Approval to Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol Training Courses - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this approval if you are a registered training organisation and intend to provide training in relation to the responsible service of alcohol (RSA).

RSA courses are used to inform employees and employers who work on licensed premises of their legal responsibilities, including the possible consequences regarding serving alcohol to minors and intoxicated persons.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Be a registered training organisation
  • Read the RSA Training Course Approval Guideline on the Agency website or the ACT Legislation Register prior to completing the application form
  • Submit evidence that the trainer has the necessary experience and qualifications
  • Submit evidence that unit of competency is on scope of registration
  • Submit evidence of trainer's 6 month experience in a liquor service role
  • Submit a copy of all course materials, workbooks, handouts, presentations etc. for the nominated program
  • Submit a description of program content and presentation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




30 June.



Approval of a course.


Fee for the renewal of RSA training course approval.



On lodgement of application please provide a copy of your registered training organisation certificate and information on the materials to be provided within the course.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra

Act(s) name

Liquor Act 2010 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Liquor Licensing and Permits
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra

Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 158
Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,2601


13 22 81


02 6207 4000


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