Offering Info

TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course

  • TAFE NSW code: 900-163121-22OTE-011

Location – TAFE Digital


Self paced



Course Start Date


Study Commitment

6 Hours per week


26 weeks

Course Details

The TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee course helps you 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 mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Interpret and enact liquor laws and regulations
  • Perform NSW liquor licence responsibilities
  • Manage alcohol risks in a business
  • Lead a compliant culture team
  • Understand non-compliance and its consequences


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Leadership qualities
  • The ability to influence and negotiate
  • Teamwork skills
  • Strong communication capabilities
  • Problem-solving skills


Completing this course provides you with:

  • 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


Take your career further with the:

  • TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

Career opportunities:

Graduates go on to roles including:

  • Licensee
  • Approved manager
  • Club secretary


The hospitality industry has been steadily growing over the past five years at around 1.9%. This growth can be attributed to the burgeoning foodie culture, population growth and an increase in consumer demand. Employment in the industry is set to increase by 12.1% in the next five years, which means an additional 91,000 jobs.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol now.


During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements to complete your coursework.

You are required to provide evidence on the first day of class, the following:

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

If you are looking to apply for a NSW Liquor Licence, visit Liquor and Gaming for further information.


This course is subject to licensing requirements as set by Liquor and Gaming NSW.

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 a 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.


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

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you:

  • have completed the Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) course and hold current NSW RSA competency

This course requires you to complete a one on one discussion with a teacher via a virtual meeting. In this meeting you will be required to demonstrate your knowledge of the unit content, and show how you would put this knowledge into practice in your place of work.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.


This is a self paced, online course. You must complete approximately 6 hours of study.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.


Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
900-163121A L&G NSW Mandatory Licensee Training

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

TAFE Digital
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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