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Do I need to refresh my RSA?

Do I need to refresh my RSA?

About the RSA

A Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate is required to sell, serve or supply liquor in licensed premises in Victoria. 

MSA Training and Professional Development currently offer RSA training online via Zoom on in a face to face class at Monash University in Clayton. Sessions run for 4 hours and certificates are granted to those who successfully complete this training.


Do You Need to Refresh Your RSA?


If you are a Victorian RSA holder, you must refresh your RSA every three years after completing your new entrant training. However, some licensed businesses may require that you refresh your RSA more often than every three years.

If you hold a valid interstate RSA certificate, you may apply for a bridging course to have your certificate recognised in Victoria.


Why Do You Need to Refresh Your RSA?

To maintain the validity of your RSA certificate and update your knowledge on responsible service of alcohol. 


How to Refresh Your RSA

  1. Log in to your account on this page.
  2. Complete the RSA refresher course.
  3. Download or print a copy of your RSA refresher certificate as evidence that you have completed the RSA refresher course.
  4. Ensure your employer has a copy of your most recent RSA certificate in their records.


You must only complete the RSA refresher course on this page. RSA refresher certificates issued by any other RSA course provider will not be recognised in Victoria.


Is the RSA Refresher Course Free?

Yes. There is no charge to refresh your RSA.


How to Check the Validity of Your RSA Certificate?

Unsure if you are able to refresh your RSA? Check the validity of your RSA certificate on this page.


Written by: Li Sze



Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) | Liquor | VCGLR (vgccc.vic.gov.au)

RSA Online Refresher Course | VCGLR

RSA Online Vic | Can I renew my RSA online in Victoria? – Complete Hospitality Training