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New entrant training is a training standard developed by the VCGLR to ensure that applicants have an adequate knowledge of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
An application for a liquor licence will not be granted until new entrant training has been completed for all liquor licence categories except for a BYO permit and pre-retail licence.
Self-paced guide BYO Permit for a Party Bus licence (PDF, 847.52 KB)
Self-paced guide Packaged liquor and late night (packaged liquor) licence (PDF, 644.02 KB)
Self-paced guide Full club licence (PDF, 1.01 MB)
Self-paced guide Producers licence (PDF, 699.12 KB)
Self-paced guide General and late night (general) licence (PDF, 930.89 KB)
Self-paced guide Restaurant and Cafe licence (PDF, 727.04 KB)
Self-paced guide Restricted Club licence (PDF, 949.35 KB)
Self-paced guide Limited licence (PDF, 1.17 MB)
Self-paced guide On-premises and late night (on-premises) licence (PDF, 952.77 KB)
Applicants who need to complete new entrant training are:
If applicants have already undertaken an approved new entrant training course, a copy of the training certificate should be included with the licence application.
The following courses are recognised by the VCGLR as new entrant training.
Information on each of the NET courses can be found on the Registered Training Organisation’s website. For details about the specific new entrant training courses please contact the Registered Training Organisation directly.
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