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Training in the Whitsundays

If you have a passion to work in the maritime industry and maximize your career prospects, our ideally positioned training facility will help you achieve your true potential. If you are looking for an educational holiday experience, Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays is the perfect location to combine improving your skills whilst enjoying the tropical paradise that is Australia’s premier cruising destination.

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Our Training Facilities

Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre TrainersThe award-winning Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre (WMTC) is a registered training organisation based at the Whitsunday Sailing Club in Airlie Beach, Queensland.
Located right on the water overlooking Pioneer Bay and the beautiful Whitsunday islands, WMTC offers a range of training courses for people interested in learning the basics, through to improving skills or gaining qualifications for a career in the maritime industry.
From a recreational Queensland boat licence through to Master <24m Near Coastal, the WMTC has the facilities, expertise and flexible training programs to meet your needs.

Read more about the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre.

AQTF Audit 2012

As a Registered Training Organisation and a Pre-Qualified Supplier under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and User Choice programs, WMTC is required to publish audit information in relation to it’s compliance with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

ASQA is the national regulatory body which sets standards to ensure nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training system.

User Choice program provides public funding paid directly to Pre-qualified Suppliers for the delivery of accredited entry-level training to eligible Apprentices and Trainees.

The Certificate 3 Guarantee program provide opportunities for working age Queenslanders without a post-school certificate III or higher-level qualification to complete a nationally recognised certificate III qualification.

ASQA requires evidence of an organisations’ compliance within the requirements of the Standards for RTO’s 2015 to confirm that it is achieving quality training and assessment outcomes.  The process also identifies opportunities for improvement on these outcomes.

This information is published to assist apprentices, trainees and their employers to make informed decisions regarding their selection of a Pre-qualified Supplier for the delivery of training and assessment services.

Use the link above to download a printable summary of the results of AQTF audits performed on Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre (RTO 6028)

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Commercial Training

Looking to advance your maritime career … or in need of a certification for work. At the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre we provide a variety of commercial courses provided by professional industry leaders. See our complete list of commercial maritime training below and click on the course names for a full course description.


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Australian Sailing

Trying to get a foot in the door (or on the deck) of a new sport can be daunting… Where can I learn to sail? At the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre you can start your sailing skills. The Yachting Australia Training Schemes are nationally recognised and span from beginners in small boats, yachts and powerboats, to sailing and racing offshore.


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Recreational Training

We provide regular training courses to acquire Queensland licensing for recreational boats and personal water crafts. In Queensland, a marine licence is required to operate a recreational boat which is powered by a motor greater than 4.5 kW (over 6 HP) and you must have a personal watercraft (PWC) licence to operate a personal watercraft (jet ski).


We also recommend the following courses to ensure you remain safe on the water.

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Small Boat Training

Ever wanted to learn to sail … well here is the place to start. There are a variety of ways to get into sailing, the two easiest being to undertake a Whitsunday Maritime Training Course or to start crewing for someone else. Juniors and seniors are able to learn.

Contact us today by phoning (07) 49 466 710.

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