Address: 51 Chancellor Drive, Urraween QLD 4655
Next course date
Courses Conducted Most Saturdays and some courses during the week numbers permitting
Other course dates - locations
Boat License Competency Training from $300
Jet Ski License Competency Training from $250
Boat and Jet Ski Combined from $500
$50 Replacement Certificate of Competency
We Offer Mid Week Courses numbers permitting
Weekend Courses most Saturdays
One on One Courses By arrangement additional fee applies
PLEASE contact me by mobile for a quick response 0418507750
TO FIND OUT THE NEXT AVAILABLE TRAINING DATE email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0418 507 750
(You must complete the online theory before attending a Practical day)
Large groups, schools and clubs contact us for custom packages
“The BoatSafe program management documents have been reviewed (1 September 2020) to provide a clearer framework for the BoatSafe trainers and outline MSQ's expectations for how our new boaties are being assessed as competent skippers.”
As published by Marine Safety Queensland https://www.msq.qld.gov.au/Licensing
As a result of the recent MSQ directive, please be aware of the increased cost of your Boat and/or PWC Licence Training and Assessment to meet MSQ requirements. Revised BoatSafe Rules are effective from 1 October 2020.
Online Theory incl. Practical Assessment
Boat Licence Course
$300 - 1 person
PWC Licence Course
$250 -1 person
Boat & PWC Licence Combined Course
$500 -1 person
PLEASE BE AWARE:- Reassessment fee - $100 per licence applicable where you do not pass 100% on both the theory validation questions and practical assessment.
You will be reassessed on a separate scheduled available course date
$200/hr on another day, includes Assessor and vessel costs
For multiple & larger groups, please inquire for special rates.
Once you have successfully completed the training course YOU DO NOT HAVE a licence to operate a recreational vessel.
You must take your Statement of Competency given to you following the completion of the course/s to a Queensland Transport & Main Roads Customer Service Center.
You have only 6 months from the date of issue of this Statement of Competency, for the issue or you licence/s. The current fee as of 1st July 2023 is $123.85 for the boat licence and $123.85 for the PWC (Jet Ski) Licence.
If you are applying for the issue of both licences the fee will be $247.70. There are no exams to complete at Queensland Transport & Main Roads.
$50 Replacement Certificate of Competency
Payment is cash or credit card on the day when attending the course (must be master or visa not eftposcard)
Servicing the Hervey Bay region Chris has extensive knowledge of the waterways and surrounding area to get you up to speed with the local tips and tricks to navigating the local area. He has been working in the maritime industry since 2016 based out of Hervey bay and over 25 years of recreational boating around Australia. After years of running Boab Boats in Hervey Bay he has seen most of the common aspects of boating that people get wrong! from this we can teach you the right way to do things.
You will be dealing with an organization with an enviable reputation, leading the boat licence Industry in quality course delivery and total customer satisfaction.
Formal training is compulsory for vessels powered by a motor over 4.5kW (6hp) and for a Jet Ski. This is a condition set by Maritime Safety Queensland. Your training covers all aspects of recreational boating which includes legislation requirements and practical skills.
At the end of the training you will be required to undertake a theory exam to be deemed competent. Once you have completed the training, you will be issued with a statement of competency which is not your licence. You must present the statement of competency, a licence application form and acceptable evidence of identity in person at a Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads customer service centre within six months of the date of issue of the statement of competency.
Remember Allstate Boat Licensing provides training and assessment for jet ski licences also.
We Offer our Training in The Hervey Bay Region
Urangan Boat Harbour
Identification eg drivers license 18+
Sunscreen / towel / hat whatever you need to protect you from the sun
Any medical requirements or medications needed for the trip on the water
Results of your online assessments if you have completed online learning
Shoes that are safe for the marine environment not thongs
You will need to have a basic level of mobility to be able to board the vessel and disembark and do the minimal activities
Bring along some water or fluids suitable and snacks
Covid-19 additional equipment - As there are times were we can not be more than 1.5m apart some sort of face mask is required (fishing neck buff/scarf is fine)