Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Course

If you are looking for work in any establishment that sells or serves alcohol in NSW, it is a government requirement for you to have completed a Liquor and Gaming NSW approved RSA training course for you to work in the industry.

Your photo card must be retained when working on any licensed premises.

Legislation requires refresher training every five years.

The unit applies to all levels of sales personnel involved in the sale, service and promotional service of alcohol in licensed premises.

Course Information

  • Unit of Competency: SITHFAB002 – Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Our Liquor and Gaming NSW Training Provider Number CCR10000227

This includes:

During this course you will learn to:
Anyone who has never previously held a competency card or whose competency card has been expired for more than 28 days.

There are no entry requirements for this Statement of Attainment. You can enrol now.

This course requires a good command of written English. Participants must be able to interact with others as part of a team, both customers and staff, with the ability to read and write to enable effective comprehension relating to the course.

For RSA course participants, you will receive:

  • Liquor & Gaming NSW interim RSA Certificate
  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Plastic wallet size Competency Card (will be mailed by Liquor and Gaming NSW)
  • Certification is valid for 5 years.

Course duration is 6 hours. 

In the form of:

  1. 1 day Face-to-Face class, OR
  2. 30 days access to the course after your enrolment.

If you are unable to attend the course, you must notify Evolution Hospitality Institute on two (2) business days prior to course commencement. Should you book less than two (2) business days prior to the course program, no refund will apply if you cancel. Should you not attend the course or are more than 10 minutes late into the course, no refund will apply, and you will be required to book and pay for another course time. No Refund will apply for NO SHOW.

For RSA Online- You will get an instant access to the e-Learning platform. Refund and cancellation is not applicable. 


  • Evolution Hospitality Institute (EHI) uses state-of-the-art technology to validate student’s identity for online course requirements. 
  • We also have high-resolution videos and advanced interactive activities which needs a laptop in good condition and a stable internet connection.
  • Student needs to have basic computer skills to access and complete the learning activities within the course. You must have updated internet browser.
  • It is a requirement to validate student’s identity throughout the course. Photographs will be taken randomly via your webcam to ensure the registered student is completing a task within the course.


Sydney CBD, directly opposite Town Hall with easy access for all public transport services.
552 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000