This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to responsibly sell or serve alcohol and to satisfy the requirements for responsible sale and service of alcohol (RSA) under state or territory legislation.
This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and understanding necessary to serve alcohol in a responsible manner.
It allows participants access to information that will allow them to capably perform their duties in the workplace with greater awareness of their responsibilities regarding the law and harm minimisation.
- 1 day Face to Face
SITHFAB201 – Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Course Details
- Sell or serve alcohol responsibly
- Assist customers to drink within appropriate limits
- Assess alcohol affected customers and identify customers to whom sale or service must be refused
- Refuse to provide alcohol
If you are working (or planning to work) in a venue that serves alcohol, you need RSA certification to do any of the following roles:
- Secretary of a registered club
- Staff who sell, supply, or serve alcohol on the licensed premises
- Staff who perform crowd control or bouncer activities
- RSA marshals, if they are required in the venue by law or licence condition.
There are currently no prerequisites however, it is advisable that course participants have at least a reasonable level of fitness and a desire to work outdoors.
The qualification does not have an expiry date. However, some legislative requirements and knowledge will differ across borders. In some cases after completion of this unit, state and territory liquor authorities may require candidates to complete a bridging course to address these specific differences.
This unit of competence will be assessed. The assessment will be based on the principles of CBT (competency-based training). A successful outcome for this certificate will be determined by a range of different methods including written submission of work, observation of simulated and practical activities, structured questioning or discussions.
Upon successful completion of this training course, individuals will receive an Interim Certificate. You take your Interim Certificate to the Post Office to get your RSA Competency Card. Please read the process carefully of how to complete this course and how to get your RSA Competency Card.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
- SITHFAB201 – Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)