RYA Jet Ski (PWC) Proficiency Course

Whether it will be your first time on a jet ski or you're already an experienced rider the RYA Jetski (PWC) proficiency course is for you! It is the perfect environment to learn new skills or brush up your current techniques. This course covers a wide range of skills and knowledge required to be 'safe afloat' whether that is on a lake or on the sea. Increasingly the RYA certificate is required for launching, but is also the basis of the International Certificate of Competence if you want to use a jetski abroad, this certificate is often referred to as the RYA jetski licence or RYA PWC licence. It is also the pre-requisite to completing the RYA Jetski (PWC) Instructor Course

Our RYA Jetski Course Prices start from £200.00 per person and on successful course completion you will leave with your certificate 'in hand'. 


Minimum Age: 12

Prior Experience/knowledge: None


1 day (Approx 09:30 - 17:00/17:30)

Course Content

  • Launching & recovery
  • Low & higher speed handling
  • Man overboard recovery
  • Coming alongside / marina handling
  • Towing & emergency situations
  • Basic navigation & passage planning
  • Road rules (IRPCS) & byelaws
  • Weather & Tides
  • Aftercare & maintenance

Supported By

Yamaha Motor UK
RYA Jet Ski (PWC) Course, Poole ©www.marine-education.co.uk

Kit available for your use during the course:

2020 Yamaha Waverunner

Yamaha Impact Buoyancy Aid

Yamaha Waverunner Impact Buoyancy Aid

Spray Jacket

Spray Jacket

3mm Wetsuit


Wetsuit Shoes

Wetsuit Shoes

Planning on using a jetski (PWC) in Europe?

International Certificate of Competence (I.C.C.)

If you are planning on hiring a PWC or taking your own PWC to Europe then once you have completed your RYA PWC Proficiency Course you can apply for an RYA I.C.C. which is the certificate required by local authorities in most European Countries. 

What is an ICC? - See here

Acceptance of the ICC? - See here

Who can get an RYA ICC? - See here

Applying for an ICC? - See download below:

ICC Form 2018-3.pdf
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Contact us:


Tel: +44 (0) 1202 024111

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Our Locations:

Powerboat & Jetski Courses: Port of Poole Marina
Shorebased Courses: Romany Works, Poole

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RYA Training Centre

Marine Education

'The Superyacht Jetski Specialists'

Superyacht PWC

Superyacht Marine Store

Marine Store EU