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The Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) course is approved and administered by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR). The course is conducted by approved trainers from accredited Registered Training Organisations.
To become accredited, and to be able to offer the RSA training course, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) must complete the application form below and provide the following:
Please send the documents to:
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation
GPO Box 1988
Melbourne VIC 3001
The following costs are associated with delivering the RSA course:
Cost (incl. GST)
NB: When a trainer completes the Train-the-Trainer program, they will receive a copy of the RSA PowerPoint presentation, tests and other course materials. Student materials are ordered via the RSA certificate database.
Accreditation is granted on the following conditions:
The VCGLR will provide ongoing support for agencies and presenters in delivery of RSA programs. Please make use of this facility to ensure that a high quality program is delivered.
Complete and save the RTO accreditation for RSA training application form.
Provide documentary evidence that the RTO has hospitality listed in its scope of registration. You may provide a paper copy or an electronic copy in PDF format.
Provide a copy of the following documents for each of the trainers who require to be approved to deliver RSA training for your RTO:
You may provide a paper copy or an electronic copy in PDF format.
The application fee for the RTO accreditation is $275 (including GST):
Submit your application with the following documents:
You can submit your application in one of the following ways:
Note: If you do not supply all the information specified in Steps 1-5, your application cannot be reviewed. To avoid delays please make sure that your application is complete before sending.
When you return the signed contract, you will be provided with a user name and password to the RSA certificate database system that will enable you to start operating as an accredited RTO to deliver the RSA training program.