Boat & Jet Ski Licence

The BoatSafe Recreation Marine Driver Licence

We provide Boat and Jetski Licence training and assessment to anyone who
wants to get their Recreational Marine Drivers Licence ( RMDL) or their Personal
Watercraft Licence (PWC)
We are a “BoatSafe” approved organisation, running “BoatSafe approved courses
in conjunction with Maritime Safety Queensland and Queensland Transport and.
We will provide you with the safest and most up to date training and assessment.
Allowing you to enjoy your Boat or Jetski in the safest and most enjoyable way
possible.

1

CHOOSE A DATE

Decide on a date that suits you and contact BJL to book or use our online booking system. Due to new Government Regulations course numbers are limited and our courses are booked out weeks in advance. To save disappointment book
now!

2

START YOUR ONLINE TRAINIG

Start your online theory training 2 weeks before the date you have booked. This allows you plenty of time to complete the course and still have it fresh in your mind.

3

PRE-COURSE TUITION

Organise for on water pre course tuition! Not a prerequisite but is encouraged by MSQ and highly advisable and if you are new to the boating world or want to refresh your skills before the big day. Call BJL now to make a time. We also advise downloading the latest “BoatSafe workbook” to help with your
theory knowledge and understanding of the current Maritime Laws.

https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/-/media/busind/accreditations/BoatSafe/BoatSafe_Wkbk_6thEd.pdf?la=en)

4

COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE TRAINING

You must have completed your online theory training before you attend your practical training and assessment, and a copy of your completed course certificate must be sent to BJL before attending. A screenshot or photo will be sufficient.
A 48hr notice of cancellation and a 24hr notice to reschedule will be enforced due to the high demand for training. Any cancellation or rescheduling that has not conformed to this will forfeit any deposit paid up to 50% of the Licence cost.
NO SHOWS will forfeit all monies paid

 

5

CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING

Call or message BJL to confirm your date, time and location of your Boat and Jetski Licence training.

6

TRAINING DAY

Try to arrive at least 15 minutes early for your training. Please contact BJL if you are running late. 24hrs notice required for cancellation. Less than 24hr cancellation will result in forfeiture or 50% of fees. No show will result in total forfeiture of all fees.

7

THEORY ASSESSMENT

100% Pass rate required to be deemed competent. Students who are unsuccessful on their first attempt will be retrained in the areas they have answered incorrectly and be provided with the opportunity to be reassessed on the incorrect questions. Students who have not achieved 100% on their second attempt must undertake further training and
assessment on a different day.

8

PRACTICAL TRAINING

Students are taken out onto the water to complete practical training. Instruction will be given on all areas of practically and safely manoeuvring a boat or jetski. You will also be trained in many extras such as “Parking 101” a great way to ensure that you never damage your pride and joy while “parking”.

9

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT

Students will be assessed individually on the skills that they have just learnt and are required to possess to obtain their licence. Training and assessment components of the practical are completed separately. A student is entitled to one assessment per day. If the student is deemed not yet competent, they will be provided with feedback on their performance and will be required to rebook for further training and assessment.
Students will be provided with a Practical Assessment Statement (PAS)
which is to be signed by both student and trainer.
Click on the links to see what is required. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBSliXLz-8Y&feature=youtu.be

https://www.publications.qld.gov.au/dataset/recreational-boating-and-fishing

 

10

OBTAIN LICENCE

Students will then need to attend a Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) office or a QGAP office in regional areas. You will need to take your signed PAS and provide photo identification. TMR will charge a fee for processing your licence application.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy Support

If any there are learning difficulties or language barriers, please call BJL
to discuss options PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE COURSE.

Your instructor can arrange to alternative solutions if required .