RSA Online Course

Online Course valid for QLD, NT, WA, SA, TAS, ACT

RSA online course is $49. Average completion time is 6 hours.
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Course Details

If you are looking for work in any establishment that sells or serves alcohol, it is a government requirement for you to have completed an approved RSA training course.

Complete this RSA online course and you can use your statement of attainment in Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania and Australian Capital Territory for work.

RSA online training is a very popular and a convenient way to complete the course however it need to be noted that NSW only accepts a course completed by an approved NSW provider. In VIC you must complete training with an approved training provider, but if you have a statement of attainment issued from a provider in another state, you can complete the VIC online bridging course.

All other states / territories accept a statement of attainment which was delivered by any Registered Training Organisation (like TCP Training) from any other state. TCP Training is approved to deliver face to face classroom training in NSW.

This RSA Online course is required for people working in an environment where alcohol is sold or served, including:

  1. Bar staff
  2. Bottle shop attendants
  3. Licensees
  4. Managers
  5. Security Officers
  6. Event staff
  7. Function staff
  8. Cruise ship staff

Legislation requires refresher training every five (5) years.

This RSA Online course requires students to study in their own time, while completing assessment tasks for marking by an assessor. Upon successful completion, an RSA certificate will be issued so you can commence work immediately.

If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the RSA training nationally.

Australian RSA Certificates

Depending on what Australian State you are working in there are different course options available -

Choose an RSA Course to enrol into -

Download the Australian Certifications for easy reference -

Australian RSA Certificates Australian RSA Certificates (2605 KB)


Students will be assessed through the use of workbooks and video submission. Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved.

Once your assessment workbooks are received, an assessor will review and contact you if additional evidence is required. Assessments are completed within 5 working days from submission.

If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the RSA Online course at the full course fee.


This RSA Online course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.

Training Program

Once enrolled into this program, students will be provided access to the learner portal which includes the reading material and assessments to be completed.

This program is offered online through our learning management system. There are 3 components to this programs:

  • Online learning
  • Online assessments
  • Online videos

During this RSA Online course, you will learn the knowledge and skill associated with the responsible service of alcohol. Students should allow up to six (6) hours for the online learning and assessment to be completed. If you have completed RSA training in the past, you may be able to complete the online program in a shorter time frame.

The RSA Online course will include information about:

  • Legal requirements related to venues, minors and signage
  • Assisting customers to drink within the appropriate limits
  • How to assess alcohol affected customers and identify those whose service should be refused
  • When to refuse service of alcohol


Once a competent mark is awarded, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol. This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package.

RSA certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.

Once received, student can commence work with a statement of attainment in the permitting states / territories.

To obtain a NSW RSA card, you will need complete an RSA course with an approved NSW training provider. Similar for VIC.

Online pre-study requirements

This RSA Online course requires access to the following resources to complete the course:

  • Computer
  • Webcam for the final assessment (desktop or laptop webcam only)
  • Internet connection
  • Speakers & microphone
  • An empty wine bottle or beer bottle and glasses to demonstrate pouring a drink

Online FAQs

How do I get my Certificate?

Once you've successfully completed your course you'll need to fill out some information which is required by the Australian Government. We simply need a few bits of information about you and your USI number (more information here). Once we've got this information we will email your certificate to you.

What do I need to start learning?

Nothing! All you need is a computer or laptop. The latest versions of Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari are recommend.

Why learn online?

Our online courses enable you to gain the skills and certification you need anywhere - even in the comfort of your own home. Our course content and learning management system is industry-leading, enabling you to achieve best results first time.

General FAQs

Can Centrelink pay for me?

What you need to do is register with your local Job Network Agent. Your Employment Consultant will make the booking with us on your behalf and arrange payment with us directly. Unfortunately Centrelink does not pay directly.

Can I pay my package in installments?

Unfortunately we cannot offer this service, full payment of course fees are required at the time of booking. The good news is that we try to always offer value for money and keep course fees affordable, so you know that you are always getting good value, especially with our package deals which offer reduced prices!

Can you get me a job?

Although we cannot guarantee you a job, we would be delighted to refer you to an agent who may be able to assist you to find work.

What if I have trouble with written/spoken english for a Course?

Most courses will permit a student to bring a friend to interpret for them during training. If you do need assistance, we ask that you contact first before booking your course so we can advise if there are any restrictions. For example, Forklift training requires students to complete all assessments in English.

If the course permits, you may bring a friend along to the course or, alternatively, you can phone the National Translation service to book an interpreter. Visit the Immigration website for more information about help with translating.

What payment methods do you accept?

Payment can be made at the time of booking using either a credit card, EFTPOS or cash. Invoices and acceptance of company cheques is by prior arrangement only.

Course Enrolment

RSA Online Course Description RSA Online Course Description (358 KB)

Student Handbook Student Handbook (593 KB)

The cost for this RSA Online course is $49.

If organising a group booking or onsite training contact us for further information.

We also provide an RSA course at our Sydney CBD, Campbelltown, Miranda & Dee Why training locations and an RSA and RCG Combo course at our Sydney CBD and Dee Why training locations if required.

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