FAQs

Got questions? We have the answers.

  1. On this Website click any ‘Make a booking’. Button.
  2. Choose your course from drop down list box. RMDL, PWCL Weekday or Weekend.
  3. Choose your practical day on the interactive calendar. (First number is bookings/second number is total courses – example 2/7 means 2 places booked from 7 available)
  4. Pay via PayPal as a guest.  No requirement to be a member. Visa and Mastercard accepted.
  5. If you prefer NOT to use PayPal we accept payment direct to ANZ bank call Lee 0414747873
  6. Make sure you receive your confirmation email and read the important information.
  7. Complete your included online theory on the URL within your confirmation email.
  8. Remember 72 hours’ notice required for any changes to booking, to avoid extra fees.
  9. Complete your online theory course 100% before arriving at your on water practical day.
Arrive promptly at VMR Southport training rooms at designated time (Normally 7am). You will firstly complete your CAT (Common Assessment Test) multi choice quiz in the classroom setting. Then on successful completion of CAT you will be doing your training and assessment on the Boat or PWC. Day normally starts at 7am and completes mid-afternoon.

WARNING – Buyer Beware!!

  • Read this before you decide which BoatSafe™ company to book!!
  • Not all BoatSafe™ providers are equal.
  • Don’t find yourself one of 8 or more strangers packed onto a small boat all day!!!
  • Don’t pay EXTRA for your ONLINE THEORY or Unexpected booking changes!!
  • Boat Licence Queensland (BLQ) are special because: –
  • Max student to trainer ration 3 to 1.
  • No packed boats of strangers. Lots of practice and Helm time.
  • ALL online theory included in BLQ advertised prices.
  • Shortest day possible. On water practical day starts around 9am finishes early afternoon.
  • New airconditioned marine training room – Start your day at 7am with free hot drinks.
  • New BRIG RIB boats and New Seadoo GTI training vessels.
  • Everyone seated inside boat on padded seats. Sunshade, water, and sunscreen provided.
  • Trainers and Assessor’s highly experienced Master <24m or higher commercial current Skippers.
  • No Fees for second session/day practical task failures.
  • Highest 5 star only rated single BoatSafe™ operation in Queensland. Check our reviews!!

If you are under 16 you will need to have your parent or guardian sign your application form. Please reach out to BLQ for a copy of BLQ application form.

We are passionate about Marine Training. We always want to help you obtain your marine licences. BLQ allow a FREE second day attempt of unsatisfactory CAT or Practical assessments – conditions and notice periods apply – information can be found here – Variations and Charges from Standard Bookings

Yes you can download it by clicking here

Yes.

Yes unless you change your residential address to a different state.

No not in Queensland, it is a lifetime qualification.

Yes, you will need to take the final certificate given to you after your practical assessment to a QLD Transport office and get them to add it to your license. However, it is a stand-alone license so you do not require a car license to hold a marine license.

Yes, you will need to take the final certificate given to you after your practical assessment to a QLD Transport office and get them to add it to your license. However, it is a stand-alone license so you do not require a car license to hold a marine license.

All recreational vessels yes.

Contact Us and we will get one to you.

16 years of age – You can complete our course from 15 years 6 months ready to get your licence on your 16th birthday

Please plan your clothing for the weather. Please Note: 

  • Water, Tea and Coffee supplied
  • No food outlets at location

We recommend:

  • A hat
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Packed lunch and snacks
  • Spray and windproof boat clothes
  • Change of clothes
  • Wetsuit if you have for PWC
  • Your QLD Government Drivers License
  • Your Online Theory Completion Certificate

Yes, you can, provided you are under the direct supervision of a licensed driver and Not towing a person such as water skiing.

Get your boat and jetski licence in 3 easy steps

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Can’t find a day? Go back to services. Weekends and Standard days are listed separately. We’re open 7 days a week. Lots of free spaces!

Please note:
2/6 means there are 2 places booked and 4 places available. All bookings are entered individually even if you are booking as a group.

You will only secure the booking if payment is made through this form via Paypal. If preferred to pay direct to bank. Please contact us here: