If you are looking for work in any establishment that sells or serves alcohol in NSW, it is a government requirement for you to have completed a Liquor and Gaming NSW approved RSA course (Responsible Service of Alcohol Course).
Legislation requires refresher training every five (5) years.
This RSA course is required for people working in an environment where alcohol is sold or served, including:
- Bar staff
- Bottle shop attendants
- Security Officers
- Event staff
- Function staff
- Cruise ship staff
We offer a fun and informative one day RSA course that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to obtain a NSW RSA certificate, allowing you to apply for your RSA photo card. We run daily courses so it is easy to fit the RSA course into your schedule.
If organising a onsite training, we can facilitate the RSA course training nationally.
During this program, you will learn the knowledge and skill associated with the responsible service of alcohol (RSA). The course will include information about:
- Legal requirements related to venues, minors and signage
- Assisting customers to drink within the appropriate limits
- How to assess alcohol affected customers and identify those whose service should be refused
- When to refuse service of alcohol
We have RSA courses available Tuesday to Saturday in our Sydney training centre with additional RSA courses available in Miranda, Campbelltown and Dee Why.
There are 3 components to this program:
- Theory training in the classroom
- Practical training in the classroom
- Assessment for both knowledge and skills
The classroom session is a 6hr program plus breaks. See what happens in this RSA course through our Vimeo page
This RSA course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance to complete the RSA course due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.
TCP Training is not registered with CRICOS, as such we are unable to conduct training and assessment for those with study restrictions on their visa. This includes but is not limited to the International Student Visa (subclass 500), you can check the entitlements of your visa here.
Students will be assessed during the classroom session. Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate competency across the unit.
Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the RSA course.
If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the RSA course at the full course fee.
Once a competent mark is awarded, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol. This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Hospitality Training Package.
RSA Certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.
Student will also be provided with a temporary / interim RSA certificate issued by Liquor and Gaming NSW. This can be used to commence work and is valid for 90 days. After 90 days, a RSA competency card must be presented to work in any licenced premise.
To obtain the RSA competency card, the interim RSA certificate is to be taken to a registered Services NSW office to apply.
RSA Course Description (180 KB)
Student Handbook (593 KB)