Welcome to Adam’s Boat Course

Marine Licence Training

Adam’s Boat Course offers a 4 hour course (including assessment) for the compulsory Victorian marine licence (boat) and Personal Watercraft (PWC/Jetski) endorsement. $130 to complete training for both. Bookings Essential. Catering to all ages 12 years and upward. No prior knowledge, study or experience necessary.

Telephone enquiries or bookings are welcome 7 days a week between 9:30am to 8pm by calling 0422 993 844.

Our Prices:

$130 for Boat or Boat & PWC (Jetski). All Venues.

$90 for Jetski only (must have a boat licence for this option) All Venues.

 We currently offer three types of courses:

Hybrid Courses

These courses consist of online training with face to face assessment.

Watch approximately 3 hours of videos online in your own time before your assessment date.

Then attend your assessment session where your trainer will go over some revision & answer some questions. You will then complete the assessment under test conditions. This takes approximately 1.5hours & you’ll be given your certificate on the day.

Online Courses

These courses consist of online training followed by assessment over Zoom video conference.

Watch approximately 3 hours of videos online in your own time before your assessment date.

Then attend your online Zoom assessment session where your trainer will go over some revision & answer some questions. You will then complete the assessment under test conditions. This takes approximately 2 hours and we’ll post your certificate to you.

Face to Face Courses

These courses are all done in person at one of our convenient training locations.

Your trainer will take you through everything you need to know to pass your assessment, then answer some questions.

You will then complete the assessment under test conditions.

This all takes approximately 4hours & you’ll be given your certificate on the day.

Upcoming courses

Hybrid Courses

Our hybrid courses run as a 2-part process:

Training – this consists of several videos to be watched in your own time. You need to view these prior to your assessment, they can be watched at any time that suits you prior to your assessment (the videos will expire just prior to the beginning of your assessment). This takes approximately 3 hours.

Assessment – this is a face to face session. Your Trainer will go over some revision, and you will have a chance to ask questions. You will then complete the assessment under test conditions. This takes approximately 1.5hours.

Online Courses

Our online courses run as a 2-part process: 

Training – this consists of several videos to be watched in your own time. You need to view these prior to your assessment, they can be watched at any time that suits you prior to your assessment (the videos will expire just prior to the beginning of your assessment). This takes approximately 3 hours.

Assessment – this is a live online session via Zoom. You will need to login at a scheduled assessment time where you will then have your identity confirmed. Your Trainer will go over some revision, and you will have a chance to ask questions. You will then complete the assessment under test conditions. This takes approximately 2hours.

Face to Face Courses

These courses are all done in person at one of our convenient training locations.

Your trainer will take you through everything you need to know to pass your assessment, then answer some questions.

You will then complete the assessment under test conditions.

This all takes approximately 4 hours & you’ll be given your certificate on the day.

Ferntree Gully

Hook Up Bait and Tackle Shop. 4/718 Burwood Highway Ferntree Gully, 3156

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Due to COVID number restrictions, these courses are prepaid only

Campbellfield

Allura boats, 1/32 Amcor Way, Campbellfield 3061

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Due to COVID number restrictions, these courses are prepaid only

Ringwood

(Compleat Angler Fishing Shop)

Compleat Angler Fishing Shop. 27 New Street, Ringwood 3134

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More courses coming soon

Berwick

Berwick RSL. 17 Langmore Lane, Berwick 3806

More courses coming soon

Frankston

North Frankston Scout Hall. 12R Bursaria Cres, Frankston North 3200

More courses coming soon

Greensborough

Greensborough & District Angling Club. 161 Para Rd, Greensborough 3088

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More courses coming soon

Coburg

Coburg RSL. 323 Sydney Rd, Coburg 3058. (Parking at Rear)

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More courses coming soon

Sunshine

Glengala Hotel Sunshine - 214 Glengala Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020

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More courses coming soon

Rosebud

Rosebud Secondary College. 245 Eastbourne Rd, Rosebud 3939. Enter via Boneo Rd.

More courses coming soon

Somerton

Somerton - Projet Performance, Factory 10/11-13 North Park Drive, Somerton 3062

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More courses coming soon

Geelong

Geelong & District Anglers Club 9 Yuille Street, Geelong West, 3218

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More courses coming soon

Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale RSL. 2 Bairnsdale-Forge Creek Rd, Bairnsdale 3875

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More courses coming soon

Traralgon

Traralgon RSL. 109-115 Grey Street Traralgon. 3844

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More courses coming soon

Wantirna

(5 minutes from Ringwood)

Knox Boat Fishing Club. Schultz Reserve Pavillion. Kingloch Pde, Wantirna 3152

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More courses coming soon

Mildura

Mildura Band Hall, 99 Eighth Street, Mildura, VIC 3500

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More courses coming soon

Wodonga

Felltimber Community Centre Melrose Drv & Felltimber Creek Rd, West Wodonga 3690

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More courses coming soon

Book now

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Get in touch

If you’ve got any questions, click here to get in touch. We’re happy to answer any & all of your questions!

Welcome to Adam’s Boat Course

Adam’s Boat Course offer a 4 hour course (including assessment) for the compulsory Victorian marine licence (boat) and PWC (jet ski) endorsement. Catering to all ages 12 years and upward. No prior knowledge, study or experience necessary.

We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 41236) approved by Transport Safety Victoria and comply with all National Training Standards.

Our trainers are experienced & professional & will guide you through the course in a relaxed environment.

We offer courses all around Victoria: Ferntree Gully, Ringwood, Wantirna, Berwick, Rosebud, Mornington, Sale, Warragul, Orbost, Morwell, Churchill, Traralgon, Gippsland, Mildura, Wodonga, Frankston, Bairnsdale, Geelong, Bellarine and the Surf Coast. Other areas are available on request. Click here to get in touch.

Once you’ve successfully completed the course you will receive a certificate. You then need to take this certificate to a VicRoads customer service centre; show your identification, pay the licence fees, complete an eye test and have your photo taken- you will then be issued with a boat licence. No further testing is required.

About us

Adam’s Boat Course and Clever Training are part of a family run Registered Training Organisation (RTO) based in Melbourne’s East (RTO No: 41236, ABN 86 626 429 652). As well as Marine Licence Training we offer short courses in Mums & Bubs First Aid, nationally accredited Cardiopulmonary Resuscition (CPR), and First Aid.

Our Marine Licence training is run by excellent trainers who are experienced recreational boaters, with courses run at many locations throughout Victoria.

We are passionate about training and select only the best trainers who share our ideals to provide training in a friendly and fun atmosphere.

So come on board (pun intended) and let us make your training experience a great one!

We pride ourselves on providing a training experience that has a good atmosphere with friendly, knowledgeable and supportive trainers.

Maritime Safety rules state that we can’t guarantee that you’ll pass the test. What we can guarantee, however, is that you’ll never have to pay again to attend another course as long as you have completed the course and passed within 12 months of the original course attended). At Adam’s Boat Course, you can attend further courses until you pass with flying colours – completely free of charge! (for online or hybrid courses you must have completed the online training videos prior to the course date to take advantage of this guarantee)

Group bookings

If you have a group of 10 or more friends who want to obtain their Marine Licence & / or PWC endorsement please give us a call.

All we require is a suitable training venue with power, seating and toilet facilities, we’ll do the rest. (The venue must be a commercial premises. Private addresses are not allowed by Maritime Safety Victoria. )

If you arrange a group of 10 people or more participants (including yourself) to attend a scheduled course at one of our existing venues, you as the organiser will be free.

Special needs

Adam’s Boat Course caters for persons with special learning needs.
Out trainers are experienced & professional & will guide you through the course in a relaxed environment.

To attend a course participants need a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy and a good understanding of the English language.

Please get in touch to discuss your learning needs prior to attending a course.

Gift certificates

Gift certificates are available on request.
Our courses cost $130 for both the Victorian marine licence (boat) and PWC (jet ski) endorsement.

We cater to all ages 12 years and upward.

Topics covered

The main focus of our Marine Licence Trainers is the safety of our students, instilling the knowledge required to take a boat out on the water and to ensure you return home safely.

Safety Duties, Licensing and Registration, Vessel Preparation, Safety Equipment, Trip Preparation, Safe Operations, Towed Watersports, Personal Watercraft, Operating Rules, Aids to Navigation, Vessel Lights, Day Shapes and Sound Signals.