Holding a liquor licence is a privilege, not a right, and selling alcohol comes with very real and serious obligations. New entrant training is one way licensees can fully understand their obligations under Victoria’s liquor licensing laws.
Responsible Service of Alcohol and new entrant training are two courses that applicants may be required to complete.
Section 44 of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act) allows that the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation may refuse to grant an application if the applicant or transferee does not have an adequate knowledge of the Act.
Licence applicants are required to complete one of the new entrant training courses.