Boat Operator Courses
Club Safety Boat Operator Course for Coaches
It is compulsory for all Coaches/Boat Drivers to do this course as soon as practically possible.
A practical on-water training course for rowing club coaches and safety boat operators.
Aim: To gain safety knowledge and proficiency in coach/safety boat operation, enabling better safety cover for rowers involved in rowing club activities and events.
Qualification: Club Safety Boat Operator Qualification (Endorsed by Rowing NZ)
Prerequisites: Driving with another experienced driver. Marine VHF Radio Operators Qualification and First Aid recommended. Powerboat Level Two recommended for craft powered by 25HP and above.
- Preparation, boat checks & safety equipment
- New Zealand law
- Launching & retrieving
- Boat handling
- Swamped & inverted craft
- Casualty rescue
- End of day procedures
Contact Coastguard Boating Education to make an enquiry or free phone 0800 40 80 90.