State by State Requirements

Can I get one RSA training course that will cover the whole of Australia?

Yes, but..

Unfortuntely some states and territories have differing requirements for RSA training, assessment and certificate/badge/competency cards. Therefore it is not possible to do one single course that will satisfy all requirements for all states, but, you are able to bridge your qualification to the other states.

Our recommendation is that you should choose the state where you are most likely to start working and complete that course, making sure to click on all of the available state variations when you come to the map sections. Once you have your Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 statement of attainment, it will be recognised in TAS, WA, NT, SA, ACT, & QLD. If you did not choose NSW or VIC as your first choice, you can then do the free online bridging courses for those states, if and when you need to work there.

The VIC government's bridging course is currently free. The NSW government ultimately levies an additional fee for their photo competency card scheme and at the time of writing this fee is set at $87.

See each states course page for full details, or continue reading below.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in Queensland (QLD)?

The Nationally Accredited Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) online training course that we offer is the most recent accreditation for RSA training and is accepted in Queensland.

Our online course has specific content for Queensland, such as laws and fines specific to Queensland. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in Queensland, the contact details are:

Title: The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR)
Website: www.business.qld.gov.au
Phone: 13 74 68
Email: olgrinfo@justice.qld.gov.au

To get started, please visit our Queensland (QLD) Online RSA training page.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in New South Wales (NSW)?

You must complete a training course delivered by a Liquor and Gaming NSW Approved Training Provider (ATP) either online or in the classroom. We are an approved provider, you should look for the NSW approved provider logo on the NSW state page.

Please note: RSA "correspondence" training is no longer permitted in NSW.

Our online course has specific content for New South Wales, such as laws and fines specific to New South Wales. On completion of the course you will receive 2 certificates. A NSW Interim RSA Certificate and a nationally recognised Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) certificate.

The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in VIC, there is a free online bridging courses available.

To work in NSW you must have your "NSW interim RSA certificate" or a "NSW Photo Competency Card", that you will apply for with your "NSW interim RSA certificate".

The interim certificate allows you to work for up to 90 days, after which time you must have applied for and received your photo competency card.

If your interim certificate expires before you have your photo competency card you will not be able to work, so make sure you apply for your competency card as soon as possible.

Title: Liquor & Gaming NSW (L&G)
Website: www.liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 1300 024 720
Email: contact.us@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au
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To get started, please visit our New South Wales (NSW) Online RSA training page.

NSW RSA Photo Competency Card Renewals / Refresher Course

If you already hold a NSW Photo Competency Card for Responsible Service of Alcohol, you must not do the RSA training again. Instead you must complete the NSW government's online refresher course operated by the government and available via the Liquor and Gaming NSW website.

At the time of writing, the cost of the RSA referesher course is $35.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in Australian Capital Territory (ACT)?

Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) training delivered online is recognised in the ACT but must be renewed every three (3) years. If you are already qualified you can check the expiration date on your current statement of attainment.

Our online course has specific content for the Australian Capital Territory, such as laws and fines specific to the ACT. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in the ACT, the contact details are:

Title: The Office of Regulatory Services
Website: www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6207 3000
Email: liquor@act.gov.au

To get started, please visit our Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Online RSA training page.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in Victoria (VIC)?

In 2021 after extensive campaigning and many thousands of our students signed a petition to bring RSA online, the Victorian Government has now allowed select approved training providers to deliver a VIC approved Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) course online.

We are an approved training provider (ATP) in Victoria and our course has been audited and recognised to meet the Victorian requirements.

Our course has specific content for Victoria, such as laws and fines specific to Victoria. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW, there is an online bridging course available.

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If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in Victoria, the contact details are:

Title: The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR)
Website: www.vcglr.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1300 182 457
Email: contact@vcglr.vic.gov.au
Links:

To get started, please visit our Victorian Online RSA training page.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in Tasmania (TAS)?

The Tasmanian government allows select approved training providers to deliver the Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) course online.

We are an approved training provider (ATP) in Tasmania and our course has been audited and recognised to meet the Tasmanian requirements.

Our course has specific content for Tasmania, such as laws and fines specific to Tasmania. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in Tasmania, the contact details are:

Title: The Department of Treasury and Finance
Website: www.treasury.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6233 2475
Email: licensing@treasury.tas.gov.au

To get started, please visit our Tasmania (TAS) Online RSA training page.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in South Australia (SA)?

The South Australian government allows select approved training providers to deliver the Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) course online.

We are an approved training provider (ATP) in South Australia and our course has been audited and recognised to meet the South Australian requirements.

Our course has specific content for South Australia, such as laws and fines specific to South Australia. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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If you wish to also apply to the SA Liquor Licensing Commission to be a responsible person, part of this process will be to supply evidence of the national RSA certificate. This training can be done online with us. Applications for your Approved Person's Badge in SA must be made by your employer.

If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in South Australia, the contact details are:

Title: Consumer and Business Services
Website: www.cbs.sa.gov.au
Phone: 13 18 82
Email: olgc@agd.sa.gov.au

To get started, please visit our SAmania (SA) Online RSA training page.

What is required to work in the liquor Industry in Western Australia?

The nationally accredited Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) certificate is accepted in Western Australia.

Our course has specific content for Western Australia, such as laws and fines specific to Western Australia. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in Western Australia, the contact details are:

Title: Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor
Website: www.rgl.wa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 9425 1888
Email: rgl@rgl.wa.gov.au

To get started, please visit our Western Australia (WA) Online RSA training page.

What is required to work in the Northern Territory

The nationally accredited Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) certificate is accepted in the Northern Territory.

Our course has specific content for the Northern Territory, such as laws and fines specific to Northern Territory. The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and is also valid for the Airlines. If at a later time you wish to work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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If you would like to contact the local liquor authority in Northern Territory, the contact details are:

Title: Department of Justice
Website: nt.gov.au
Phone: (08) 8999 1800
Email: agd.licensingnt@nt.gov.au

To get started, please visit our Northern Territory (NT) Online RSA training page.

I am in the airline industry can I do online RSA training and what state do I need?

The nationally accredited Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB002 (RSA) certificate is accepted by all airlines for flight attendants, but we recommend checking with your employer about which specific states you need to cover.

The nationally recognised certificate issued for this course is valid for the airlines and for work in QLD, WA, SA, NT, TAS, ACT. If your employer requires you to be covered for work in NSW or VIC, there are online bridging courses available.

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To get started, please visit our Online RSA training for airlines staff page.