RSA Certificate

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Responsible Service of Alcohol, RSA Certificate Courses

For anyone seeking work in hospitality, it is an absolute must that you get your Responsible Service of Alcohol, RSA certificate.

Bar attendant doing RSA certificate Training

RSA certificate training is compulsory in most states of Australia. The Nationally Accredited RSA certificate THHBFB09B or SITHFAB009A is valid in all Australian states except NSW and Queensland. In NSW and Queensland you need to complete an RSA course specific to those states and their certification is not accepted in the other states.
Anyone working in the service of alcohol must complete RSA certificate training. This includes bar and waiting staff, glass collectors, door staff and security. You’ll learn all the laws related to serving alcohol in licensed premises and get information on your rights and responsibilities when working.

RSA Certificate Training Details

There are two types of training, classroom and online. Getting your RSA Certificate online is normally faster but be sure to go with a company that gives an accredited certificate. Training normally takes around four to six hours depending on which state you are in. The Nationally Accredited and Queensland RSA certificate courses can be completed in a classroom or online except the NSW RSA course which can only be completed in a classroom situation. The courses normally cost between $75 and $100 depending on the training provider.

RSA Certificate State Requirements

The following are links to each Australian state’s requirements for getting an RSA certificate before working in the alcohol service industry.

NSW – RSA Certificate Requirements

QLD – RSA Certificate Requirements

VIC – RCG and RSA certificate requirements call: 1300 665 633

WA – RSA Certificate Requirements

ACT – RSA Certificate Requirements

NT – RSA Certificate Requirements

TAS – RSA Certificate Requirements

Companies Offering RSA Certificate Courses

The following are Australian companies that are highly regarded in offering RSA certificate training courses. Some offer rsa certificate online and others within a classroom training environment.

Quality Hospitality International ( QHI ) offers RSA and Food Handlers courses online. QHI has delivered over 20,000 online training courses to travellers and the Australian community. With QHI you can print out your certificate as soon as you complete your RSA or Food Handlers course or we will post it to you anywhere in the world. Quality Hospitality’s online courses are only $75.00 and as a bonus for BBM readers if you purchase a RSA course we will give you a Food Handlers course for free !! When you purchase your RSA course from QHI just enter BBM MAG in the ‘Promo Box’ and when you have completed your RSA course we will email you a login for your free Food handlers course. Go to or for more information email [email protected]

So go and complete the course for your and Responsible Service of Alcohol, RSA certificate, asap to start earning good money mixing drinks all over Australia.



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