RSA Training - State / Territory Requirements
The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is NOT accepted in the ACT. Legislation is about to change and allow online training, but at this stage courses offered by Australian Online College for RSA are not accepted. You must attend a face-to-face course. Training orgranisations are listed with the following website.
ACT Office of Fair Trading - website http://www.ors.act.gov.au
The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is NOT accepted in NSW... go figure!
A certificate issued by the Casino Liquor and Gaming Control Authority is the only certificate issued in NSW. You must attend a face to face course conducted in NSW to receive this certificate.
NSW Office of Liquor Racing and Gaming - website http://www.olgr.nsw.gov.au
The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is accepted in the NT.
NT Department of Justice website - http://www.nt.gov.au/justice/
The Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate course delivered by the Australian Online College leads to the issue of both the Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment AND the Queensland Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate.
A special Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) approved certificate is the only certificate accepted in QLD. Short bridging courses are available for people who have completed a nationally recognised RSA course that lead to the issue of an OLGR recognised RSA certificate.
The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is NOT accepted in QLD.
QLD Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation - website http://www.olgr.qld.gov.au
The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is accepted in SA. Before working in SA you will need your RSA certificate and apply to the Liquor Licensing Commission to become a Responsible Person at each venue that you are working in. Once you are approved you will be issued with a photographic identification card for each venue.
SA Liquor Administration - website http://www.olgc.sa.gov.au
The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is NOT accepted in TAS.
Online training is not accepted in Tasmania. Persons needing to complete RSA training for the purposes of working in Tasmania need to undertake face-to-face training.
Liquor Licensing Tasmania - website http://www.treasury.tas.gov.au
Online RSA training is accepted for some but not all people in VIC.
Online RSA training is NOT accepted in Victoria for the following classes of people:
- for licensees or staff working with packaged liquor in bottle shops and supermarkets;
- when applying for a new liquor license when you are the licensee
- working at a venue which has on its license a condition that requires staff to have an RSA certificate;
- in venues that are open after 1 am and have amplified music.
The RSA certificate approved by the Director of Liquor Licensing is only available through face-to-face training.
Responsible Alcohol Victoria website - http://www.justice.vic.gov.au/alcohol
The nationally recognised RSA training Statement of Attainment is accepted in WA.
WA Liquor Licensing - website http://www.rgl.wa.gov.au
This page is about responsible service of alcohol training in the different states and territories.