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 09:00 - 17:00)

Course Content:

  • Launching & recovery
  • Low & higher speed handling
  • Planing Speed Cornering techniques
  • 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

What's included?

Place/s on group RYA PWC Course (Max 4 people*)

1 day of tuition from an RYA PWC Instructor

Use of a Yamaha Jetski (PWC) - 1 x PWC : 2 people

RYA PWC Handbook (1 x p.p.)

RYA PWC Proficiency Certificate (assuming successful completion)

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Use of Wetsuit

Use of a Buoyancy Aid

Use of Wetsuit Shoes

RYA PWC Proficiency course fees:

Maximum 2 people per PWC (jetski)

  • 1 x person = £250.00 (shared PWC)
  • 1 x person = £420.00 (sole use of PWC)
  • 2 x people = £220.00 per person (shared PWC)
  • 3 x people = £210.00 per person (shared PWC)
  • 4 x people = £200.00 per person (shared PWC)

*Maximum course participants generally x 4 , on request x 6 people can attend. 

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? - Click here

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Contact us:


Tel: +44 (0) 1202 406066

Our Location:

Powerboat & Jetski Courses: Port of Poole Marina

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