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Improving RSA training in Victoria

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Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training moves to national accreditation and online.

Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) accredited by the Commission can now deliver the nationally accredited RSA training course – Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (SITHFAB002) –in Victoria.

From Monday 12 October 2020, RTOs will be able to deliver SITHFAB002 training online if they have received prior approval from the Commission.

Anyone with a SITHFAB002 qualification obtained through face to face or online training from an RTO recognised in another state or territory will have their qualification recognised from 8pm Monday 12 October 2020. A free online bridging course will need to be completed to ensure interstate students know about Victorian specific liquor laws and requirements, have their details entered into the VCGLR’s database and are issued with a VCGLR certificate, see: RSA bridging course

Hospitality workers who are required to provide a copy of their RSA certification to employees will need to ensure they provide a copy of their Victorian RSA certificate. Our inspectors will not accept a SITHFAB002 certificate or any other certificate during an inspection of a licensed premise.

The above changes are in response to recent consultation with Victorian RTOs and industry stakeholders and will help achieve the State Government’s commitment to reduce red tape and make it easier for Victorians to have their RSA certification recognised nationally.

New entrant training and Advanced RSA will continue to be delivered face to face.

If you are an RTO wanting to apply for accreditation, see: Apply to be an accredited Registered Training Organisation 

For more information, see: Responsible Service of Alcohol

Article last modified 
19 October 2020