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Advantages of holding both RSA and RSG

Throughout all states of Australia, employees working in a position related to the sale or distribution of alcohol are require to hold an RSA, or Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate. In the same vein, Australian employees working in a position associated with gambling are required to hold an RSG, or Responsible Service of Gambling Certificate. Both certificates operate on a similar principle; those in positions related to addictive, risk associated activities have a responsibility to protect consumers, patrons and other employees from hurting themselves and others.

While some jobs require only an RSA or RSG, a majority of venues offering the sale of alcohol have associated gambling services, whether these be an entire casino or simply one or two poker machines in a bar. Most often, employees of these businesses will require employees to hold both these forms of accreditation. If they do not, some employees may be restricted to certain areas or activities in their place of employ. This can be inconvenient, and means employees holding only one certificate cannot be used to their fullest potential.

Fortunately, online RSA courses(SITHFAB201 – Provide responsible service of alcohol)and online RSG courses (SITHGAM201 – Provide responsible gambling services) are now easily available. In the past, these courses had to be attended in person, taking excessive time out of people’s schedules. When completing either course online there are no time restrictions, although strangely, online students actually tend to complete the course in less than a third of the time required by RSA/RSG seminars. Many employers offer to pay their employees way through this training, although obtainingcertificatesprior to employment can greatly improve an individual’s employability, making accreditation an excellent choice for casual workers or travellers on a work visa.

All information was correct at the time it was posted.

 

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  • RSA Competency Check

    Have you completed an accredited RSA course previously?

    Do you hold any of the following?

    Current or Recently Expired NSW RSA Competency Card

    If you have a current Competency Card you cannot re-complete the course to renew it while it is current. This includes any learners in the 28 day renewal period or who have a current NSW RSA Competency Card endorsement but have not received their card.

    You can check if you have a Current Competency Card or endorsement here

    If you choose to continue you must declare below that you understand that your existing competency card endorsement(s) will not be renewed. By continuing you accept responsibility for providing correct and accurate information about your NSW RSA currency and understand that should you be found ineligible to undertake the course or renew your NSW RSA you may not be entitled to a refund.

    NSW RSA Interim Certificate issued within 5 years from the "Valid for duties date"

    If you have a current NSW RSA interim certificate issued within 5 years from the "Valid for duties" you cannot complete the NSW RSA course again. You must visit a Service NSW centre with your Interim Certificate to obtain your card.

    You can check if you have a Current Competency Card or endorsement here

    By continuing you accept responsibility for providing correct and accurate information about your NSW RSA currency, understanding that this will not renew your NSW RSA and that should you be found ineligible to undertake or renew your NSW RSA by completing the course you may not be entitled to a refund.

    Is your RSA current and issued by a Registered Training Organisation or a state/territory approved training organisation?

    Are you planning to reside permanently in NSW?

    You may be eligible to receive the NSW RSA by completing a bridging course

    If you wish to apply to Liquor & Gaming NSW to complete their RSA bridging course, please note that EOT cannot confirm if your interstate RSA will be accepted, and it is your responsibility to research and confirm you meet the eligibility requirements.

    You may be eligible to work temporarily in NSW using your current RSA

    If you wish to temporarily work in NSW under Automatic Mutual Recognition, please note that EOT cannot confirm if your interstate RSA is eligible, and it is your cresponsibility to research and confirm you meet the eligibility requirements before commencing work in NSW.