Responsible Service of Alcohol

Qualification Statement of Attainment (NRT)
Course number 6650
Program area Service Skills  
Duration (nominal hours) 6
Career opportunities Bar Attendant

Industry area Cafes and Restaurants
Clubs (Hospitality)
Pubs, Taverns and Bars

Field of education Food and Beverage Service
Availability This course is no longer accepting new enrolments. However, a replacement course may be in development, and related courses may be proposed at some locations. Look for related courses and proposed locations on the Find a course page or check with your local campus for details of replacement or related courses.

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Course overview

Course Description

This course teaches you the skills and knowledge required to serve alcohol
in a responsible manner. It is endorsed by the Office of Liquor, Gaming
and Racing and the NSW Liquor Administration Board.
You will learn about responsible service strategies; the legal obligations
of bar staff; and, the strengths and effects of alcoholic beverages and
standard drinks. You will also learn about smoking regulations and the
benefits of responsible service strategies.

Career Opportunities

This is an essential requirement for any job involving the service of alcohol
to the public.


The unit of competence in this course (SITHFAB009A  Provide responsible service
of alcohol) is a requirement in all Hospitality courses involving the service of
alcohol and as such allows for credit transfer into those courses.

Course Contents:

Modules/Units Name Hrs
SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol 6

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Industry Subgroup: Service Skills

Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol 6

Requirements to receive the qualification

Successful completion of the unit.

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