RSA Certificate – (SITHFAB002-Provide responsible service of alcohol)
RSA Online Benefits
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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
Note: BarMax Australia is approved by Liquor & Gaming NSW (L&GNSW) to deliver the NSW RSA Online course.
Barmax is not registered with CRICOS and as such unable to conduct training & assessment for students on a student visa (subclass 500) thus are not eligible for enrolment.
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
- Conveniently complete video assessment with trainer.
To ensure learners have the best possible chance at completing and understanding the required knowledge and skills the RSA course has a combination of plain English, photos, videos and questions.
If you believe you may require assistance to complete the RSA course due to your Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills please contact our offices on 02 92114110 to discuss your training needs.
Validating Student Identity using Webcam
During this course and in order to validate the identity of the student for whom the final certificate will be issued, Liquor & Gaming NSW require the provider to assure the identity of the student.
In order to satisfy this requirement, photographs will be taken periodically and randomly via your webcam and only whilst the student is logged in and completing a task within the course.
Before commencing each new task in the course, students may be prompted to ‘allow’ the use of their webcam/camera.
Course Validity period
Your course will be valid for 30 days from the date of your payment.
You must complete this course within 30 days of payment, or your account will be de-activated. If your course is de-activated, you will no longer be able to access the course without re-enrolling and paying full course fees.
Note: You may request an extension to your RSA online course provided it has not yet expired. Extension periods are in 2 week blocks at a fee of $35 per block. Call BarMax offices on 92114110 to pay for your extension.
How long will it take to complete?
This may vary relative to your Language, Literacy & Numeracy skills, prior knowledge, formal training and/or experience in the subject.
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?
After completion of the course you will receive an Interim Certificate (2 page document ). The first page allows you to legally work for 90 days 1st page. The second page is valid for 5 years and contains a bar-code.
After receipt of your Interim Certificate, you must visit participating Service NSW outlets , present your interim (2nd page with bar-code) along with 100 points of ID.
Service NSW will then verify your identity and a photo will be taken and added to your profile for processing. Cards take 3-4 weeks to arrive hence the 90 day validity on the first page of the interim.
You can also download the Service NSW App onto your phone and setup your Digital ID (Valid for working) on your phone typically within 24 hours of visiting Service NSW.
The cost of the card is $87 and is included in the course cost.
For more information about applying for the L&GNSW Photo Competency Card, Digital IDs please go to:
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.
Need more information?
Call e-learning at BarMax on
- RSA Online inquiries – 02 9211 4110 (option 1)
Alternatively send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Computer Equipment and Internet requirements
Students are required to have basic computer skills to access the on-line learning and assessment components of this course, as well as having access to a computer and the internet.
Students will also need to have access to a webcam connected to your computer, or a laptop with a built in camera.
NB. It is NOT recommended that students attempt this course using a mobile phone as the keyboard provided with a computer offers options to ease problem solving within the quizzes and assessments where as a mobile phone does not offer this functionality.
- Computer and internet access
- Proficient in the use of a computer and the internet
- Access to a Webcam camera with internet access.
|System Requirements||Minimum Specification|
|Operating System:||Windows 8,9,10, MacOS 10.12: Sierra- 2016.|
|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 (not recommended)|