Responsible Service of Alcohol

About the Course

A set of skills to equip individuals for serving alcohol responsibly.

Pathways Information
Achievement of this unit provides credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality, events, holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in the sale, service and promotional service of alcohol in licenced premises. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol.

Responsible service of alcohol (RSA) legislative and knowledge requirements differ across borders. Those developing training to support the RSA unit must consult the relevant state or territory liquor licensing authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

Qualification Statement of Attainment
National Code SITSS00055
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Career Opportunities

This skill set is for personnel involved in the sale, service, and promotional service of alcohol in licensed premises. It also applies to the licensee who is ultimately responsible for managing the responsible service of alcohol.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: SITSS00055-V01-18WCN-010

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

Please register your interest online, then contact your local campus for enrolment details and the next available course. In this course you will undertake your learning and assessment via a connected classroom where you will be linked to your trainer by video conference from your local campus to a central location. Learning resources will be made available to you on the day of the course. You are required to attend for the seven (7) hours of the course, assessment will take place on the day.

This is a TAFE Western Connect course providing opportunities for students from regional and remote communities to study when convenient.

For successful completion of this course:
• Students must be 17 years or older to attend this course.
TAFE NSW conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Connected classroom

Class attendance is Part time

Please contact your local TAFE NSW Campus for attendance details. Course runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

What will I pay?

The course fee of $165.00 includes the cost of the Liquor Gaming NSW photo competency card. Your enrolment is not complete until you have finalised your fees. Refund of the course fee is only due in the following circumstances: TAFE NSW has cancelled the course you were enrolled in; or you formally advise the campus in writing at least seven days prior to the start of the course that you wish to withdraw. For cancellations advised within seven days of the start date of the course, no refunds are made. However, a substitute delegate may attend. For more policy information relating to commercial course enrolments please go to If the course is cancelled you will be contacted 3 days prior to the course start date and offered a refund or an opportunity to transfer to an alternative course.

Non-Government subsidised fee: $165.00 per course (GST free). There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393