If you want to work in any bar, club, cafe, restaurant or venue (including liquor stores and bottle shops) that sells alcohol in Victoria, you will need a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate, accredited by Liquor Control Victoria (LCV). Our RSA course in Melbourne’s CBD is approved by LCV.
What You Will Learn
- Problems associated with excessive consumption
- Alcohol and the law
- Who is responsible?
- Facts about alcohol
- Strategies for responsible service
- Refusal of service
CHT utilises competency-based assessment to demonstrate that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by nationally recognised standards. To achieve competence in this course you will need to complete a written assessment and a skills demonstration.
On successful completion of the course you will be issued with:
- LCV approved certificate - Responsible Service of Alcohol
- Statement of Attainment - SITHFAB021 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol
Entrance Requirements / Pre-requisites
- Learners must be 16 years of age and over at the time of course commencement.
- There are no pre-requisite units for this course, however, as the course is delivered in, and assessments are conducted in English, learners must have the ability to read, write, and understand English to ensure successful completion.
If you require a translator or interpreter to assist you, please note that you must enrol in our face-to-face RSA course.
How to Enrol
To enrol into this course, please follow these simple steps:
- Select a date from the course timetable on this page.
- Complete your personal details and make a payment via credit or debit card.
- Receive an email with confirmation of your booking.
- Complete the full enrolment form prior to the commencement of your course.
Fees and Government Funding
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Are you eligible for a Government Subsidy?
Government funding is not available for the standalone RSA course; however, you might want to consider doing our Government funded* Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40422), which includes RSA amongst other subjects.
If you are an Australian citizen (or permanent resident) you may be eligible for this subsidised course.
Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40422) is a nationally recognised qualification which includes:
- Barista Coffee
- Food Handling and Food Safety Supervisor
- Leadership and Management
- Responsible Service of Alcohol
- Waiting Skills
- Plus much more!
Visit the course page for further details: Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40422)
Click here to see CHT’s fee schedule.
*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.