Responsible Service of Alcohol


4 hours


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Photo identification (including your date of birth).

What You Learn

Defining standard drinks.

Understanding of the major problems associated with intoxication, under-age drinking, drinking and driving and serving alcohol outside of legal hours.

Employer/employee responsibilities.

What You Get

Understanding of the legal requirements for the sale and service of alcohol in Victoria.

Upon successful completion, you'll receive a certificate from the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR).

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Dress Code



Places Remaining
Date 03 Apr 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
South West TAFE - Warrnambool Campus, 197/202 Timor St, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
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Date 17 Apr 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
South West TAFE Colac Campus - 54 ABromfield Street Colac 3250
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Learn how to legally serve alcohol in Victoria

If you want to work in a licensed venue or apply for a liquor licence in Victoria, you’ll need a Victorian Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate. This 4 hour course will give you all knowledge you’ll need to achieve an RSA certificate from the Victorian Commission for Gambling & Liquor Regulation (VCGLR).

When you finish this course, you’ll understand the legal requirements of serving alcohol in Victoria. You’ll also have learned about the major problems around excessive consumption of alcohol, under-age drinking, drinking and driving and serving alcohol outside of legal hours.

If you successfully pass the assessment, you’ll receive a VCGLR - RSA Certificate.


  • Employer/employee responsibilities

  • Defining standard drinks

  • Under-age drinking

  • Drink driving

  • Customer responsibilities

  • Intoxication

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours

  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team

  • Koorie Liaison Officer

  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs

  • Library and Research Centre

  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery

  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy

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