Address: Mackay, Queensland
Your Mackay trainer is John, who has extensive knowledge and experience of the marine industry and licensing requirements . He is a commercial skipper who spent his early days of boating and fishing on the waters of Moreton Bay and the Gold Coast. He gained additional sea time working throughout Queensland in the Boating and Fisheries Patrol. John is well qualified to provide the BoatSafe training and will put you at ease when attending the training.
Bookings are essential and the training will not proceed if sufficient people are not attending the boat or PWC licence training.
As enrolments are taken, course dates may become unavailable. These changes will not be show immediately in this calendar.
Weight restrictions apply to the use of the trainers PWC (Jet Ski).
Note Weather conditions or some other unforeseen event may require a course to be cancelled or rescheduled.
Course dates for online boat licence training & assessment for;
Saturday, 10th - 2 places are currently available
Sunday, 11th - is fully booked
Wednesday, 14th - 4 places are currently available
Saturday, 17th - 4 places are currently available
Saturday, 24th - 4 places are currently available ( for this course it will be necessary to attend between 5.30pm and 7.15pm on Friday, 23rd April 2021 to complete the theory assessment)
Sunday, 2nd - 4 places are currently available
Course dates for online PWC (Jet Ski) licence training & assessment for;
Friday, 9th - 3 places are currently available
Tuesday, 13th - 2 places are currently available
Sunday, 18th - 1 place is currently available
Tuesday, 20th - 3 places are currently available
Course fees include the theory assessment, practical training and practical assessment.
ONLINE COURSE FEES
Boat Licence Course - $300 - each person
Jet Ski Licence Course - $300 each person
Boat & Jet Ski Licence Combined Course - $550 each person - not currently available
Practical reassessment - $100 each person
Extra practical training - $150 per hour – each person
All payments are to be made prior to attending the training or at the commencement of training.
EFTPOS facilities are not available
Once you have successfully completed the training you do not have a licence to operate your vessel. You must take your paperwork to a Queensland Transport & Main Roads Customer Service Centre, within 6 months of the date of issue of the Statement of Competency, for the issue or you licence/s. The current fee is $114.90 for the boat licence and $114.90 for the PWC (Jet Ski) Licence. There are no exams to complete at Qld. Transport & Main Roads.
Contact John on 0413049656 for custom packages for large groups, Schools and Clubs
Your training in Mackay for a Recreational Marine Drivers Licence (RMDL) or Personal Water Craft Licences (PWCL) will commence at Mackay Auto-Tech, 28 Victoria Street (corner Tennyson Street) Mackay.
Entry to Mackay Auto-Tech is via Victoria Street, Mackay
When you are at Mackay Auto-Tech you will complete paperwork, be provided with a refresher of the online theory training and complete the theory assessment.
The practical training and assessment will follow and this will generally be from the Pioneer River boat ramp on River Street, Mackay.
The boat ramp is located about 800 metres from Mackay Auto-Tech.
Please refer to the training calendar for current dates for boat and jet ski licensing.
Minimum enrolments are required for a course to proceed.
Gift Certificates are not provided at this location.
Contact John for details are 0413 049 656 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
If it is necessary to provide your own PWC (Jet Ski), it must comply with the registration and safety equipment requirements of Maritime Safety Queensland and must have current comprehensive and third party insurance and must be registered in the users name. Sea Doo Sparks are not approved by Maritime Safety Qld for the purpose of obtaining a PWC Licence.
It is your responsibility to provide your own meals and bottled water.
Please bring suitable identification e.g. Photo Driver's Licence or Photographic ID or ID bearing signature of Candidate.
It is recommended that you bring a change of clothes and towel especially in wet weather or when attending the PWC Licence Training.