Official Florida Safety Course Online
Take this Florida–approved course to complete your online safety education.
three exam attempts
Get certified in 3 steps.
Study and pass the $49.95 course.
Print your online course completion document.
Get ready to go boating!
Do you need Florida education?
Florida law requires that anyone convicted of a criminal boating violation, a non-criminal boating infraction which resulted in a boating accident, or two non-criminal boating safety infractions within a 12-month period, must enroll in, attend, and successfully complete an approved safe boating course for violators.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Requirements
There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Florida to take this online course.
What to Expect From Boat Ed
Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos
Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe boating practices.
Comprehensive Instruction in Florida Safety Education
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for safety education established by Florida. Boat Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for laws and regulations.
As a course provider approved by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Florida Safe Boating Course for Violators covers everything a new boater may need to know in order to be safe.Get Started →
Learn Your Way on Any Device
Boat Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.
You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.
We’re people, not robots.
Our customer service team, made up of real people with real Boat Ed experience, is here to provide assistance through all channels—phone, email, and chat.
8:30 a.m. to midnight CST Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday & Sunday
Get help seven days a week from professionals like Bill, Diana, Heidi, Laura, Lilibeth, Liz, Marc, Nichole, and Thomas.
Made in the U.S.A.
This safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the U.S.A.
Is it the safety license?
safety education certification is not the same thing as a license. What you really need is the Certification Card. You can get the Certification Card by taking this boat safety course at boat-ed.com. Find out if you need the card.
Did you lose your card? Replace it here.Get Started →
Need help? Here are the answers to the questions Florida students most frequently ask.Frequently Asked Questions