Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

Course Name Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
Course Code SITHFAB002
Course Length 4 hours
Nominal Hours 4

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Course Description

Under the guidance of our skilled trainer, completing our Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) program gives participants the skills and knowledge to contribute to a safe and enjoyable environment in licensed premises.

RSA certification is mandatory for licensees and staff selling, offering or serving liquor for general, on-premises, late night and packaged liquor licences.  It is also compulsory in other situations where there is a condition on the liquor licence requiring the employment of RSA trained staff or if you are applying for a new liquor licence.

Licensees and staff subject to mandatory RSA requirements have one month from the date on which they first sell, offer for sale or serve liquor on the licensed premises to complete an RSA program.


From 1 July 2021, the only recognised RSA training course in Victoria will be the nationally accredited RSA qualification (SITHFAB002) obtained from an approved Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

Students who complete the approved SITHFAB002 course will receive both a Certificate of Attainment and a Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) branded Certificate of Completion. Hospitality workers who are required to provide a copy of their RSA certification to employees will need to ensure they provide their VCGLR RSA certificate. Inspectors will not accept the Certificate of Attainment or any other certificate during an inspection of a licensed venue.

Successful completion of this session remains valid for three years, after which an online refresher course must be completed.

Note: This is not a Nationally Recognised Certificate.

Call our friendly team in Hamilton to secure your spot in our next training session.


Tuition Fee $90

Fee for Service courses are not government funded and concession fees do not apply.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.


Pre-training Review

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for their individual needs, SGAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking them to undertake a self-assessment review prior to enrolment.

The review provides essential information about you and your background, which then allows SGAE to understand your current capabilities prior to training and make recommendations on course suitability, and identify additional support where required.

How to Apply

To apply, please call our Head Office on 1800 810 393.


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