RSA Course Frequently Asked Questions

CourseResponsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
RSA Course Time – One day course
RSA Locations – Blacktown, Campbelltown, Castle Hill, St Marys and Wollongong
Price – $185


Official RSA Certificate code : SITHFAB002 ( Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol course).

When will I receive my RSA / RCG certificate?
If you pass the test at the end of the course you will get the certificate at the end of the course. Please make sure you use the name on your passport and check the spelling on arrival. You can work immediately with this certificate. You will have 30 days from obtaining the RSA certificate to go to a post office and apply for the Photo Card from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing department (OLGR). All details will be explained again in class.

Ready to get your photo competency card? All you need is your Interim Certificate and 100 points of identification.

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Lost your certificate ?

If you lost or misplaced your RSA card you will need to download and complete the replacement card form available from the OLGR website.

The course is designed for those working in New South Wales, and is accredited with the NSW Office of Liquor gaming and Racing (OLGR) However, the certificates are acceptable in most states of Australia. If you are planning to work interstate (i.e., out of NSW) you are advised to ensure the regulations haven’t changed since this list was compiled in January 2009. As laws change please make sure to check with the official OLGR website for updates.

Transition dates for expiry of RSA/RCG paper certificates in NSW

RSA and RCG paper certificates issuedExpiry date
Prior to 1 Jan 200130 June 2012
1 Jan 2001 – 31 Dec 200630 Jun 2013
1 Jan 2007 – 31 Dec 200830 Jun 2014
1 Jan 2009 – 31 Dec 200930 Jun 2015
1 Jan 2010 – 21 Aug 201130 Jun 2016