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Published: 23-04-2020


Victorian Bar School (VBS) through the Department of Education and Training (the Department) is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Victorian Chief Health Office to monitor and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19).  The safety and wellbeing of our community of learners and staff remains our highest priority during this… Read More

RSA Refresher (RSA Online Refresher Course)

Published: 22-04-2014

Once you’ve completed the initial RSA training in the classroom, and you have received your VGCCC RSA Certificate, you are legally able to work in the hospitality industry in Victoria serving alcohol. You will, however, need to complete the Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) online refresher course at least once every 3 years. The Online RSA… Read More

How long does an RSA course take?

Published: 19-11-2013

A Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA Melbourne) course runs for 4 hours, as mandated by the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC). No business or course can legally provide you with an RSA that will be valid after an RSA course than has spanned less than 4 hours in duration. Not only does an… Read More

Life is too short for bad Coffee!

Published: 23-06-2013

The Coffee industry is booming around the country, and no-where else more so than in Melbourne. It’s no longer enough to serve inferior coffee.   The average guy on the street won’t put up with that ANY longer, …. hence the importance of learning to make top coffee in a coffee course run by professionals.   Look… Read More

What certificates does a waiter need?

Published: 19-02-2013

Different venues will require waiters hold different certificates before they are legally able to wait on tables. Any venue that serves alcohol in any capacity would require all wait staff to hold a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate (RSA Melbourne). As a waiter taking orders for drinks, or even merely delivering drinks to tables, you… Read More