. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB1. identify if there is need for oiling of machine part
SB2. decide the right equipment to be used for fitting
Plan and organize


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to
SB3. maintain punctuality and avoid absenteeism
SB4. should respond to the supervisor in a timely manner
SB5. prioritize and execute tasks based on instructions
Customer centricity


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB6. importance of timelines

SB7. urgency of orders as per the instructions
Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB8. inform the master regarding issues in machineries and equipment
Analytical thinking


The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB9. analyse the periodicity for oiling requirement of different parts
Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know how to:
SB10. focus on task at hand ad complete it without errors and delays
SB11. check and identify problems in engine functioning