Meet All the Requirements for Obtaining A NSW
Boat or PWC Licence in One Day!

A place to learn boating
Whether you're looking to obtain a New South Wales Boat Licence or PWC Licence, a Victorian Marine Licence, having your first experience at the helm or, aiming to improve your boating skills, we can help. The National Maritime College (NMC) provides comprehensive hands-on practical training on all types of recreational vessels - large or small, sail or power. On the water, online or ashore, we do not compromise on quality and our friendly knowledgeable, qualified Master trainers will support you during every step of your training voyage, regardless of your experience or ability. Find out more about us »

How To Gain A NSW Boat Or PWC Licence

You can meet all the requirements for obtaining a NSW Boat or PWC Licence by attending a one day course. No further testing or training is needed on completion of the course.
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A marine radio tops a mobile phone out on the water and it is supported by a complete safety system. Operators can respond to or send a distress call, call for assistance or, receive weather and navigation warnings. NMC offers marine radio examination, invigilation services and marine radio courses.
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NSW Boat and PWC Licence Courses

The National Maritime College offers Boat and PWC licence  courses in the Sydney metropolitan area, coastal and regional NSW.
You'll learn local boating rules, how to dock and secure a vessel alongside, plot a course using GPS, successfully anchor, rescue a person overboard and more. We'll also show you how to use safety equipment onboard. Boat Licence Theory Course Price: $240.00. You can also opt to complete the complete Boat and PWC Licence together in the one course. Price: $295.00. Invite two or more to join you and everyone will get a group booking discount.(Conditions may apply) Gift vouchers available year-round. Check out Sydney boat licence course dates and locations.

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What others have to say

Here's a few words from people who have completed our courses

Engaging with real-life experiences

" The College crew were fantastic. This was not your dry, run of the mill boat licence course, the trainer engaged us with real life examples making the lessons far easier to grasp. It was obvious the trainer was experienced and passionate about boating.
- Matt

Informative hands-on practical

" The trainer perceived exactly my areas of concern, helped me to relax and really took the time and effort to ensure that I gained some skill as well as general boating knowledge. I began to gain a grasp the principles of boating, feeling the wind and current and gaining confidence while learning how to dock the training boat."
- Julie

Maritime First Aid


First aid training for seafarers and recreational boaters

Learn valuable life-saving skills necessary to manage illness and injuries on board until further medical or rescue assistance arrives.
Aimed at anyone who enjoys boating, works in the maritime industry and is passionate about saving lives at sea, this STCW compliant, internationally recognised first aid training is a must for recreational boaters (power or sail), commercial or racing crew and offshore sailors. Flexible course options. Attend for one, two, three or five days depending on the level on training you need.

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