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NSW Advanced Licensee Training

Are you a Licensee, Manager or Club Secretary in NSW and need Advanced Licensee Training?

iTFE's NSW Licensee and Advanced Licensee training courses have been developed to provide greater support and to ensure you are better prepared for the challenges of operating a licensed business.

Advanced Licensee training is an additional course for those who may operate a business in a higher risk environment, such as businesses authorised to trade after midnight.

Advanced Licensee training covers topics are designed to support you to:

  • understand alcohol related harms in higher risk environments and the relevant laws that impact you as a licensee
  • understand the qualities required to be a leader and how to build a culture of compliance in your business
  • understand the different approaches government and industry have adopted to minimise alcohol related harms
  • understand how to identify and analyse risk, and implement best practice strategies to control risk in your business

The courses will be mandatory for:

  • Current Licensees, Approved Managers, and Club Secretaries who have held a liquor licence prior to 1 September 2018, will need to complete the new licensee training from 1 April 2019 onwards, aligned to the renewal of your existing NSW competency card.
  • New Licensees, Approved Managers, and Club Secretaries who were granted a new liquor licence or transfer after 1 September 2018, have until 31 May 2019 to complete the relevant training.

Please visit Liquor and Gaming NSW to confirm which training your licence requires. Click here

Note: This course is delivered in English and the assessment must be completed by the participant in English.

Looking to undertake the NSW Licensee Training before you commence the Advanced training? Click here


  • Course duration
    6 Hours (NSW Liquor & Gaming Mandatory)
  • Accreditation
    iTFE has been approved by Liquor and Gaming NSW to deliver the NSW Licensee Training Course.
  • Location
    New South Wales
  • Study mode
    Short course
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type
    On Campus
  • Downloads

Course details

  • NSW

Before you complete this training, you will need to hold a valid NSW competency card or interim certificate issued by a Liquor & Gaming NSW for Licensee training, and Responsible service of Alcohol (RSA).

If your current competency card also includes RCG you will need to either undertake the Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) refresher training prior to doing the Licensee Training or complete a RCG Declaration Form to remove RCG endorsement from your competency card.

Please visit Liquor and Gaming NSW to confirm which training your licence requires. Click here


Course outcomes

An interim certificate will be issued to students to acknowledge successful completion.

Students will then need to visit Service NSW with their Interim Cerificate and Identification to update their Competency Card.

A new Competency Card will be mailed to the applied address and is valid for five years.

Successful completion of this course automatically updates student’s NSW RSA for a further five years

Course structure

Session 1: Overview of liquor regulation in higher risk environments in NSW
Session 2: Leading a culture of compliance
Session 3: NSW Government and industry approaches to minimise alcohol related harms
Session 4: Minimising risk of alcohol related harms in your business
PART A: Risk management
PART B: Best practice strategies to control risk
PART C: Leading a compliant business
Finalise assessments and next steps

Note: This course is delivered in English and the assessment must be completed by the participant in English.

Course is run over 4 consecutive hours and the maximum number of participants per class is 20. Advanced Licensee training consists of a range of activities, in class discussion and participation and at the end of your course you will be required to complete a short theory assessment comprised of short written answers and multiple choice.


Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the day of training.




How to apply

Enrol below or contact iTFE on 1300 659 557 for group bookings 

Book this course today

  • New South Wales
Date Location Seats available Price Get started
Friday September 20, 2019, 9:00am - 4:00pm Ibis Orange - 146 Bathurst Rd, Orange 5 seats available $450
Thursday October 3, 2019, 9:00am - 4:00pm Castlereagh Boutique Hotel - 169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney 9 seats available $450
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