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A Registered Training Organisation (RTO) is an organisation that provides vocational education and training to students so they can obtain qualifications or statements of attainment that are recognised by industry and other educational institutions throughout Australia.
RTOs who want to apply to us for accreditation to deliver RSA training must be registered as a training authority and have the nationally accredited RSA – SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (SITHFAB002) - on their scope of registration. For more information on registration, see:
This information is for RTOs to ensure they meet content requirements, prior to submitting their application to deliver RSA online in Victoria. RTOs must be approved by VCGLR to deliver RSA face to face first.
Online course requirements:
Examples of course content:
Ensure you have checked your course includes topics covered in the existing VCGLR training materials available on the RSA certificate database
Please allow 15 business days for us to process your application once it meets these requirements. We will notify you of the outcome via email.
Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) accredited to deliver RSA training in Victoria must apply to deliver the nationally accredited RSA training – Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (SITHFAB002) online.
We will only approve an RTO to conduct RSA training online if satisfactory measures are in place to ensure that the RTO can:
RTOs accredited by us to deliver the RSA course must also adhere to our Terms and Conditions and accreditation schedule regardless of the method of delivery of the RSA Course.
The approval process
Prior to granting approval to an application, we may:
Applicants should carefully read the requirements for delivering RSA training online (outlined below) prior to commencing this application.
Standard conditions of approval to deliver RSA online
The below standard conditions will be imposed if your application to deliver RSA online is approved.
We may vary any conditions from time to time and will advise RTOs in writing.
Requirements to deliver RSA training online
1. Confirm the identity of students undertaking training:
2. Assess the competency of students:
3. Minimise the potential for fraudulent activity:
To apply to deliver RSA training online, see: Apply to deliver online RSA training
Please allow 15 business days for us to process your application once this has been submitted. We will notify you of the outcome via email.
RTOs approved by us to deliver the RSA course must adhere to our Terms and Conditions and accreditation schedule regardless of the method of delivery of the RSA Course.
Please make yourself familiar with VCGLR requirements, see: Information for registered training organisations
Before applying to deliver RSA face to face, ensure you can provide:
Supporting documentation must be attached to the application.
To apply to deliver RSA training face to face, see: Apply to deliver face to face RSA training