Training Courses

We can teach you about boating and broaden your skills.

WVSRG offers a number of formal training courses as well as private tuition for those who prefer a one to one learning environment.  Just click on the course of interest for further details. If you are a member (have one of our approved call signs) you will receive a discount at the checkout. Please note we no longer offer the Recreational Skipper Ticket and are in the process of having it removed from our website.

 

,                                       Advanced Boating Skills

Short-Range Operators VHF (SROCP),                      Long-Range Operators VHF+HF (LROCP ), 

Basic Chart Work                                                         Personal Tuition                                      

Gift Certificates available for all courses


Basic Chart Work

This course is run over 3 evenings, plus a night boat run and will provide skippers with the necessary skills to safely navigate a vessel in any coastal waters and covers the use and understanding of charts, position fixing, course plotting, navigational aids and impact of wind and tides. Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment. All training materials and charts are provided.

 

Contact our training course coordinator to enquire about course dates and how to enrol.

Members: $130.00

Non-Members: $160.00


Gift Certificate Basic Chart Work

Members: $130.00

Non-Members: $160.00

Gift Certificate for Basic Chart Work:


Advanced Boating Skills

This course is complimentary to the RST and includes advanced boat handling skills and basic Coastal Navigation. It is  intended for Skippers of small power boats, who have recently  acquired a vessel or for those more experienced who want the  additional safety and enjoyment such knowledge brings. Qualified instructors assist in all training elements to ensure that you receive the very best guidance and advice. Completion of this course will earn you the Advanced Boating Certificate. The course runs over four evenings and then a practical session on the boat.
 

Contact our training course coordinator to enquire about course dates and how to enrol.

Members: $230.00

Non-Members: $260.00


Gift Certificate for Advanced Boating Skills

Members: $230.00

Non-Members: $260.00

Gift Certificate for Advanced Boating:


Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP)

If you are operating VHF marine equipment, you must be in possession of a “Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency” (SROCP )

This course is to teach you how to confidently and competently operate a marine radio. To make you familiar will all situations you may encounter on the radio. To make sure you are aware of radio rules and etiquette. The course content covers:

Making calls, receiving calls, relaying calls, various call signs & distress messages.

The VHF Radio Operators Course runs over 2 evenings from 7.00 to 9.30 pm Available course dates will appear in the drop down list below. Course dates will be added from time to time.
Please bring the following items with you at the start of the course.

Pen, Pencil, Eraser, Motor Driver Licence and a colour passport size photograph
Class sizes are strictly limited to maximize learning so book early to avoid disappointment.
It is essential that you Contact our training course coordinator to reserve your place before paying online.

Members: $170.00

Non-Members: $205.00

SROCP Radio Course:


Gift Certificate for SROCP course

Members: $170.00

Non-Members: $205.00

SROCP Gift Certificate:


Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP )

This is the Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP ) course for MF/HF radios and includes the Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) The course runs over 3 evenings from 7.00 to 9.30 pm Available course dates will appear in the drop down list below. Course dates will be added from time to time.

Please bring the following items with you at the start of the course.

Pen, Pencil, Eraser, Motor Driver Licence and a colour passport size photograph
Class sizes are strictly limited to maximize learning so book early to avoid disappointment.

It is essential that you Contact our training course coordinator to reserve your place before paying online.

Members: $225.00

Non-Members: $260.00

LROCP Radio Course:


Gift Certificate for LROCP course

Members: $225.00

Non-Members: $260.00

LROCP Gift Certificate :


Personal Tuition (2 hours minimum)

Personal tuition is conducted by qualified senior staff and is aimed at those wishing to improve their boating skills on a one to one basis. Participants may request instruction on any or all aspects of recreational boat handling and navigation to best suit their needs. It is specially recommended for those coming back to boating after an absence or skippers wishing to improve their knowledge of local conditions and waters.

Tuition can be arranged at a time and place, Hillarys, Ocean Reef or Mindarie, to suit the applicant. Minimum booking is for 2 hours.

Members: $36.00 per hour

Non-Members: $40.00 per hour

Personal training will be conducted on your vessel.

If you require further assistance or information please contact us

Telephone 9401 3757

 

 

Members: $72.00

Non-Members: $80.00

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