Duration: 
1 day
Delivery mode: 
Face to Face with eLearning
Fees: 
$52.50 (Skills First) | $85 (Full Fee)
Start date:
28 November 2022
Application due dates:
Direct applications are due on 28 November 2022 for our next intake which starts on 28 November 2022.

Overview

Gain the skills and knowledge required for the service of alcohol under state legislation with the Responsible Service of Alcohol SITSS00055 course.

You'll discover the required skills and knowledge to serve alcohol with the Responsible Service of Alcohol SITSS00055 course at Victoria University.

An Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certification is mandatory for licensees and staff selling, offering or serving liquor for general, on-premises, late night and packaged liquor licenses.

Learning at our Footscray Nicholson campus, you will develop skills in the following areas:

  • legal requirements relating to the sale and service of alcohol
  • excessive consumption of alcohol and duty of care
  • monitoring of patron intoxication levels and management of difficult customers
  • alcohol consumption and Australian standard drink facts.

This skill set is delivered over one (1) day via face-to-face training on campus in a classroom and VenU, Victoria University’s training restaurant open to both staff and general public. There is also a facilitator-led eLearning training and assessment component.

The operational training facility will allow you to learn and apply your skills in a fully-equipped hospitality training environment. 

Upon successful completion, you will receive an RSA certificate issued by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR). This certification is valid for three years.

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Skills First (subsidised) indicative fees

The Skills First government contribution in 2022 and 2023 towards this course is $62.50. If eligible, you will pay:

  • Tuition 2022/23: $50/$52.50*
  • Materials 2022/23: $0
  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) 2022/23: maximum per year $0

*A concession rate of 20% of the standard Skills First subsidised tuition fee is available if you are eligible for a concession. Learn more about concessions.

**The SSAF Fee is indicative only as we await advice on the maximum fee tertiary institutions can charge in 2023. 


Full-fee place total indicative fees

  • 2022/23 full-fee place: $85

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the sitss00055 Responsible Service of Alcohol, a student must successfully undertake the core unit: 

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

You will develop skills in the following areas:
legal requirements relating to the sale and service of alcohol;
excessive consumption of alcohol and duty of care;
monitoring of patron intoxication levels and management of difficult customers, and;
alcohol consumption and 'standard drinks' facts

This short course is delivered over one (1) day via face to face training on campus in a classroom andat VenU, Victoria University's training restaurant open to both staff and the general public. This operational training facility enables students to learn and apply their skills in a fully equipped hospitality training environment. Students will also be required to undertake structured learning activities in their own time. It is preferred students have basic computer skills to access eLearning material, but not essential.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

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There are no formal entry requirements for this course (not applicable if above)As part of the application process, applicants must complete a Pre-training Review (PTR) to determine suitability for admission.

How to apply

Available start dates:

  • 28 November 2022 (Bldg D, Level 1, Rm 122, 9.30am-5.30pm)

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