Course Details

If you are looking for work in any establishment that sells or serves alcohol, it is a government requirement for you to have completed an approved RSA training course.

Complete this RSA online course and you can use your statement of attainment in Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania and Australian Capital Territory for work.

RSA online training is a very popular and a convenient way to complete the course however it need to be noted that NSW only accepts a course completed by an approved NSW provider. In VIC you must complete training with an approved training provider, but if you have a statement of attainment issued from a provider in another state, you can complete the VIC online bridging course.

All other states / territories accept a statement of attainment which was delivered by any Registered Training Organisation (like TCP Training) from any other state. TCP Training is approved to deliver face to face classroom and correspondencetraining in NSW.

This RSA Online course is required for people working in an environment where alcohol is sold or served, including:

  1. Bar staff
  2. Bottle shop attendants
  3. Licensees
  4. Managers
  5. Security Officers
  6. Event staff
  7. Function staff
  8. Cruise ship staff

Legislation requires refresher training every five (5) years.

This RSA Online course requires students to study in their own time, while completing assessment tasks for marking by an assessor. Upon successful completion, an RSA certificate will be issued so you can commence work immediately.

If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the RSA training nationally.

Australian RSA Certificates

Depending on what Australian State you are working in there are different course options available –

Choose an RSA Course to enrol into –

Download the Australian Certifications for easy reference –

Australian RSA Certificates Australian RSA Certificates (2605 KB)


Students will be assessed through the use of workbooks and video submission. Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved.

Once your assessment workbooks are received, an assessor will review and contact you if additional evidence is required. Assessments are completed within 5 working days from submission.

If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the RSA Online course at the full course fee.


This RSA Online 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 due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.

Training Program

Once enrolled into this program, students will be provided access to the learner portal which includes the reading material and assessments to be completed.

This program is offered online through our learning management system. There are 3 components to this programs:

  • Online learning
  • Online assessments
  • Online videos

During this RSA Online course, you will learn the knowledge and skill associated with the responsible service of alcohol. Students should allow up to six (6) hours for the online learning and assessment to be completed. If you have completed RSA training in the past, you may be able to complete the online program in a shorter time frame.

The RSA Online 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


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 Health Training Package.

RSA certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.

Once received, student can commence work with a statement of attainment in the permitting states / territories.

To obtain a NSW RSA card, you will need complete an RSA course with an approved NSW training provider. Similar for VIC and ACT.

Online pre-study requirements

This RSA Online course requires access to the following resources to complete the course:

  • Computer
  • Webcam for the final assessment (desktop or laptop webcam only)
  • Internet connection
  • Speakers & microphone
  • An empty wine bottle or beer bottle and glasses to demonstrate pouring a drink

Course Enrolment

Anti Bullying Training Course Description RSA Online Course Description (317 KB)

Student Handbook Student Handbook (593 KB)

The cost for this RSA Online course is $49.

If organising a group booking contact us for further information.