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New User Registration

We are here to facilitate and support your boating and diving activities. To be eligible to access UQ vessels and dive with UQ, you must become a registered user. To register, please email any UQ Boating and Diving Officer, providing copies of the required qualifications and certificates. 

  • Boat Training

    Recreational Marine Drivers Licence

    For information how to obtain a Recreational Marine Driver’s licence or find a BoatSafe training provider, please refer to the Queensland Transport website.

    Marine Radio Operators VHF Certificate of Proficiency (MROVCP)

    We can help UQ staff and students who are interested in obtaining their Marine Radio Operators VHF Certificate of Proficiency licence. For more information, visit Apply Now.

    First Aid and CPR

    There are a range of options for obtaining first aid and CPR certification, find a provider near you or ask within your School when the next course will be offered. 

    Already qualified and want to access our boats? Visit our Vessel Hire page and discuss the relevant vessel inductions with our Boating & Diving Officer.

    • Dive Training

      ADAS Part 1R Scientific Diver Accreditation

      The Central Boating & Diving facility offers an internationally recognised Scientific Dive Course (ADAS Part 1R Scientific Scuba to 30m). The three week dive course is typically run 2 – 3 times per year based on demand.

      The Scientific Scuba Diving fact sheet provides more in depth information on course pre-requisites, equipment, cancellation and refund policy, and accommodation.

      Please email to enquire or book your next course.

      First Aid

      There are a range of options for obtaining first aid and CPR certification, find a provider near you or ask within your School when the next course will be offered. 

      CPR and Advanced Resuscitation

      There are a range of options for obtaining CPR and Advanced Resuscitation certification, find a provider near you or ask within your School when the next course will be offered.

      Already qualified and want to start diving? Visit Diving - Apply Now to discuss your dive project and submit a dive plan.