ONLINE LEARNING Now Available
Why people use us ...
Australian Boat Safe Licence College is approved by Queensland Transport to conduct Maritime Safety Queensland's Boatsafe Licence course.
Our years of hands-on experience as Masters of commercial vessels far surpasses those of our competitors. Our Principal, Captain Gordon Petersen, founded the Boatsafe Training Association of Queensland, and is currently the Hon. Secretary. Rodney Petersen, Senior Trainer, is the Vice President.
As an industry leader, our promise is to provide the highest standard of professional training in order for you to stay safe on the water. Our detailed but user-friendly boat and jetski licence training program has an extremely high success rate.
Our customers have a fun day, learn valuable boating skills utilising quality equipment and tools, and receive great service and value for money.
Australian Boat Safe Licence College is a safety conscious training College, and as such, we donate $10 from your booking to VOLUNTEER MARINE RESCUE (VMR).
Complete your training with us and receive our "Fisherman's Bonus" GPS Fishing Marks! (see FREE GPS Marks)
Please note: A Licence cannot be issued to persons under 16 years of age, however you can complete your training with us at 15yrs and 6mths, and submit your "Competency" Certificate/s to Queensland Transport on or after your 16th birthday ("Competency" Certificates expire after 6 months).
NB: You MUST hold a Recreational Boat Licence in order to train for your Jetski Licence. If you don't already have a Boat Licence, we offer SAME DAY Boat & Jetski Licence training & assessment.
4 Steps to BoatSafe
Make a booking - use the Bookings Form on our "Bookings" page, phone or email
Choose EITHER Option 1 - ONLINE LEARNING or Option 2 - FACE-TO-FACE (see options below)
Complete your Course & receive your "Statement of Competency"
Submit your "Statement of Competency" to any Queensland Transport office within 6 months of course completion date
You are now licensed for a life-time, legal and ready to have fun on the water!
OPTION 1 - ONLINE LEARNING
SAVE TIME IN THE CLASSROOM - DO YOUR THEORY ONLINE ...
Spend a few hours completing the theory component online at home at your own pace (see our link online learning) . You will need to REGISTER, create a PASSWORD, select your course from the COURSE SELECTION page, watch the videos and complete the theory questions. Then simply make a booking with us for your theory exam and practical on-water training & assessments. (N.B. Our ONLINE LEARNING course works best using GOOGLE "CHROME" as your Web Browser.)
On-Site course times are as follows:
Boat ONLY 8am - 10.30am approx
Boat & Jetski 8am - 11.30am approx
Jetski ONLY 10am - 11.30am approx
Week Days - afternoon session (Southport ONLY)
Boat ONLY 12.30pm - 3pm approx
Boat & Jetski 12.30pm - 4pm approx
Jetski ONLY 2.00pm - 4pm approx
Boat ONLY 10am - 12.30pm approx
Boat & Jetski 10am - 1.30pm approx
Jetski ONLY 12noon - 1.30pm approx
See our link "Calendar" for ONLINE LEARNING course dates.
OPTION 2 - FACE-TO-FACE LEARNING plus "Pre-Assessments" short study at home (weekends ONLY)
Spend a little more than an hour at home completing our "Pre-Assessments" and bring them with you to your course. The "Pre-Assessments" are designed for our Clients to gain some underpinning knowledge prior to training. This course involves classroom time with your Trainer before your theory exam and practical on-water training & assessments.
Course times are as follows:
Boat ONLY 8am - 2pm approx
Boat & Jetski 8am - 3pm approx
Jetski ONLY 12noon - 2pm approx
See our link "Calendar" for FACE-TO-FACE course dates.
* Download the "Pre-Assessments" from our individual course pages: Boat Licence; SAME DAY Boat & Jetski Licences