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RSA Course

  • RSA course (SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol) provides the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to responsibly sell or serve alcohol in a licenced premises.
  • If you are starting a career in hospitality, wish to work behind a bar, sell alcohol products in a retail store or work as a Crowd Controller in a licenced venue, then you need to obtain this qualification.
  • The course will teach you about the legal requirements in NSW for serving alcohol, how to sell or serve responsibly and how to ensure that the broader community does not suffer from irresponsible sale and service.
  • The course is fully accredited nationally recognised training and will also allow you to gain the Liquor and Gaming NSW Interim Certificate prior to gaining your photographic competency card.


When you get an RSA certificate, you will be eligible for roles anything from bar staff, crowd controller, RSA Marshall and waiter staff in hotels. Event venues to becoming a supervisor/manager, volunteer, product representative in any licenced venues.


Things to Remember About Our RSA Training


When you enrol and complete your course, you will get your NSW RSA Competency Card. This course is face-to-face training that you can take from the venue in Sydney, NSW. You will receive 6.5 hours of training that is designed to be simple for any layman. To help you understand requirements for alcohol sales, supply and your own legal requirements. You will be put in a small team and work together on activities to understand the concept in a better way. At the end of the day, you will have an assessment to know your ability.

Potential Job Roles

Potential job roles on completion of this program include:

  • Bar Staff.
  • RSA Marshal
  • Crowd Controller at licensed venues
  • Wait Staff in bars, clubs, bistros, restaurants
  • Retail Assistant for licensed retail alcohol sales
  • Managers, product representatives, and volunteers in licensed venues

Course Entry Requirements

  • Photo Identification required prior to enrollment.
  • State and Territory licensing requirements apply to this course.
  • Have sufficient Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills to be able to participate in the program. All prospective students will undertake an LLN assessment prior to enrollment.
  • Have your USI ready prior to course attendance from the USI website, to create USI number, please see the link https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi

Duration & Structure

The course is conducted face to face in a classroom based learning environment over one day. You will attend for at least 6.5 hours (including break) from 09:30 to 16:00 at one of our training venues in Sydney, NSW.
You will conduct a range of simulated activities, work in small groups, please make sure you wear closed end shoes, and you will need to complete a written assessment at the end of the course to be deemed competent. Throughout the day you will also complete formative activities leading up to your final assessment.


1 day

Which Days?


Available Times

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Course Unit

This course is a single Unit of Competency and you will be granted a Statement of Attainment for SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol on successful completion.

Topics Covered

  • Legislative requirements Duty of Care
  • Providing accurate information to customers on alcoholic beverages Identifying at risk
  • Customers Standard Drink concept
  • Prepare and serve standard drinks according to requirements Erratic drinking patterns Assess intoxication levels Refusal of Service
  • Proof of Age and acceptable identification Who to serve to and who not to serve to Signage and Fines
  • Communication and conflict resolution Referal to security services for difficult situations
  • Confiscation of identification Recording and reporting


Upon successfully completion of the course candidates will be awarded a statement of attainment for the unit of competency SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible service of alcohol, and Liquor and Gaming NSW Interim certificate. The Interim certificate is used in Service NSW to obtain your RSA competency card which is valid for 5 years.

Course Fee

  • $180 – RSA Course. Pre-Book & SAVE

Please read our privacy notice, learners hand book & fee schedule before booking or paying any fee. https://www.alphabetacollege.edu.au/download/ . By booking and paying course fee you confirm that you agreed to our course terms and conditions.

Alpha Beta College Australia is the provider of L&GNSW approved courses on behalf of L&GNSW (Approval # CCR10000235). Please check Liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au for further information on whether you need to complete licensee training.

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