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Boat Licence

Maritime and Safety Training offers same day, practical boat licencing courses across metropolitan and regional NSW and Victoria

Boat Licence Course for NSW

It is now a requirement of NSW RMS to complete practical, on-water training as a compulsory practical component to obtaining a Boat Licence. Our training options are listed below. Give us a call on 1300 302 123 if you need help in deciding which option is best for you, your family or your group.

For dates, times and locations see our 'Venues' page.

General Boat Licence
General Boat Licence

About the course

Duration: Approximately 3 hours for seminar and test plus 2 hours on water training. When you have successfully completed one of our comprehensive GENERAL BOAT safety training programs and exam, you will obtain an application for licence (completed at the course). Present the application along with the licence fee and completed logbook to NSW Government Service Centre. This will qualify you for a GENERAL BOAT LICENCE without further testing.

About the logbook

There are 2 ways to complete your logbook:


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Maritime and Safety Training Victoria

Recognised by Transport Safety Victoria as an accredited training provider. We can provide you with everything you need to get your Victorian Boat Licence by attending one of our Victorian Boat Licence Courses.

Based in Albury/Wodonga and on the Mornington Peninsula we are willing and able to travel to almost anywhere in Victoria to run a Victorian Boat Licence Course for you. Minimum numbers may apply.

About The Course

The Boating Safety Course (BSC), revision and licence exam is conducted in a friendly and relaxed environment, typically taking about 4 to 4½ hours. Our BSC is the ideal way to learn what is expected of you in order to pass the licence exam and get your Victorian Boat Licence.

Once you have successfully completed our comprehensive MARINE (BOAT) training program you will be issued with a ‘Transport Safety Victoria – Certificate Of Attainment For Marine Licence Training’. This certificate is valid for 12 months from the date of issue. Simply present your Certificate of Attainment at your local Vic Roads Office, along with the Marine Licence fee and you will be issued with your Victorian Marine Licence. There are no further courses or exams to complete.

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Marine Licence

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