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Recreational Skippers Ticket Workbook

Complete Guide on passing your Skippers Ticket Assessment 2021 in WA

So you want to skipper your own boat but you have that pesky little assessment standing in your way? Well never fear! There just so happens to be a resource that you can use to help make sure that you’ll ace the skippers ticket assessment first time. The recreational skippers ticket workbook contains all the information you’ll need to know so that you can pass the skippers ticket practical test and with our courses we can provide you with a quality professional that will help you with everything you need to know.

Recreational Skippers Ticket Workbook - Sea Safe Boat School
Recreational Skippers Ticket Workbook

What is recreational skipper’s ticket and do you have to renew your skippers ticket every year?

All recreational boaters require a skippers ticket Perth to provide proof of their competency. Although it acts as a license it is more like a certificate as it’s a one-off skippers ticket assessment that does not need to be renewed because it is valid for a lifetime. The time it takes is flexible and just requires the completion of a theoretical and practical component.

What is the recreational skippers ticket workbook?

The Recreational Skippers Ticket Workbook contains everything that you need to know to pass your skippers ticket practice test. Information for both the practical and theoretical assessments are covered. All the important information is organised into 8 chapters outlined below.

  1. Recreational Skippers Ticket (introduction and overview).
  2. Rules and regulations
  3. Collision avoidance
  4. Maintenance
  5. Safety equipment
  6. Trip planning
  7. Emergency situations
  8. Practical assessment

Each chapter contains a series of skippers ticket theory questions with answers available at the back. These questions are for self-testing and are comparable to the skippers ticket theory questions that will be asked in the skippers ticket assessment. By answering these questions correctly you should have no trouble with the skippers ticket practical test. Practical skills will also be addressed pace notes provided that explain how to complete the various skills needed with detailed instructions and drawing included. You can download the workbook here.

Why do you need to study the skippers workbook in WA?

Studying the recreational skippers ticket workbook is the easiest way to get the knowledge necessary for the theory assessment. It doesn’t matter if you have ample experience or you feel you have enough “common sense” you’ll still benefit from doing a skippers ticket practice test. Practical experience typically allows you to answer around 30% of the questions. Remember that everything is inside the workbook because the information is crucial to skipper a boat safely. Numbers, facts, speeds and distances are all important to know.

What do I need to take to the assessment?

There are several things you will need to provide before taking the assessment

  • Proof of identity (typically, a WA driver’s licence will suffice)
  • Eyesight declaration
  • Declaration of medical fitness
  • Letter of consent (if you’re under the age of 18)

Why choose Sea Safe Boat School?

Sea Safe Boat School is a premium Perth boat school. With qualified, experienced and friendly instructors who are invested in your success, you will be able to ace your assessments. Our instructors will ensure you know all the essential points and will answer any questions you may have. It’s this great service that ensures that we have the highest pass rates. Check out our other services like a marine radio licence and refresher course.

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