Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton, Colac
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|On Campus, Short Course
|Apply any time
|One, four-hour class (in person / face-to-face delivery) including online activity, group scenario role plays, RSA presentation, written test and knowledge assessment. Pre-Course Activity (3 hours) - Read the Responsible Service of Alcohol workbook supplied by the VGCCC on SWTAFE Online.
Learn how to legally serve alcohol in Victoria.
If you want to work in a licensed venue or apply for a liquor licence in Victoria, you’ll need a Victorian Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate.
This course will give you all the knowledge for you to achieve an RSA certificate from the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC). You’ll gain an understanding of the legal requirements of serving alcohol in Victoria. You’ll also learn about the major problems around excessive consumption of alcohol, under-age drinking, drinking and driving, and serving alcohol outside of legal hours.
On successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for this course, and you'll receive a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate from the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC). You will be certified to serve alcohol at bars, restaurants and bottle shops.
If you are under 18 years of age at the time of completing the course, you will only receive a Statement of Attainment for this course and you will not receive an RSA certificate from VGCCC.
This course may provide a pathway for further study in the hospitality industry.
|Provide responsible service of alcohol
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The course fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Course fee funding is made available to eligible individuals by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect opportunities to access additional funding in the future. An accurate quote for this course will be provided during the enrolment process.
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|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
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Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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If you need any assistance with applying, contact our team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.
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