An application for a liquor licence will not be granted until new entrant training has been completed for all liquor licence categories except for a BYO permit or pre-retail licence.
The Licensees's First Step course provides training on:
Applicants who need to complete new entrant training are:
If applicants have already undertaken an approved new entrant training course, a copy of the training certificate will be considered as evidence of completion.
The following training providers conduct the Licensees' First Step course.
William Angliss Institute
Rhodes College (Melbourne)
Castlemaine Continuing Education
Note: The Licensees' First Step course is an alternative to the Licensee Compliance Certificate course and Victorian Licensee's Training Course.