Offering Info

TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

  • TAFE NSW code: 900-163123-20ULT-018

Location – Ultimo

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

07 Dec 2020

Study Commitment

6 Hours per week


1 Day

  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

The TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced) is a mandatory training course for licensees who manage a liquor licence identified in the high- risk category. There is a focus on liquor laws and legislation, embedding a culture of compliance and developing your leadership skills.


Through theoretical course work and class discussion, you will dive deeper into:

  • Liquor laws and legislation relevant to high risk environments
  • How to initiate and lead a culture of compliance
  • NSW Government and industry approaches to minimising alcohol related harms
  • Harm minimisation strategies to implement in your business
  • Risk management and implementing strategies to control risk elements


Through this course you will build on your:

  • Leadership qualities
  • Strategic and operational planning abilities
  • Collaboration and consultation skills


Completing the course will equip you with:

  • The Advanced Licensee endorsement on your competency card
  • In depth understanding of the law and how it relates to your business
  • Skills to lead a culture of compliance


TAFE NSW has many pathways to help grow your leadership career in the liquor industry, including:

  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


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.


To enrol in this course, you will need to provide evidence of the following:

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol competency card endorsement
  • NSW Liquor Licensee competency card endorsement


There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.


This course is subject to licensing requirements as set by the Liquor Regulation 2018 through Liquor & Gaming NSW.

This course is subject to licensing requirements as set by the industry regulator - Liquor & Gaming NSW. Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) is the foundation 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 Advanced course is a requirement for licensees, approved managers and club secretaries operating in a high risk venue or environment.


To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you work in the industry, have significant industry experience in a licensee role and that you have completed the standard Liquor Licensee course that is mandatory for all licensees operating a licensed business.

It is also recommended that you have:

  • Advanced leadership skills and ability to influence others
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of the relevant legislation

If you need support in preparation 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 are:

  • you must prior have completed the 900-163121 Liquor Licensee course, to be eligible to attend this 900-163123 Advanced Licensee course

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to successfully complete all assessements


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course


This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately B hours of class, over G days a week, for I weeks/ X months/ X years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately C hours of other study per week.

There is 6 hours of tuition and additional time for breaks including lunch. Please be on time for your class as there are very strict lock out rules set by Liquor and Gaming if you are late. You will complete all of the training and assessment in one day.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • the Advanced Licensee course is additional training for owners, managers or supervisors who require a NSW liquor licence for a venue deemed by Liquor & Gaming NSW to be higher risk. Typically, this involves pubs, bars, clubs, hotels, nightclubs and other venues that serve liquor regularly after midnight. Please check the Liquor & Gaming NSW website for further information


There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support
    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.

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

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 8:45am to 4:00pm.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:
For payment options and further information please call 131 601.
This is a fee-for-service course. There are no subsidies, concessions, exemptions or scholarships available. Payment by instalment is available.
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees and if you are behind in payment of instalments.


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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.

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For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
900-163123B Group Discussion
900-163123A L&G NSW Mandatory Licensee Training (Advanced)

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

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Course Location

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

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