Queensland Recreational Marine Drivers’ Licence (Boat Licence)

The Queensland Marine Drivers Licence Theory is now delivered online

To access the course please follow this link to book, pay and complete the compulsory theory component of the course: WMTC QRMDL and PWC Licence Booking Form

This allows you to complete the boat and jet ski licence theory component of the course in your own time on the internet, leaving only a multiple choice assessment and practical component on a course date.

Once you complete the theory component you can then call us on 07 4946 6710 to book your place for the Theory Test along with Practical Training and Assessment component on the water.

2021 Course Assessment Dates 

2, 16, 23  and 30 October

20 and 27 November

4 and 19 December

8am – 12.30pm
Classroom theory assessment and practical assessment on the water

Minimum age 16 years
Some knowledge of recreational boating


Queensland Recreational Boat Licence
Issued by the Department of Transport and Main Roads customer service centre
Licence issued upon payment of a fee  of $134.00

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.

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

For more information or to book please call Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre on (07) 4946 6710 or email info@whitsundaymaritimetraining.com.au 

Maritime Safety Queensland
Department of Transport    

Boatsafe Workbook 

QLD Recreational Boating and Fishing Guide

IALA Buoyage System A

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