Use your jetski safely with the RYA PWC Proficiency Course

If you are looking to buy your own jetski or hire one on holiday, our RYA PWC Proficiency Course will teach you how to enjoy your craft safelyThis course is perfect for beginners wanting to get to grips with handling a jetski, in addition for more experienced riders who want to consolidate their skills in a safe environment. 

If however you are experienced and wanting to become a PWC instructor, the best course to undertake is our Instructor Course, or Instructor Conversion Course. 

Do I need previous experience?

No, this course is suitable for all students over the age of 12 years old with no previous PWC or boating experience. The RYA PWC Proficiency Course for jetskis is a 1-day introduction to the safe handling of a jetski. Anyone over the age of 12 can take part, and our qualified instructors are dedicated to ensuring that each student gets the most out of this one-day training course, including the opportunity to work on a 1-2-1 basis with an instructor. 

Students under 16 will have their certificates approved under the following conditions: “To be under supervision of a responsible adult” and will be capable of riding under adult supervision. 

Is this course right for me?

If you are interested in learning how to safety handle a jetski or want to consolidate your skills in a safe environment, this course is for you! By the end of the RYA PWC Proficiency Course, you will be self-sufficient in riding your jetski in good conditions, with a basic understanding of slow and high speed manoeuvres, safety measures and capsize recovery. 

Guiding you through your RYA Jetski Proficiency Course are our highly experienced RYA instructors who deliver high impact, high quality teaching either in a small group or on an individual basis. Located in the heart of Southampton, this one-day jetski course is perfect for those located in Hampshire, on the South Coast or even in London, and is designed to give complete beginners the ability to operate a jetski safety. 

This convenient one-day course is perfect for those looking for a fun and practical activity during your visit to Southampton. With a curated list of recommended accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets, the Ocean Sports Tuition team is more than happy to find you a place to stay for the duration of your visit. For more information about where we are located, contact us by calling 02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk. 

What will I learn?

The course content is a great practical introduction to jet skiing handling and safety. By the end of the one-day course you will be able to safely launch and recover a jetski, and feel confident completing high and low speed manoeuvres.  

The RYA PWC Proficiency Course for Jetskis syllabus provides a comprehensive introduction to jetski handling and safety and includes: 

  • Launching and recovery 
  • Essential safety information 
  • Riding and handling at low speed 
  • Riding and handling at high speed 
  • General manoeuvres 
  • Avoiding collisions
  • Decision making
  • Capsize recovery
  • Passage planning

Course Costs

The RYA PWC Proficiency Course cost is £269 per person. This course will be taught in a group, with a maximum group size of 6 students on 3 jetskis. For the duration of the course, you will have the opportunity to work on a 1-2-1 basis with an instructor. 

If you would like the opportunity to be taught the course on your own personal water craft, the price of tuition is £259.

Our prices are all inclusive and include fuel and our expert tuition. 

If you would like to book onto any of our RYA courses, you have three options: online, by phone on 02381 242159 or by email. 

All prices include VAT. 

The RYA PWC Proficiency Course for Jetskis Fee Includes:

  • On site Parking available 
  • PWC Hire
  • Life Jackets and Gore-Text Waterproofs
  • PWC Fuel Costs
  • RYA PWC Proficiency Course Certificate
  • Free Refreshments including Tea and Coffee

Jetski Course Package Deals

If you are interested in learning the skills of handing a jetski and would like the opportunity to teach these skills in the future, why not try our RYA PWC Instructor Course bundleWhen you train with Ocean Sports Jetskis, you can book both the PWC Proficiency Course and the three-day instructor course for only £599 per person, saving £49! 

To find out more about this fantastic deal, contact Ocean Sports Tuition today by calling 02381 242159 or by sending us an email! 

For further information regarding our PWC courses, please call Ocean Sports Tuition on

02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.

Own PWC Tuition

We can also deliver this course with an RYA instructor on your own PWC.  For further information, please contact us on 02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.

RYA Approved Course Location

The RYA PWC Proficiency Course will be taught at our RYA-approved location in the heart of Southampton, a stone’s throw from the Solent: 

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
Lower York Street
SO14 5QF

Booking Details

To book, please view our course dates below and book online, email us or phone us on 02381 242159.

If you have any questions, or want to know if the course is right for you, or just want to talk in more detail about the course, please do not hesitate to call us.