RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) Bar and Bartending Courses

Why choose Victorian Bar School
  • We run many classes a week - online AND face-to-face
  • Melbourne's cheapest RSA course
  • VCGLR approved certificate and a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

In order to work in any licensed venue in Victoria, you must hold an RSA certificate accredited by the VCGLR (Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation). An RSA course at The Victorian Bar School will provide you with a VCGLR RSA Certificate, and a statement of attainment for the unit of competency SITHFAB002. You will then have all you need to serve alcohol in any bar, club, restaurant, café, pub or venue that sells alcohol in Victoria.

RSA CHANGES IN VICTORIA | ALL ENROLMENTS FROM 1 JULY 2021
From 1st July 2021, the RSA course in Victoria will require completion of the national unit of competence SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol.
This course will include content that is specific to Victorian liquor laws and is delivered in accordance with those guidelines outlined by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR)
The revised course duration is 5 Hours.
Upon successful completion we will issue each participant a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competence SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol and the VCGLR RSA Certificate.

The Victorian Bar School is the best place to do your RSA course in Melbourne, we have the best trainers and offer the best value in town! Only VCGLR accredited training providers can issue RSA certificates that will legally allow you to serve alcohol in a licensed venue.

The half day program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to ensure that you serve alcohol in a safe and legal way. You will also learn a range of different strategies to help you deal with situations that may arise while serving alcohol. The course covers the following topics:

Course Structure
The RSA course runs for five hours.

As advised by the Department of Education and Training (Victoria), onsite learning is only available to Victorians fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

We have several courses that run throughout the week. To see upcoming dates or to make a booking for the RSA course please click on the book now button below:


The Responsible Service of Alcohol


Are you eligible for a Government Subsidy?

If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident you may be eligible for our government subsidised course.

Victorian Bar School offers a Certificate IV in Hospitality course from only $79 for eligible candidates that will give teach you the skills to gain employment in Melbourne’s hospitality industry.

The course includes:

For more information or to see if you’re eligible please contact call 03 9654 7277


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