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Short courses

SITSS00055 Responsible Service of Alcohol

This skill set is for personnel involved in the sale, service, and promotional service of alcohol in licensed premises. It also applies to the licensee, who is ultimately responsible for managing the responsible service of alcohol.

There is a component of practical hands-on and role play delivery in the Training Bar. This delivery is supported by theory-based activities and assessment tasks. Delivery is conducted over 1 days at either CDU Palmerston or Alice Springs Campus.

Entry requirements

You must:

  • be 18 years or older; and
  • not be attending secondary school; and
  • be able to demonstrate appropriate language, literacy, and numeracy skills and knowledge to undertake this course. This is demonstrated if you have completed a qualification deemed equivalent to an Australian Year 11 or higher, Australian Certificate III or higher, or by completing a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.

*If you do not meet the entry requirements and would like to discuss your options, contact Student Central.

Essential requirements

To gain entry into SITSS00055 Responsible Service of Alcohol candidates must be domestic students aged 15 years or above. Applicants will be required to complete a learner support assessment to determine any support needs.


To be eligible for an NT Government funded place you must be:

  • a Northern Territory resident
  • an Australian citizen, permanent Australian resident or a New Zealand citizen who has resided in Australia for a minimum of six months


To be eligible for an NT Government funded place you must be:

  • a resident of the Northern Territory; and
  • a temporary visa holder who:
    • does not have work or study restrictions
    • has a valid visa for the duration of the training, allowing for the total volume of learning required to achieve the qualification, including supervised and unsupervised training and study
    • is not the primary provisional visa holder of a skilled, business innovation and investment, student, work or holiday visa identified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Upcoming intakes

There are currently no course offerings in 2021 for this course.

Course structure

This training program covers one (1) unit of competency taken from the SIT Training Package which is recognised nationwide.

Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon completion.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 10.

Code Module/Unit of Competency
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol 10
  Total nominal hours for the Skillset 10



This is a current, nationally accredited Skill Set from the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

Additional information

You can access student services, find support and explore your community through the Current Students web.

Contact details Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call).