Offering Info

TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

  • TAFE NSW code: 900-163123-22OTE-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 (Advanced) is the mandatory training you need to manage and operate a high risk business as a licensee. Understand complicated legislation and compliance like the back of your hand, and support your business from the bottom up.

This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, 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


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Advanced leadership skills
  • The ability to guide and positively influence others
  • Excellent communication
  • Problem-solving mindsets


Completing this course provides you with:

  • The Advanced Licensee endorsement on your competency card
  • Skills to lead a culture of compliance
  • A strong pathway to operating your own business


Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

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.


To be eligible for this course, you need to demonstrate the following:

  • Completion of the TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course


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


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

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 of:

  • successful completion of the Liquor and Gaming NSW Mandatory Licensee Training Course

This advanced Licensee course provides:

  • additional training for owners, managers or supervisors who require a NSW liquor license for a venue deemed by Liquor and 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 and Gaming website for further information. Warning: Some content in this course may be offensive to some people.

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 an self paced online course. You must attend approximately 6 hours of class.

The course will run 26 weeks.

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

Study in your own time at your own pace. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. The plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail the units and assessments.

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.

The price for this course includes the L&G NSW Competency Card.


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

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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