The Sydney boating licence theory session runs over 2 hours.

On successful completion, participants receive a certificate, whereupon a licence can be issued. No further testing is required.

Sydney Boating Licence Courses are designed for everyone, (ages 12 and up welcome). Getting your licence is easy!  We deliver courses in Sydney for you to get your boat licence sooner. A certificate will be issued the same day for you to present for the immediate issuing of your boating licence.

Courses are run all over Sydney in locations such as Surry Hills, Blacktown, Liverpool, Campbelltown, Penrith, Windsor, Parramatta, Hurstville, Bankstown, Taren Point, Brighton, Chatswood, Wisemans Ferry, North Sydney, Pittwater, Mona Vale, Narrabeen, Manly and many more locations. Call to find the course closest to you!

Those with a boat licence who want the Jet Ski upgrade can get it done too. We make it easy so you can go riding without hassle ASAP! See here for more info.

Happy Sydney boat licence people.

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Proof of Identity is Required

Each individual sitting the safe boating course MUST provide Proof of Identity (POI). A current NSW drivers license is acceptable. Other POI may also be acceptable, see the POI brochure for details.

General Young Adult Licence

Young adult licences are available for persons aged between 12 years and under 16 years of age. For young adult applicants only, POI requirements can be met by providing their full birth certificate (original or certified copy).

Young adult applicants must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must sign a declaration consenting to the young adult obtaining a boat licence. The parent/legal guardian must also provide acceptable POI documents.

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Applicants With Special Needs

You must be able to communicate orally and in writing in English. If you have difficulties in this regard we recommend that you contact Boating Licence Course or visit your local NSW Maritime office who will arrange an appointment with an interpreter.

Boating Handbook

A free copy of this handbook is mailed to our clients. The NSW Maritime’s Boating Handbook provides essential boating information for operating on NSW waters. It is recommended that you read through the literature provided prior to sitting the test.

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Assessment Policy

There is an assessment within the course, it is in the format of multiple choice. It’s my goal and I hope for you to pass the course and the assessment. To assist you, I have a boating study book available, for convenience a copy is downloadable on this website. Remember it is a requirement, to have your Proof of Identity.

Re-assessment Policy

From time to time people may be required to retest I will do this free of charge and on the same day. After this, if further training and assessment are required I may give you an invitation to return, this would be without repaying the course fees a small retest fee may be applicable. You will not pay the courses fees again.

Refund Policy

In the event that you cannot attend the course, refunds are not available.


We have incurred costs to deliver the original booking. Trainers have been paid and venues have been booked. Due to this, rescheduling is not available.

We may however offer discounted tickets during the off-peak season for those who missed their original course.

From time to time I may need to reschedule a course, but in the event that a course is totally cancelled by me you have the option of transferring to another course, or to a full refund.


You have not been charged any GST, There is no GST within our fee

Complaints Policy

You can make a complaint by contacting Boating Licence Course in writing at:  PO Box 2903 Taren Point  NSW  2229

Or via email at

Topics Covered:

Sailingworld pty ltd Registered as # 91229 who is trading as Boating Licence Course. This course is based upon the national syllabus of boating education designed to prevent boating incidents and save lives. We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The package being supplied consists of the following five units:

MEM50008B – Carry out trip preparation and planning

MEM50009B -Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat

MEM50010B – Respond to boating emergencies and incidents

SISOPWC201A – Select and maintain a personal water craft (if doing PWC)

SISOPWC202A – Demonstrate simple personal water craft skills in controlled conditions (if doing PWC)

This is a great package as you are being supplied and trained in all the five units above. There are different pathways included within the package.

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