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RSA Certificate – (SITHFAB002-Provide responsible service of alcohol)

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Online - RSA Course NSW
01 Jan 2018
31 Dec 2018
Barmax Head Office
$ 129.00
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Online Course - Access 24/7- Can be completed at your own pace within 30 days of purchase.

Note:Date & Location do not apply for online courses

(Course cost includes Photo Competency card)

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RSA Course (includes Photo Competency Card)
6½ hours - (SITHFAB002-Provide responsible service of alcohol) RSA Certificate

The course is a 6 ½ hour workshop-style course that trains people involved in the licensed premises industry to be compliant with the current laws surrounding liquor and its service.

Once you have successfully completed the RSA course, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (RSA Certificate) and an Interim Certificate issued on the behalf of the OLGR in order for you to apply for your Photo Competency card.

More information available in the 'Course Information Booklet' and student handbook is available in our downloads section.

What is included in this RSA Certification (theory)
  • 6½ hours - (SITHFAB002-Provide responsible service of alcohol) RSA Certificate
Understand and comply with the legal responsibilities associated with the service of alcohol and Harm Minimisation in New South Wales
  • Define a standard drink and understand their strengths
  • Understand the effects of alcohol on the community and individuals
  • Recognise the levels of intoxication of customers
  • Details strategies and exhibit skills in the prevention and detection of minors on licensed premises, to prevent underage drinking
  • Detail strategies and exhibit skills in the effective prevention or control of intoxication, or potentially violent or offensive behaviour customers
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods employed in training to improve customer service and comprehension of the new focus on alcohol service
  • Improve internal communication skills to enhance control and monitoring for improved focus on customer’s welfare
  • Improve communication with patrons in order to competently advise options available
Responsible Service of Alcohol

Completion of the RSA course is required before applying for an Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) Photo Competency Card that enables the holder to work in the licensed premises industry.

After successful completion of the course examination, graduates are issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) and an interim certificate.

The interim certificate is used to obtain the OLGR Photo Competency Card.

You can apply for the OLGR Photo Competency Card at participating  Service NSW outlets from when you present your interim certificate and 100 points of identification.

The card cost of $70 is included in the course cost.

For more information about applying for the OLGR Photo Competency Card, please go to:

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(NB: RCG ONLINE is not available for NSW with any providers. You must complete a classroom based course)

BarMax Australia is approved by Liquor & Gaming NSW to deliver the NSW RSA Online course.

RSA Online Benefits

By learning RSA Online you will be able to:

  • Learn at your own pace in your own environment
  • Less stress without the hassle of traveling or parking
  • Interactive content makes completing the course easy
  • 7 days a week support for any questions

Simple to use

  • The online system is simple to navigate
  • Has a fully integrated messaging system
  • Allows you to view your progress and results
  • Submit your assessment tasks and upload documents (in Word, Excel and PDF’s) and to receive feedback from your trainer


To satisfy Liquor & Gaming NSW course requirements and as a part of the student identity verification , participants must provide a certified copy of a government issued photographic identification (see example) and a completed ‘Statutory Declaration’ form which you must sign in front of a Justice of the Peace, Commissioner for Declarations or other authorised witness e.g Pharmacist, Police officer etc

Can I work straight after completing my course?

Once you have completed and passed your course it will take between 24 and 48 hours for you to receive your ‘interim certificate’. This certificate will enable you to work on licenced premises for 90 days. During this time you must get your Photo Competency Card or you wont be able to work after the 90 days are expired.

How do I get my Photo Competency Card?

You can apply for the Liquor and Gaming Photo NSW Competency Card at participating Service NSW outlets when you present your interim certificate and 100 points of identification.

The card cost of $70 is included in the course cost.

For more information about applying for the OLGR Photo Competency Card, please go to:

Liquor & Gaming

Statements of Attainment

‘Statements of Attainment’ will be issued by Tertius Training Pty Ltd – provider number 41242. These may be used as an RSA for working on licenced premises in Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

RSA Student Course notes

Please visit our downloads section on our website where you will find copies of the RSA student course notes, Student Handbook, and Course Information booklet. The Student Information Handbook contains the policies and procedures that are relevant to your course.

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Computing and Internet requirements

    • Computer and internet access
    • Proficient in the use of a computer and the internet
System Requirements Minimum Specification
Operating System: Windows XP, 2007 with SP2 MAC Os
Processor: 1.86 GHz (minimum)
Memory: 256 MB memory minimum, 512 MB recommended
Browsers: Windows: Google Chrome 40 or later , IE9 or later , Firefox 40 or later

Mac: Safari 7 or later, Google Chrome 40 or later

Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 7 and later , Google Chrome 40 or later, Firefox 40 or later in Android OS 4.1 and later

Internet Connection Minimum 512 kbps, recommended 1024 kbps connection
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768 1024 x 768
Colour depth: True Colour (16 bit) Colour depth: thousands of colours
Speakers Multimedia speakers or headphones
Platforms Desktop, Laptop, iPAD, Tablets, Smartphones.