Available Courses

  • Recreational Marine Driver Licence (Boat)
  • Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski Licence)
  • Combined Boat and PWC Licence
  • There is no fee to commence the online training

Allstate Boat Licence Location

QLD Boat & Jetski Licence Courses for Gold Coast, Hope Harbour Marina, Hope Island to Tweed Heads

Address: John Lund Dr Hope Harbour Marina QLD 4212

Your trainer is:

Phil Laing

Phone: 0411205970

Email: phill@boatlicensing.com.au

Gold Coast North all the way down to Tweed River.


Location Course Dates

Next scheduled onwater practical test dates at Hope Harbour Marina

Course are run every week Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 7am-1pm approx

Extra course dates/times available for the holidays, please call to enquire.

Some above dates could be booked out, other dates may be available please contact me to register your course interest.

Boat & Jetski licence GIFT CERTIFICATES available anytime, please call to organise a voucher.

On water practical sessions Start 7am sharp to Finish approx 1pm meeting at the Little Spoon Kitchen/Cafe

Hope Harbour Marina, Hope Island.

Location Course Fees

Hi, I specialise in small groups of 2 - 4 people onboard only, this allows less pressure learning and earlier class finish times, with my 23yrs Licence training & assessment experience you are sure to get the best outcome possible. I hope to meet you onboard soon.
Regards Phil

Boat Licence online theory, onboard training & assessment $350 1 person

Pwc Licence online theory, onboard training & assessment $250 1 person

Combined Boat & Pwc Licence online theory, onboard training & assessment $550 1 person

I also offer Private tuition onboard your vessel and local waterway familiarisation $300-1st hour then $100/hr

*Note* An RMDL is a Pre-requisite to obtain the PWC Licence.

Extra Training if required $200 per session.

Extra Assessment if required $100

We would encourage everyone to obtain PRIOR Practical Driving experience if possible.

How to book in-

Step 1- Ring Phil to Book in the Practical Test Date.

Step 2- Enrol and complete our Free online theory training course.

Step 3- Join us on a nominated date to complete the last theory assessment & on water practical training & assessment.

#The Qld Boat & Pwc Licences are a lifetime licence current in every state.

Boating & fishing groups, Schools and clubs can be catered for, please contact me for custom packages and pricing.

Certificate re-issue fee $70ea

Boat & Pwc Licensing GIFT CERTIFICATES Available anytime, please call to organise a voucher.

Location Details

ALLSTATE BOAT LICENSING The No 1 Queensland BOATSAFE Approved Marine Training Organization leading our Industry since yr 2000

EXPERIENCE COUNTS! 23yrs Boat & Jetski licence training at Hope Island.
Let me help you become the safest skipper.

Gold Coast Boat & Jetski Licences are conducted every week at Hope Harbour Marina by an Approved, Respected Instructor with over 30 years in the Marine Industry.

Allstate Boat Licensing & Training Gold Coast is the #1 Approved Boat Safe training provider for the Northern Gold-coast and all areas down to Tweed Heads including but not limited too the following locations:

Hope Island, Southport, Tallebudgera, Tallebudgera valley, Mt Tamborine, Pimpama, Jacobs well, Ormeau, Oxenford, hollywell, Worongary, Bonogin, Coomera, Upper Coomera, Coomera Waters, Coombabah, Helensvale, Sanctuary Cove, Runaway Bay, Paradise Point, Biggera Waters, Benowa, Ashmore, Pacific Pines, Arundel, Main Beach, Nerang, Gaven, Bundall, Mermaid Beach, mermaid waters, Currumbin, Currumbin waters, Currumbin valley, Mudgeeraba, Tallai, Broadbeach, Broadbeach waters, Reedy Creek, Robina, Burleigh Heads, Tugun, Bilinga, Coolangatta, Kirra, Tweed Heads, Fingal, Cobaki, Bilambil, Bilambil Heights, Kingscliff, brunswick heads, Pottsville, Ocean Shores, Byron bay.

All candidates enrol into our FREE ONLINE easy to follow theory course, and book in to complete the on water practical test when convienient.

Theory Training & Assessment Approx (2-6hrs)

Practical Training & Assessment Approx (4-6hrs)

All subjects are covered in detail so candidates have required knowledge of all aspects of Safe, Practical Boating. The latest edition 'Safe Boating in Qld' books available for purchase.

Practical Training & Assessment is required for both Boat and Jetski licensing courses.

On the Gold Coast Training is conducted on one of the safest & most comfortable boats available, we use our 21ft BOSTON WHALER Outrage with 225hp V8 Mercury SEAPRO & SEADOO GTI 130 IBR with the latest safety features for your ease of learning, safety and enjoyment.

Both Qualifications are National and LIFETIME,

Please call me anytime to discuss how we can help you enjoy our fantastic boating lifestyle.

We can organize training at any location, please check options with your Trainer or use the" Locations Tab" at top of screen.

Private tuition onboard your own vessel also available.

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available please call to organise a voucher.

What To Bring

Please bring - Sun Protection- Hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Long sleeve shirt, Reading Glasses, Water, Towel, Wind Jacket, smiles and friends!

Identification ( Drivers Licence, Passport , Birth certificate, 18+ card )

Toilets, Food, Tea, Coffee and soft drinks available on-site.

Location Gallery


" Hi Phil, many thanks again for today, could you please add 'Very Professional' to my feedback sheet! Thank you Judi"

"Thanks again for today's course Phil, you explained everything very well and i can't wait to get out there now, Cheers Rod"

"Hello Phil, thank you for your patience today, you made the course very enjoyable i will recommend you to everybody. Thanks again Donna"

"Hi Phil, thanks for your expert knowledge today mate, we really enjoyed ourselves, regards Dave"

"Phil, Me and my wife Julia would like to thank you for a very educational day out today.....would definitely recommend to anyone,

Regards, Len & Julia"

Contact Your Trainer

Contact Form Phil Laing

Phil Laing

Boat Licence (RMDL) requirements

  • It is a requirement of Maritime Safety Queensland that a person be 16 years of age or older to be issued with a Recreational Marine Drivers Licence. A person may attend the training once they are 15 years and 6 months of age.
  • You must demonstrate you are competent to navigate and manage a recreational boat.
  • You must complete a Medical Disclosure Statement.
  • You must provide suitable identification.
  • It does not matter where you live, you can attend the training in any of the Allstate Locations
  • On successful completion of the course you will be issued with a Statement of Competency which must be validated at any Queensland Transport & Main Roads Customer Service Centre that issues marine licences. The Queensland Transport Licence fee is payable when your licence is issued.

Jetski (PWC) Licence requirements

  • You must hold a current and valid marine licence before being able to obtain a personal watercraft licence.
  • The PWC Licence training can be held on a different day to the boat licence training depending on local conditions.


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