Gain the qualification needed to serve alcohol under Victorian state laws with the Responsible Service of Alcohol SITSS00071 short course at Victoria University Polytechnic.
This one-day course provides a set of skills for you to sell, serve or supply alcohol responsibly.
If you work in hospitality and events, or any other area where you sell, promote, deliver or supply alcohol to customers, this course is for you. It also suitable for licensees who are ultimately responsible for managing the responsible service of alcohol.
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 certification covers responsible service of alcohol (RSA) requirements for Victoria.
Responsible service of alcohol (RSA) legislative and knowledge requirements differ across borders.
Once you have successfully completed this course, you will have credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality and holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.
Skills First (subsidised) indicative fees
The Skills First government contribution in 2023 and 2024 towards this course is $62.50. If eligible, you will pay:
- Tuition 2023/24: $52.50 / $55*
- Materials 2023/24: $0 / $28
- Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF): 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.
**May be subject to change.
Full-fee place total indicative fees
- 2023/24 full-fee place: $65 set fee.
In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the SITSS00071 Responsible service of alcohol, a student must successfully undertake the following unit:
- SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol.
A set of skills to equip an individual to sell, serve or supply alcohol responsibly. Achievement of this unit provides credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality and holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.
This skill set is for personnel involved in the sale, service, promotional service, delivery and supply of alcohol to customers. It also applies to the licensee who is ultimately responsible for managing the responsible service of alcohol.
Certification requirements apply in Victoria to individuals involved in the sale, service, promotional service, delivery and supply of alcohol. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITHFAB021 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.
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.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As part of the application process, applicants must complete a Pre-training Review (PTR) to determine suitability for admission. Students require basic computer skills to access eLearning material. This is demonstrated via the online application process and discussed in the PTR.
How to register
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