Responsible Service of Alcohol

Course Code
Course Type
Short Course; Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Unit Code
Course Location
Warragul; Morwell; Leongatha; Traralgon; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Part Time: 1 session/4 hours
Course Cost
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Part Time (Night)

Contact Federation Training to express your interest.
Phone: 1300 133 717

Course Overview

This course covers the legalities and responsibilities of serving alcohol to patrons and diners on licensed premises. It explains the strategies for responsible serving of alcohol and how to refuse service if you need to. It also covers facts about alcohol and responsible alcohol consumption.

Course structure

In this course you will learn about:

  • Golden rules for bar staff
  • Problems associated with excessive consumption
  • Alcohol and the law
  • Who is responsible? (negligence)
  • Facts about alcohol
  • Strategies for responsibly serving alcohol
  • Functions
  • Refusal of service.
Is this course right for me?

This course fulfils the legal training requirements for people who serve alcohol or work in licensed premises.

Please be aware that although this course will consist of nationally recognised training, the qualification received upon successful completion is valid only within the state of Victoria. The nationally recognised training within this course should enable participants to sit the relevant test and gain the relevant licences within other Australian states.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Written assessment

Course Times

Date Campus Time Day
23 July Traralgon 6.00pm-10.00pm Wednesday
28 July Bairnsdale 9:30am-2:30pm Monday
29 July Warragul 6.00pm-10.00pm Tuesday
4 August Fulham 9:30am-2:30pm Monday
14 August Leongatha 5.30pm-9.30pm Thursday
20 August Traralgon 6.00pm-10.00pm Wednesday
26 August Warragul 6.00pm-10.00pm Tuesday
26 August Bairnsdale 9:30am-2:30pm Tuesday
2 September Fulham 9:30am-2:30pm Tuesday
17 September Traralgon 6.00pm-10.00pm Wednesday
23 September Bairnsdale 9:30am-2:30pm Tuesday
29 September Fulham 9:30am-2:30pm Monday
7 October Warragul 6.00pm-10.00pm Tuesday
13 October Morwell 6.00pm-10.00pm Monday
14 October Bairnsdale 9:30am-2:30pm Tuesday
16 October Leongatha 5.30pm-9.30pm Thursday
20 October Fulham 9:30am-2:30pm Monday
22 October Traralgon 6.00pm-10.00pm Wednesday
3 November Morwell 6.00pm-10.00pm Monday
11 November Bairnsdale 9:30am-2:30pm Thursday
6 November Leongatha 5.30pm-9.30pm Tuesday
12 November Traralgon 6.00pm-10.00pm Wednesday
17 November Fulham 9:30am-2:30pm Monday
18 November Warragul 6.00pm-10.00pm Tuesday
2 December Warragul 6.00pm-10.00pm Tuesday
2 December Bairnsdale 9:30am-2:30pm Tuesday
8 December Fulham 9:30am-2:30pm Monday
8 December Morwell 9.00am-1.00pm Monday