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Boater Education Certification Course - Austin

Learn about boating safety and boating laws. and earn your boaters certificate.
8:30a to 4:30p
Sat, February 24, 2024

Texas Parks & Wildlife
1340 Airport Commerce Drive, Building 6 - Ed Werland Training room
Austin, Tx

Kimberly Sorensen
(512) 803-8029

Learn about boating safety and boating laws. and earn your boaters certificate.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Boater Education Course covers 6 units:

  1. Before getting underway
    • Parts of the boat, types of hulls, engines and drives, boat capacity and fueling
  2. Getting out on the water
    • casting off and docking, navigation rules and lights
  3. Navigation and Safe operation
    • U.S. Aids to navigation, anchoring, engine cut off switch and personal watercraft.
  4. Texas legal requirement for boating
    • Boating laws, unlawful operation, boating under the influence, environment
  5. Boating emergencies
    • Responding to an emergency, reporting emergencies, risk management and weather.
  6. Enjoying watersports
    • Responsible boat operator, small boats, scuba, fishing and hunting

The Boat Texas Study guide will prepare you for the course: Study Guide | Texas Boat Ed Course (boat-ed.com) At the end of the course students must pass a 60-question exam with a passing score of 80. The cost of the course is only $5.

Location: 1340 Airport Commerce Drive, Building 6 - Ed Werland Training room

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