This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.
It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.
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||None. May be preceded by Level 1
||12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard
|Ability after the course
Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft
Please note if you are taking this course and intend to apply for an ICC, a coastal Powerboat Level 2 course will allow you to apply for a coastal ICC for Power up to 10m. The inland Powerboat Level 2 course will allow you to apply for an inland ICC for Power up to 10m, providing you have also successfully passed a CEVNI test. For more information and to check the eligibility criteria please refer to the ICC application form.
An introduction to navigation and safety afloat
A range of courses to back up your learning afloat