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TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

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Overview About this course

Take the next step in your hospitality or liquor business by gaining the mandatory qualifications needed to manage and operate a high risk business as a licensee. Understand complicated legislation and compliance, and support your business from the bottom up.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interpret and enact complicated laws for high risk environments

  • Understand liquor laws and legislation

  • Initiate compliance

  • Minimise alcohol related harms

  • Manage and reduce risks

Course Outcomes

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

  • Advanced Licensee endorsement on your competency card

  • Skills to lead a culture of compliance

  • A strong pathway to operating your own business

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • A current NSW Liquor Licensee competency card endorsement

  • A current Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) competency card endorsement

Entry recommendations

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

  • Industry experience in a licensee or supervisory role in hospitality or the liquor industry

  • The ability to positively influence others

  • Strong teamwork and workplace communication

  • A lifestyle comfortable with working weekends and late nights

  • Reached at least 17 years of age so you are able to work in the industry serving alcohol at the completion of your course after you turn 18

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: 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. The TAFE NSW Liquor Licensee Advanced course is a mandatory requirement for licensees, approved managers and club secretaries overseeing a business operating past midnight, a high risk venue or business is located in certain precincts. 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). It's important to note that while you can undertake these units to become job-ready, you will not be able to serve or sell alcohol until you are 18 years old. 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.

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 TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced) does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced) does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 2 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

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.

  • L&G NSW Mandatory Licensee Training (Advanced) 900-163123A

  • Group Discussion 900-163123B

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

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