Apply for a recreational skipper's ticket

Find out if you need a Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST), how to get one, how much it costs, and what is in the test.

The Recreational Skipper's TicketĀ is a nationally-recognised certificate of competency which shows that the holder has the minimum knowledge and practical skills needed to operate a powerboat safely.

It is the minimum qualification needed to operate a powerboat in Western Australia.

The Department of Transport website provides details on:

  • who has to have an RST
  • exemptions and skills recognition
  • how to get an RST
  • useful resources including RST workbook and practice online quizzes
Page reviewed 19 December 2017