NSW Powerboat Licence


The course is 1 day in total and is reflected in the following order:


  • 10 October 2021
  • 23 October 2021
  • 07 November 2021
  • 20 November 2021
  • 05 December 2021
  • 18 December 2021


  • 08 January 2022
  • 16 January 2022
  • 29 January 2022
  • 13 February 2022
  • 26 February 2022
  • 13 March 2022
  • 26 March 2022
  • 10 April 2022
  • 30 April 2022
  • 22 May 2022
  • 19 June 2022

***If you have a group of 2 or more please contact us and we can organise a private course on your preferred date.***


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AUD $300

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NSW Powerboat Licence Theory Session & Test

NSW Powerboat & PWC Course Information

This course is conducted by Sydney Powerboat Academy.

Sydney Powerboat Academy, ABN 19 609 598 674 is an authorised Nominated Representative of NSW Fishing Industry Training Committee Ltd, ABN 64 002 693 28, RTO 90440 and is approved by NSW Maritime to provide practical boat training and/or knowledge testing for the NSW general boat driving licence and PWC driving licence.

Course Information

The course starts at 9.00am and runs for approximately 5 to 6 hours. This includes the theory seminar, test and practical training. When you have successfully completed one of our comprehensive GENERAL BOAT and/or PWC (Jet Ski) safety training programs and test you will be eligible to apply for the applicable licence with Service NSW. You will be provided with an application form (completed at the course) and must present this at Service NSW along with paying the appropriate licence fee.

About the Exam

  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • First 20 questions must all be answered correctly
  • Next 30 questions must have 24 correct answers
  • If you fail the first attempt a second attempt may be made immediately. If you fail the second attempt you may resit at a later date at any of our courses or at our office at no extra charge. You can also attend any of our theory seminars at no cost if you feel you need further training.

NSW Powerboat & PWC Course Costs

NSW Boat Licence Costs

  • NSW Boat Licence Course: $300
  • Theory Seminar & Test ONLY: $140* (candidates must be completing the log book method on a vessel as per RMS website)

* Young adults (12-15 years) a $20 discount applies.

PWC (Jet Ski) Licence Costs

  • PWC Stand Alone Course: $95* (candidates must already hold a NSW Boat Licence in order to complete the PWC Licence)
  • PWC Course, added to Theory Seminar & Test ONLY: $80 (candidates must be completing the log book method on a vessel as per RMS website)
  • NSW Boat & PWC Licence can be taken on the same day: $370*

* Young adults (12-15 years) a $20 discount applies.

Onsite group training can be provided at your venue, discounts may apply please make an inquiry using the contact us page.

Training Location

Newport address: 2 Queens Parade, Newport NSW, 2106 CLICK HERE

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