Meet liquor licence requirements and become a successful and compliant licensee, approved manager or club secretary. Contribute to the safety and vibrancy of your local community as you manage a responsible and professional hospitality business.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Interpret and enact liquor laws and regulations
Perform NSW liquor licence responsibilities
Manage alcohol risks in a business
Lead a team
Understand non-compliance and its consequences
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Managing strategies to minimise risk
Understanding regulation and legislation around liquor businesses
A pathway to study the NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced) for high risk venues
Licensee endorsement on your RSA competency card valid for five years
Renews RSA endorsement for five years
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
A current Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) competency card endorsement
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Experience working in a supervisory role in the hospitality or liquor industries
A lifestyle comfortable with working weekends and late nights
Responsible work ethics
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: licensee, approved manager and club secretary.
TAFE NSW is approved by Liquor & Gaming NSW in the FY 2022/2023 to deliver RSA, RCG, Licensee/Advanced Licensee courses. A Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) is the foundational competency required in order to sell, serve or supply liquor. Depending on your duties you may also need Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG). The NSW Liquor Licensee Course is an additional requirement for all licensees, approved managers and club secretaries. Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for a Liquor License in New South Wales. 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.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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