It is compulsory for anyone involved in the sale, distribution and service of alcoholic beverages in Tasmania to complete the RSA Tasmania Certificate, or the Nationally Accredited Certificate, Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (SITHFAB009A). The National Competency is accepted in Tasmania too as long as the training provider has been approved by the commissioner of The Department of Treasury and Finance.
Where Can I Get an RSA Tasmania Certificate or Nationally Accredited Certification?
Why Do I Need an RSA Tasmania Certificate?
It is important for employees working with liquor on licensed premises to have the proper knowledge and skills so that they can handle the legal responsibilities and conduct their duties accordingly. The RSA Tasmania Certificate aims to make sure that employees understand the following:
- Dealing with intoxicated customers
- The benefits of RSA in Tasmania
- The effects of alcohol on the human body
- Definition of a standard drink
- Facts about alcohol
- Legal obligations of staff members
- Refusal of service to minors
How much Does an RSA Tasmania Cost?
Costs for training vary according to whether you choose to take RSA Tasmania Certificate training or National Accreditation. It is strongly recommended you look at all of your options before deciding on which course to take. Prices range from $60.00-$100.00, depending on the provider. For more information, you can post your questions or comments on this page and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible with the data you need.
Who Has To Complete an RSA Tasmania Certificate?
According to local laws, everyone working in the liquor industry in Tasmania is required to have an RSA Tasmania Certificate. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Security staff
- Bar staff
- Floor staff
- Promotional staff
Can I Complete an RSA Tasmania Certificate If I Am Under the Age of 18?
Anyone under the age of 18 is permitted to undergo and complete the RSA Tasmania Certificate training. However, minors may not be allowed to use this certification to work in an establishment that sells and serves alcoholic beverages.