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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 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)
Note: The Licensees' First Step course is an alternative to the Licensee Compliance Certificate course and Victorian Licensee's Training Course.
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