Queensland Recreational Marine Drivers’ Licence (Boat Licence)

The Queensland Marine Drivers Licence theory is now delivered online


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

The online course allows you to complete the theory component in your own time online, leaving only a multiple choice assessment and practical component on a course date.

To access the course please follow the below link to book, pay and get your link to complete the compulsory theory component.

Online Bookings via https://www.olsaust.com.au/purchasecourse/16649

Once you complete the theory component please call us to book your place for the theory assessment and practical on-water assessment.

Course dates

Our latest course calendar is here

Course fee


Once you have been issued your certificate then take it to your nearest Department of Transport and Main Roads customer service centre. Licence is then issued upon payment of a fee of $123.85

Other information

Entry requirements
Minimum age 16 years 

Some knowledge of recreational boating

8am –¬† 1pm

Classroom theory assessment and practical assessment on the water

What to bring
Photo ID

Pen and notepad
Sun-smart clothing including wet weather gear (if raining or windy)
Shoes that can get wet

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