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SITSS00055 - Responsible Service of Alcohol Skill Set


At a glance

The Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate is nationally recognised and is a compulsory requirement for anybody working in an environment where alcohol is available for purchase.

RSA Certificate training includes the topics:

Sell or service alcohol responsibly
Assist customers to drink within appropriate limits
Assess alcohol affected customers and identify customers to whom sale or service must be refused
Refuse to provide alcohol
Students undertaking this course will study the accredited unit SITHFAB002 - Provide responsible service of alcohol.

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Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Study Mode On-campus
Availability Mackay, City; Rockhampton, City On-campus
Duration 1 class for 4 hours
Intake Dates March; May; June; July; August; September; October; November
Fee $115.5

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date. 2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed. 3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

As this course is a legislation requirement for those serving alcohol in their workplace, it is advantageous for those wanting to enter the hospitality industry, including jobs such as bar attendant and other roles associated with the serving of alcohol. A Statement of Attainment for Responsible Service of Alcohol Course from the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) will be issued on completion of this skill set.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.



This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes will be held from 9 am – 2 pm at the Fifth Floor Training Restaurant and will be available on the following dates:
  • Thursday, 19 July 2018
  • Monday, 10 September 2018 
CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will be held from 9 am – 2 pm at Willby’s Training Restaurant and will be available on the following dates:
  • Monday, 21 May 2018
  • Monday, 10 September 2018


Various course intakes are available in 2018 which are specific to each CQUniversity campus.

Duration and Dates

1 class for 4 hours

How to Apply


To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

For further information

If you have any questions about the course or program, please call us on 13 27 86.

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