Melbourne Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate

RSA Brisbane Course

Course Details

If you want to work in any bar, club, cafe, restaurant or venue (including liquor stores and bottle shops) that sells alcohol in Victoria, you will need a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate, accredited by the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC). Our RSA course in Melbourne’s CBD is approved by the VGCCC. The course runs for 4 hours and upon completion learners will obtain a VGCCC approved RSA certificate.

What You Will Learn

  • Problems associated with excessive consumption
  • Alcohol and the law
  • Who is responsible?
  • Facts about alcohol
  • Strategies for responsible service
  • Refusal of service


CHT utilises competency-based assessment to demonstrate that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by nationally recognised standards. To achieve competence in this course you will need to complete a written assessment and a skills demonstration.

Course Duration

Four hours


On successful completion of the course you will be issued with a VGCCC approved certificate:

Responsible service of alcohol

Entrance Requirements / Pre-requisites

  • Learners must be 16 years of age and over at the time of course commencement.
  • There are no pre-requisite units for this course.

How to Enrol

To enrol into this course, please follow these simple steps:

  • Select a date from the course timetable on this page.
  • Complete your personal details and make a payment via credit or debit card.
  • Receive an email with confirmation of your booking.
  • Complete the full enrolment form prior to the commencement of your course.

Upcoming Courses

Fees and Government Funding

Tuition Fees (GST Exempt) Cost
Full Fee $60
Government Funded* N/A
Concession N/A

Government funding is not available for the standalone RSA course; however, the RSA course is included in our Government funded* Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416).

If you are an Australian citizen (or permanent resident) you may be eligible for this subsidised course.

The nationally recognised qualification includes

  • Barista Coffee
  • Bartending
  • Food Handling and Food Safety Supervisor
  • Leadership and Management
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Waiting Skills

Plus, much more!!

Click here to see CHT’s fee schedule.

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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