National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Hospitality Skills

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Overview About this course

Gain the qualifications you need to work across the hospitality industry. Acquire the skills to responsibly sell and serve both food and alcohol, as a waiter or bar staff member. Also learn what’s required to provide responsible gambling services.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Sell, supply and serve alcohol responsibly

  • Promote responsible gambling practices

  • Provide information and assistance to customers about problem gambling

  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment qualification

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) interim certificates

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A valid driver’s licence or proof of age card to demonstrate that you are over 17 years of age

  • English language skills at a Year 10 or equivalent level

  • Aptitude for working as part of a team

  • The ability to work with people in difficult situations and circumstances

  • Motivation to provide great customer service

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: gaming machine attendant, bartender, food and beverage attendant and events host.


This course includes electives with licensing requirements that are regulated by Liquor and Gaming NSW. RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) and RCG (Responsible Conduct of Gaming) are required for workers in licensed venues in NSW. It's important to note that while you can undertake these units to become job-ready you must be 18 years of age to serve alcohol and work in a gaming venue, and to obtain your competency cards. Recognition of NSW RSA and RCG competency in other jurisdictions Legislative requirements differ across borders. Check with the relevant state or territory authority to see if your NSW RSA and RCG competency is recognised. Visit NSW Fair Trading or your state licensing body.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Hospitality Skills does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Provide responsible gambling services SITHGAM001

  • Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB002

  • Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA001

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Delivery options Find a location to enrol

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