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Become an approved trainer

To become an approved trainer, you need to apply to an approved training provider to deliver the courses:

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
  • Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG)
  • Licensee Training (LT)
  • Advanced Licensee Training (ALT).

RSA trainers must have:

  • at least three years' experience as a supervisor or manager dealing with liquor on a licensed premises, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from an approved training provider, or equivalent qualifications.

RCG trainers must have:

  • at least three years' experience as a supervisor or manager dealing with liquor on a licensed premises, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from an approved training provider, or equivalent qualifications.

LT or ALT trainers must have:

  • at least five years' experience as a senior manager dealing with liquor on a licensed premises, or minimum three years’ experience as a senior manager dealing with liquor on a licensed premises, plus two years equivalent relevant experience
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from an approved training provider, or equivalent qualifications.

Notification of trainer employment

How to apply

Approved training providers must notify us who they are employing as RSA, RCG, LT or ALT trainers. A new trainer application form will be available soon. You can find out more by sending us an email atp.enquiries@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au.

The Secretary of the NSW Department of Customer Service approves equivalent experience and qualifications. Submit your trainer’s resume, qualifications, and experience in writing and include:

  • a summary of their experience working in the liquor and/or gaming industries
  • detail any experience you believe should be considered equivalent

Contact us

T: 1300 024 720 | Monday to Friday | 9am - 4pm
E: atp.enquiries@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au
Visit us: Level 6, 323 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket NSW 2000