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

 

2018                        

May                         12,26

June                        9,16,23

July                         7,21,28

August                   4,18

September           8,22,29

October                13,20

November           3,17,24

December           8,15

Courses are scheduled for most Saturdays

Online theory – complete in your own time and book in for the practical commencing at 11.30am

You may prefer the option of self study online. If you select this option, enrol online on the  Australian Boating College website, Airlie Beach, complete the assessment and bring with you to the practical assessment. The practical assessment is held from 11.30am on the above dates.-

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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