RSA Course Sydney

RSA Course Sydney…


The RSA Certificate is a compulsory component of employment for anyone serving/supplying liquor in a licensed venue in New South Wales. Obtaining a RSA-NSW Certificate provides the knowledge and skill to make sure staff is able to provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for patrons. There is no specifically named RSA Course Sydney; however, obtaining an RSA Certificate is essential for working in a licensed venue in the state of NSW, and specifically in Sydney.

RSA Course Sydney

Where Can You Get an RSA-NSW Certificate in Sydney?

RSA-NSW training must be done by an accredited trainer that is approved by The Casino, Liquor and Gaming Authority. Please note that NSW does not accept any other certificate from any other state in Australia. Be wary of any training providers who claim NSW will accept an interstate or nationally recognized certificate. The Government of NSW will not accept them.

To ensure our visitors find an accredited training provider we have sussed out a few for you. If you want to complete your RSA  We recommend you check out this Sydney RSA Training Provider.

They offer courses in Sydney CBD and Paramatta so definitely check them out if you want to make sure your course is accredited by the necessary authorities. We also found a company who are accredited to offer the Course online and offer the cheapest NSW RSA we could find so definitely suss them out.

Why Do You Have To Complete

An RSA-NSW Certificate

To Work In Sydney?

The legal responsibilities associated with the service of alcohol are onerous. It is therefore essential for all employees in licensed venues understand them and have the tools to deal with them.

A responsible service of alcohol course intends to make sure that employees have an understanding of:

  • The body’s response to alcohol
  • Dealing with patrons who have had too much to drink
  • Refusing alcohol to underage patrons
  • Standard drink definition
  • The community’s response to the social impact of alcohol
  • Alcohol related information
  • Legal responsibilities of employees

What Will the RSA-NSW

Cost to complete in Sydney?

Significant differences can be found between training providers offering the RSA certificate. The price may not determine the quality of the training but you should expect to pay between $120-$140. As mentioned previously, we recommend this particular Sydney Training Provider because they offer great training and they have a great locations in Sydney CBD, Parramatta & Campbelltown.

Cheap RSA Sydney?

Why Is the RSA Course Sydney so much more expensive than other states?

Simple answer – the Government. The government in NSW charges training providers a high amount per student to complete the RSA Certificate and therefore training providers have no choice but to charge a higher rate than other states.

Who Has To Complete an RSA Certificate to work in Sydney?

Staff who are involved in the sale, service and supply of alcohol, including promotional staff, all need to obtain their RSA certificate. This also includes; but is not limited to

  • Security guards who are concerned with crowd control
  • Approved Managers
  • Licensees
  • Bar Staff and Floor Staff
  • Volunteers

Can You Be Employed in Sydney

and Supply Liquor If you Are Under The Age Of 18?

If you are under the age of 18, you can complete the RSA course, however, you cannot be employed to serve or supply liquor in NSW.

About Jaimee

Jaimee has spent several years in the hospitality industry, managing licensed venues on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. She knows first hand the importance of staff and managers completing their RSA certificate. Please feel free to ask her any questions you have about working in the hospitality industry or about completing your RSA certification in any state within Australia.