The Importance of a Skippers Ticket
With summer just around the corner, you may have bought yourself a boat. Lucky you!! You get to do all the fun things like fishing, exploring, relaxing in the sun, diving or even a boat party. But before you sail away, you need to get yourself a skippers ticket. To obtain a skippers ticket Perth, you will be required to sit a short course and a test. Sitting the skippers licence Perth test is not stressful at all. The boating school Perth instructors at Sea Safe Boat School, have put together some FAQs below, to help you understand a bit more about the process.
Why should I sit the skippers ticket test?
The skippers ticket Perth test is designed to test your skills and knowledge of boating safety and water rules. It is not so much a licence but, more of a proof of competency and understanding of general maritime rules.
The course run by Sea Safe Boat School covers the following boating concepts:
- Boating rules and regulations.
- International marine collision rules.
- Buoys and other navigation aids.
- Use of navigation aids on boats.
- Maintenance of a vessel’s structure, motor and equipment.
- Required safety equipment.
- Trip planning and responsibilities to passengers.
- Distress signals and responding to emergencies.
How much is the skippers ticket course?
Sea Safe Boat School, the premier Perth boat school have 2 courses:
Silver course designed for beginners is $228 per person or $218 per person for 3 or more bookings.
Gold course designed for those that don’t feel 100% confident and need extra time training is $270 per person or $250 per person for 3 or more bookings.
What is the course compromised of?
At Sea Safe Boating School Perth, the course is compromised of 40 multiple choice questions which usually takes about 15 minutes to complete. Trainers then demonstrate the required practical skills and you simply replicate. It’s that easy!
Where and when can I sit the skippers ticket test?
Sea Safe Boating School Perth understands you have a busy schedule and want to get on the water as soon as possible. They are open 7 days a week and courses starting as early as 8am.
Why should you choose Sea Safe Boat School?
Having been in the industry for over 35 years, they have built up an impressive reputation with a long list of happy customers. Their instructors are highly skilled, experienced and friendly. You will be put at ease and made to feel comfortable and ready to pass your skippers ticket Perth test. They have the highest pass rates and in addition, their boats are fully air conditioned with great facilities. Their centre is fully insured and includes free coffee, cold drinks and free parking.
So, if you are ready to set sail, comfortably in the knowledge that you can safely and competently handle any situation that may arise, give Sea Safe Boat School a call on 0418 923 004.