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How to become an accredited RSA training organisation.
A registered training organisation (RTO) is an organisation providing Vocational Education and Training to students, resulting in qualifications or statements of attainment that are recognised by industry and other educational institutions throughout Australia. All Australian RTOs in Australia, and the qualifications they are registered to deliver are listed on myskills.gov.au
Training organisations must first be registered as a national training authority with the relevant authority. Please see the following authority websites for further details on how to register.
The VCGLR accredits RTOs to deliver RSA courses provided they meet the following conditions:
The VCGLR provides ongoing support for presenters and RTOs to deliver high quality RSA programs. Please make use of this facility to ensure programs are comprehensive and minimise potential alcohol-related harms to the community.
Complete the RTO accreditation for RSA training application form.
Provide documentary evidence that the RTO's registration scope includes hospitality.
Review trainers employed, ensuring all trainers are fully accredited to deliver RSA.
Any new trainers must be accredited by the VCGLR before to deliver RSA training. Please see the RSA training page for more details.
The application fee is $275 (inc GST):
Submit your application with the following documents:
Applications may be made by:
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed and will be returned to the applicant.
If your application is successful, we will mail you the accreditation contract.
Please review, sign and return the signed original to the VCGLR.
Once we have received the signed contract, we will provide you with a user name and password to access the RSA certificate database system.
You may start operating as an accredited RTO to deliver the RSA training program.