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Victorian institute of technology (VIT)

RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol)


An approved Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) course gives participants the skills and knowledge necessary to contribute to a safe and enjoyable environment in licensed premises. This course is relevant to all liquor licensees, bar staff and those involved in the serving of alcohol in Victoria. This course is approved by the Director of Liquor Licensing, Department of Justice, Victoria.

The RSA program covers a range of topics including:

  • Problems associated with excessive consumption
  • Alcohol and the law
  • The question of who is responsible for RSA
  • Facts about alcohol
  • Improving the atmosphere of your premises
  • Handling difficult customers

Approximate Duration: 4 hours
Cost: AUD $150 only
Course Material: The course material will be provided.

Course Schedule: Courses will be conducted subject to number of enrolments and all dates below are tentative.

Course Date Time Venue
Responsible Service
of Alcohol (RSA)
Wednesday 1st October
Wednesday 15th October
Wednesday 5th November
Wednesday 19th November
9.00 am – 1.00 pm City-Head Office
Level 14, Room 4
123 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
4 hours duration Wednesday 3rd December
Wednesday 17th December

Click here to Download the enrolment form.

Note: Course can also be conducted on-site (Melbourne)
A minimum of 10 enrolments are required


  • “I benefitted greatly from this course while still working in the workplace (restaurant).”

    - Kishan S

  • I was very happy with my time at VIT studying hospitality. I don’t think there is anything I would change, everything was good”

    - Vijay S

  • Excellent trainer, thoroughly enjoyed the course. Was well paced and time went quickly. Appreciated being able to complete some projects as a group in class, venue convenient and all facilities required were available

    - Ms. Christine G

  • Very good relationships developed from the beginning. Staff members have been fantastic even before commencement of the course. They made my time in class informative and pleasurable

    - Mr. Michael G

  • Very well structured course. I have got a lot out of this course and looking forward to putting my new skills and knowledge to work –

    - Ms. Melissa C

  • First time I have had such a positive, intelligent and charismatic trainer. He has a talent for training and made a challenging course achievable with his attitude and advice. I would definitely like to study with him in future on another course and have enjoyed the time

    - Mr. Jason P

  • Fantastic opportunity to be a student of VIT. Excellent trainer and best Administrator, thanks for their help and support

    - Ms. Ramanpreet P

  • The course was very good. Trainer was fantastic and was flexible and informative

    - Ms. Rebecca B

  • So far the course has been fantastic with a patient and understanding teacher.  The course is very informative and helpful with my current job.

    - Mr. Chris C

  • The written information I found to be useful, well written, concise. The instructor was very helpful in any difficulties that I experienced. Also very knowledgeable and very communicative. I would recommend this course.

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    - Mr. Effie S

  • It is a very enjoyable and informative class.

    - Mr. Sylvie T

  • The course gave me confidence though it was a little challenging. My teacher was friendly and very helpful.

    - Mr. Vincen R

  • My English teacher is responsible and patient who uses simple ways to help us understand English words.

    - Mr. Yuwen Z

  • Our English teacher is a nice person who is patient, responsible and kind.

    - Mr. Li Y

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