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RSA and Bar Service Short Courses

Thank you for your interest in CIT's Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and/or Bar Service short courses. CIT regularly offer ACT RSA Certification and Bar Service short courses. Please check the schedule below for the dates of the next session and more information.

Bar Service Short Course

This course is designed for people who would like to work in bartending positions in restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels and clubs. This is a five week course delivered at CIT Reid K Block, which includes the Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate (RSA) SITHFAB201.

The Bar Service short course will provide you with practical skills including bar opening/closing procedures, preparation of mixed drinks, basic cocktail making skills, garnish preparation, beer pouring from beer taps, hot beverages, drink waiting, cashiering, and aspects of customer service.

Successful completion of this course achieves the qualification Statement of Attainment - training in Bar Service [extract from SIT30713]. For more information click here.

Short Course Course Date Course Times Location CRN/Block Code Cost
Bar Service Wednesday nights
24 August - 21 September
5:30pm-9:30pm CIT Tuggeranong, 205 Anketell St Greenway, Level 1 Room T104 Block Code: BAR9 + RSA - CRN 63135 $215^
Bar Service Monday nights 10 October - 7 November 5:30pm-9:30pm CIT Reid, Block K, Room K219 Block Code: BAR10 + RSA - CRN 63139 $215^

^Course cost includes the RSA certificate. If you already hold a current ACT RSA certificate or are on an eligible Centrelink payment, you may receive a discount.


Responsible Service Alcohol (RSA)

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) SITHFAB201 certification is a mandatory requirement for anyone employed to serve liquor in the ACT. The course is run over 1 session (4 hours).

Successful completion of this course achieves the qualification Statement of Attainment - training in Providing Responsible Service of Alcohol [extract from SIT30713]. For more information click here.

Short Course Course Date Course Times Location CRN/Block Code Cost
RSA Only Monday 24 October 5:30pm - 9:30pm CIT Reid, Block K, K219 CRN 65757 $75

How to apply and enrol online

Step 1 – Apply

To apply, please click one of the links below, and follow the onscreen prompts:

  • Are you a current student (already have a CIT number and Password)? CLICK HERE.
  • Are you a new student? CLICK HERE.

RSA: 'Application Type' is Skills Training

Bar Service: 'Application Type' is Public, 'Planned Course of Study' is SA-TH77 Statement of Attainment in Bar Service.

Step 2 – Enrol

To enrol, you will need to enter your Class Reference Number (CRN) and/or Block Code (see above table). You will also need a USI number. If you do not have a USI number you can apply for one at usi.gov.au. To enrol, please click one of the links below, and follow the onscreen prompts:

  • Are you a current student (already have a CIT number and Password)? CLICK HERE.
  • Are you a new student? CLICK HERE.

Identification

Once you have enrolled, you will need to bring proof of ID to your first class. Please bring three forms of ID, including one from each of the following categories:

  • Photographic ID showing your date of birth. Eg driver's licence, proof of age card.
  • Residency ID showing that you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or holder of a permanent humanitarian protection visa. Eg green Medicare card, passport.
  • Third form of ID showing your name. Eg bank card, account in your name.

Fee Payment

After enrolling online, you will be issued with an invoice which can be paid online.

Payment for course fees can also be made in person at CIT Student Services at CIT Reid, CIT Gungahlin and CIT Tuggeranong. We accept EFTPOS payments by debit/credit card.

Payment must be made prior to commencing the course.

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If you have any questions or experience difficulty enrolling or applying online, please complete and submit the contact form below, and a staff member will be in touch soon.

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