Gold Coast Boat Licences offers a ‘special’ for both Boat and Jetski licence courses for $495. A further discount of $100 per person is offered for 2 people or more. Courses start at 8.30am – Monday to Sunday at the Kawasaki shop at 332 Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters. Boat practicals are conduced a new Onyx 5.8mtr inflatable vessel with a 115hp Mercury 4-stroke outboard engine (see photo below). Jetski practicals are conducted on a new Kawasaki Ultra 160hp model (see photo below).
You can choose either Online study, usually takes 2-3 hours to complete or approx 6 hours for classroom instruction which includes, Theory, Practical time on the water, the 50 multiple choice questions that need to be completed to gain your Recreational Marine Drivers Licence (RMDL) and/or the 20 multple questions for the Jetski Licence.
Online Study is the most popular and preferred choice of study. Choosing online study means on the day you book, you only have to complete a multiple choice exam and the on water practicals.(approx 2-3 hrs, times are based on students having some boat experience, some inexperienced students may require more training to be competent). Scroll down or Click here to watch a boat practical video demonstration and/or Scroll down or Click here to watch a Jet Ski practical video demonstration of what will be required on the day to be competent on the boat and/or the Jetski practical assessment. Online study needs to be completed prior to arriving on the day you apply for your licence. Online study costs $25 for both Boat and Jetski courses, which is charged separately by the company who runs the online courses.
$15 for Boat, $10 for Jetski if doing individual online courses.