Learning Outcomes
Unit of Competency:

SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol

Topics covered:
  • Sell or serve alcohol responsibly
  • Assist customers to drink within appropriate limits
  • Assess alcohol-affected customers and identify customers to whom sale or service must be refused
  • Implement harm minimisation strategies to minimise likelihood of customer intoxication, e.g. by promoting food, low-strength drinks and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Monitor customer behaviour and refuse service to intoxicated patrons in a polite manner, stating reasons for refusal
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Is RSA training mandatory in Tasmania?

Yes. In Tasmania, RSA training is mandatory for any person applying to hold a liquor licence, unless they are exempted by the Commissioner for Licensing. Exemptions may only be granted for special liquor licence applicants.
In addition, under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990, licensees must ensure that staff employed to serve liquor must undertake RSA training within three months of commencing employment.

Is AVELING’s course approved in Tasmania?

Yes. AVELING has been approved to offer the RSA training course by the Tasmanian Commissioner for Licensing.

Assurance Audit

AVELING conducts assurance audits of participants completing Nationally Recognised eLearning courses to verify identification and ensure the participant did the course themselves.

Participants doing Nationally Recognised eLearning courses must be subjected to AVELING’s assurance audit process within 12 months of course enrolment and successfully pass the assurance audit to complete the course and receive certification. If this does not occur, they may have to redo the course

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Course Cost

$55 (GST free)


  • Online Component - 4 hours
  • Online & Verbal Assessments - 12 months to complete
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    Intended for

    Anyone who serves, supplies or sells alcohol on licensed premises, including licensees.


    A Statement of Attainment will be issued for the Unit of Competency SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol after being deemed competent having successfully:

    1. Completed all relevant online components
    2. Completed all assessments

    Assessments must be completed within 12 months of enrolment into the online training.

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