Gift Certificate

1. How do I redeem my gift certificate – it keeps asking for payment?

Go to our site and select the course date. Enter your details and register – DO NOT PAY – BUT you must:

Either ring 0413432264 or email us with your Name, date selected and voucher number – and we will go in and approve your booking.

Marine Boat / PWC licence course.

This course can be completed in classroom or through our online learning portal with online testing.

1. How long is the  Classroom Licence course?

The course is conducted over 4 hours.

There is a power point session with many boating videos to explain all the rules and regulations in everyday terms.   This lasts about 3 1/4 hours.

The remaining ¾ hour is for the tests.

You receive your certificate to take to VicRoads at this session.

2. What happens with an Online licence course?

You enroll for the  date of the test session.

Once you have registered and paid you immediately, via an email, get access to our online learning  —  videos,  presentation,  practice questions etc.  You can now do this at home whenever you want, over and over, until the test time.

At the test session you connect to us via your Laptop/Computer  equipped with a camera, on ZOOM.  We talk you through the process for the session and then observe you completing the multiple choice test on-screen. You need to allow approximately 1 and 1/2 hours for this session. Your certificate is then posted to you or you can arrange to collect.

2. How old must I be?

  • Ages 12  to 15 years can get a “Restricted Marine Licence”
    (Restricted to certain speeds and operating situations as explained on the course)
  • 16 years of age and over can obtain a “General Marine Licence”
  • Jetski endorsement is recognised at 16 years of age.
    (Jetski endorsement can be sat for at 15 years of age, but it IS NOT recognised until you are 16)

3. How much does the Licence course cost?

Marine Boat and PWC/Jetski licence and Restricted Licence (under 16 y o) Course is $130,  as both the course and the testing is the same.
There is no extra charge for the PWC(JetSki) Endorsement

PWC (JetSki) Endorsement Only  $90 – for those who already have a General Marine (Boat) licence.

Classroom and Online courses are the same price.

4. What does the testing consist of?

There are two tests available at the end of the course.  The first is the Marine Boat Licence Course test, then, once passed, and if required, the second is the PWC (JetSki) Endorsement.

5. What happens if I don’t pass the test?

If this should happen, then you will be given a second test.

If you are unsuccessful with the second test also, then you can attend any of our courses FREE of charge.

6. What do I need to bring to the course?

Just bring CASH or CREDIT CARD for the course fee and your IDENTIFICATION.

Some snacks, a drink bottle and a pen.

7. What Identification do I need to bring to the Course?

In summary,  it is your DRIVER’S LICENCE.

If you do not have a drivers licence,  then you need two forms of identification.



Secondly:    your MEDICARE CARD or SCHOOL ID Card

(for detailed information about Identification, if you do not have the above, please check our website)

8. Do I get the licence at the course?

No. Once you have passed the tests, you will be handed a Safe Transport Victoria Certificate of Attainment.   You must take this certificate to VicRoads to get your licence.

When going to VicRoads:

  • There are no more tests,
  • No need to make an appointment,
  • Take the certificate along with your Identification,
  • Have your photograph taken,
  • Pay your 1 or 5 year renewable licence fee and


**Important – you must use the receipt provided to you from VicRoads as a temporary licence until the actual plastic arrives in the mail.

9. How long does the certificate last?

You must go to VicRoads within 12 months from the date you attended our course, as printed on the certificate.

Peninsula Boat Training CANNOT extend a certificate expiry date. You will be required to re-sit the test if your Certificate of Attainment has expired.

10. What are the fees to be paid at VicRoads?

The fee for your licence is for either a 1 or 5 year period. After that you can renew licence in a way similar to your car licence.

  • check VicRoads website for current fees

11. Can you come to our house to run a course for our friends?

No. There are strict Safe Transport Victoria rules as to where Marine Licence Courses can be held. They must be a conducted at a commercial premises that comply with all OH&S requirements.