BoatSafe course (for issue of a Queensland Recreational Boat Licence)

2017

 

July                     1, 8, 15, 22, 29

August                  5,  19

September           2 ,9, 16, 23, 30

October                7, 14, 21, 28

November           4, 18, 25

December            9, 16

DURATION

1 day  – 8.30am to 3.30pm approx.
Classroom theory and practical assessment on the water

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum age 16 years

Some knowledge of recreational boating

COURSE FEE

$160.00

QUALIFICATION

Queensland Recreational Boat Licence
Issued by the Department of Transport and Main Roads customer service centre  http://www.qld.gov.au/transport/contacts/centres/index.html

Licence issued upon payment of a fee  of $103.05

COMPETENCIES  INCLUDE

MEM50008B – Carry out trip preparation and planning
MEM50009B – Safely operate a small mechanically powered vessel
MEM50010B – Respond to boating emergencies and incidents

OUTCOMES

Upon course completion participants receive a certificate which can then be presented at Transport and Main Roads customer service centres.

A recreational marine drivers licence entitles the holder to operate a recreational vessel powered by a motor greater than 4.5kW/6hp

The BoatSafe course is a competency-based course that covers theory and practical elements of operating a boat.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Photo ID
  • Pen and notepad
  • Sun-smart clothing and boat shoes

For more information please call Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre on (07) 4946 6710.

FOR  COMPREHENSIVE COURSE INFORMATION:

Visit www.abcboating.com  for online Queensland Marine Driver Licence Interactive Quiz and Study Guide.

USEFUL LINKS

Maritime Safety Queensland

Department of Transport

 

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