Melbourne Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate

RSA Melbourne

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Course Details

If you want to work at any licensed venue anywhere in Victoria (including bottle shops), then it is mandatory that all staff hold a valid RSA certificate.

By attending our 4-hour class where we cover topics such as responsible service of alcohol and preventing intoxication among other things, not only will you learn about what laws apply but also how best to protect patrons from irresponsible behavior while serving them drinks. Plus upon completion of the program participants earn their LCV certificate which means means you'll be ready for employment opportunities!

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


Coffee School by CHT uses competency-based assessments through which you demonstrate that your acquired skills and knowledge meet nationally recognised standards. These include written assessments and skills demonstration.

Course Duration

Four hours


On successful completion of the course you will be issued with:

  • LCV approved certificate - Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Statement of Attainment - SITHFAB021 Provide 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, but it is important that students are comfortable with delivery and assessment in English. If you require the assistance of a translator or interpreter, please note that you must enrol in our face-to-face RSA 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.

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