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TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

TAFE NSW Course Number: 900-163123

Nominal Hours: 6

Full Fee: $375

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The TAFE Statement in NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced) is a mandatory training course for licensees who manage a liquor licence identified in the high- risk category. There is a focus on liquor laws and legislation, embedding a culture of compliance and developing your leadership skills.


Through theoretical course work and class discussion, you will dive deeper into:

  • Liquor laws and legislation relevant to high risk environments
  • How to initiate and lead a culture of compliance
  • NSW Government and industry approaches to minimising alcohol related harms
  • Harm minimisation strategies to implement in your business
  • Risk management and implementing strategies to control risk elements


Through this course you will build on your:

  • Leadership qualities
  • Strategic and operational planning abilities
  • Collaboration and consultation skills


Completing the course will equip you with:

  • The Advanced Licensee endorsement on your competency card
  • In depth understanding of the law and how it relates to your business
  • Skills to lead a culture of compliance


TAFE NSW has many pathways to help grow your leadership career in the liquor industry, including:

  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


The hospitality industry has been steadily growing over the past five years at around 1.9%. This growth can be attributed to the burgeoning foodie culture, population growth and an increase in consumer demand. Employment in the industry is set to increase by 12.1% in the next five years, which means an additional 91,000 jobs.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.


This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 6 hours of online study, each week, for the recommended study period.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.


To enrol in this course, you will need to provide evidence of the following:

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol competency card endorsement
  • NSW Liquor Licensee competency card endorsement


There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.


This course is subject to licensing requirements as set by the Liquor Regulation 2018 through Liquor & Gaming NSW.

This course is subject to licensing requirements as set by the industry regulator - Liquor & Gaming NSW. Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) is the foundation competency required in order to sell, serve or supply liquor. Depending on your duties you may also need Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG). The NSW Liquor Licensee Advanced course is a requirement for licensees, approved managers and club secretaries operating in a high risk venue or environment.


To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you work in the industry, have significant industry experience in a licensee role and that you have completed the standard Liquor Licensee course that is mandatory for all licensees operating a licensed business.

It is also recommended that you have:

  • Advanced leadership skills and ability to influence others
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of the relevant legislation

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence of:

  • successful completion of the Liquor and Gaming NSW Mandatory Licensee Training Course

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

900-163123B Group Discussion
900-163123A L&G NSW Mandatory Licensee Training (Advanced)

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

Course cost: $375

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

The price for this course includes the $40 L&G NSW Competency Card

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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