Boating Education Courses - Day Skipper

Day Skipper

An introductory course for all members of the family or crew, including those new to boating. Applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, powerboats, PWCs, sea kayaks, and waka.

Aim: To gain essential boating knowledge and safety.
Duration: 15 Hours.
Qualification: NZ Day Skipper Certificate. Unit Standard 26542 available.

Modules:

1. The Boat

  • Parts of a boat
  • Boating equipment
  • Boat handling

2. Navigation

  • The chart
  • Compass
  • Tides & weather
  • Buoys & beacons

3. Rules & Regulations

  • Rules of the road at sea
  • Lights & sound signals
  • Navigation safety rules
  • Skipper responsibility

4. Emergencies

  • Distress signals
  • Emergency situations
  • Hypothermia

  • 5. Knots
  • Knots, bends & hitches


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    Day Skipper Online

    This online course can be completed on: iPad, Android, PC and Mac computers.

    You can complete the entire assessment and gain your official certificate fully online.


    Price: $157.00 (includes assessment fee)
    Phone: 0800 40 80 90 or book online
    Email:
    Office: 165 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland
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Day Skipper Home Study

Learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. Ideal for people who cannot attend a Day Skipper course due to a restricted schedule or geographical location.

Includes: Day Skipper Manual, Study Guide, CD-Rom, and Assessment Pack.

Available from Coastguard Boating Education, nationwide delivery.

Note: CD-Rom does not work on Mac computers


*** You have 12 months to complete your Home Study or Online course


Price: $157.00 (includes assessment fee)
Phone: 0800 40 80 90
Email:
Office: 165 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland
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Timetable of Tutorials

 Region A - Northland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2016 (Northland)
Whangarei RSA 0800 40 80 90 Sat 11th - Sun 12th Jun 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Mangonui Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 25th - Sun 26th Jun 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting July 2016 (Northland)
Mangawhai Boating Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jul 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting September 2016 (Northland)
Bay of Islands Coastguard 09 303 4303 Sat 10th - Sun 11th Sep 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
 Region B - Auckland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2016 (Auckland)
Auckland Marine Rescue Centre 09 303 4303 Thu 9th Jun - Thu 7th Jul 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursday Evenings
$240.00
Northcote & Birkenhead Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 18th - Sun 19th Jun 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Te Atatu Boat Club - IN CHINESE 0800 40 80 90 Sat 18th - Sun 19th Jun 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday - Please note this course will be run in Chinese.
$240.00
Manukau City Baptist Church 09 303 4303 Sat 25th Jun - Sat 2nd Jul 8:30am to 4:30pm
2 x Saturdays
$240.00
Courses starting July 2016 (Auckland)
Panmure Yachting & Boating Club 09 303 4303 Sat 9th - Sat 16th Jul 8:30am to 4:30pm
2 x Saturdays
$240.00
Courses starting August 2016 (Auckland)
Bucklands Beach Yacht Club 09 303 4303 Sat 6th - Sun 7th Aug 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Selwyn College 0800 40 80 90 Tue 9th Aug - Tue 6th Sep 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday Evenings
$240.00
Outboard Boating Club 09 303 4303 Wed 10th Aug - Wed 7th Sep 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Wednesdays
$240.00
Rowan Muir Community Centre - Maraetai 09 303 4303 Sat 13th - Sun 14th Aug 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting September 2016 (Auckland)
Rutherford College 0800 40 80 90 Sat 3rd - Sat 10th Sep 9:00am to 5:00pm
2 x Saturdays
$240.00
Browns Bay Marine Centre 09 303 4303 Thu 15th Sep - Thu 13th Oct 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursdays
$240.00
Bucklands Beach Yacht Club 09 303 4303 Sat 17th - Sun 18th Sep 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Auckland Marine Rescue Centre 09 303 4303 Sat 24th - Sun 25th Sep 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting October 2016 (Auckland)
Rowan Muir Community Centre - Maraetai 09 303 4303 Wed 5th - Wed 19th Oct 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Mondays & Wednesdays
$240.00
Auckland Marine Rescue Centre 09 303 4303 Sat 15th - Sun 16th Oct 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Onehunga High School 0800 40 80 90 Wed 19th Oct - Wed 30th Nov 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday Evenings
$240.00
Auckland Marine Rescue Centre 09 303 4303 Sat 29th Oct - Sat 5th Nov 8:30am to 4:30pm
2 x Saturdays
$240.00
 Region C - Waikato / BOP     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2016 (Waikato / BOP)
Waihi - Venue TBC 0800 40 80 90 Sat 11th - Sun 12th Jun 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting July 2016 (Waikato / BOP)
Sport Bay of Plenty - Tauranga 0800 40 80 90 Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jul 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting August 2016 (Waikato / BOP)
Sport Bay of Plenty - Tauranga 0800 40 80 90 Sat 6th - Sun 7th Aug 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting September 2016 (Waikato / BOP)
Hamilton Scout Hall 09 303 4303 Sat 10th - Sun 11th Sep 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
 Region E - Lower North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2016 (Lower North Island)
Wellington Ocean Sports 0800 40 80 90 Mon 13th - Mon 27th Jun 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday & Wednesday evenings
$240.00
Courses starting August 2016 (Lower North Island)
Wellington Volunteer Coastguard, Evans Bay 0800 40 80 90 Sat 6th - Sun 7th Aug 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting October 2016 (Lower North Island)
Wellington - Venue TBC 0800 40 80 90 Sat 15th - Sun 16th Oct 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
 Region F - Upper South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2016 (Upper South Island)
Picton 0800 40 80 90 Fri 1st Jan - Sat 31st Dec Available dependent on demand. Please register your interest by emailing bookings@boatingeducation.org.nz or calling 0800 40 80 90. $240.00  
Courses starting July 2016 (Upper South Island)
Nelson - Venue TBC 0800 40 80 90 Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jul 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting October 2016 (Upper South Island)
Nelson - Venue TBC 0800 40 80 90 Sat 15th - Sun 16th Oct 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
 Region G - Christchurch / Canterbury     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting July 2016 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Forklift Training Centre, Hornby 0800 40 80 90 Sat 23rd - Sun 24th Jul 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting August 2016 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Dunedin - Venue TBC 0800 40 80 90 Sat 6th - Sun 7th Aug 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting October 2016 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Timaru - TBC 0800 40 80 90 Sat 8th - Sun 9th Oct 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
 Region H - Lower South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting July 2016 (Lower South Island)
Riverton Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jul 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting September 2016 (Lower South Island)
Thunder Jet Workshop - Frankton Marina, Queenstown 0800 40 80 90 Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Sep 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
Courses starting November 2016 (Lower South Island)
Riverton Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 26th - Sun 27th Nov 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
$240.00
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