Airboat Operator Course Providers

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FWC staff will provide information on the minimum standards for prospective Airboat Operator Course Providers. Applicants interested in becoming airboat course providers will need to meet the requirements of subsection 68D-35.001(2), Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), and their course will need to meet the requirements of subsection 68D.35.001(5), F.A.C., to be approved by FWC These rule provisions will be discussed, including, but not limited to: course material that will be provided by FWC pursuant to paragraph 68D.35.001(5)(b), F.A.C.; course material that will need to be created by the applicants, and the specifications and/or checklist FWC will use to evaluate courses for approval. Each session is expected to last three to four hours.

DATES AND TIMES:

September 4, 2018, 1:00 p. m.
Florida Department of Transportation Meeting Room
133 S. Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32807

September 5, 2018, 1:00 p. m.
Port Everglades Auditorium, Administration Building (in Lobby Area)
1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (Photo ID Required)

September 6, 2018, 9:00 a. m.
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center Auditorium
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113



FWC Facts:
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 operating a vessel powered by 10 hp or more must pass an approved boater safety course and carry a photo ID & FWC-issued boating safety card.

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