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NSW Licensee Training

Are you a licensee, approved manager or club secretary in NSW and need mandatory Licensee Training?

As our course is delivered face-to-face, you can get it done in a day.


Our licensee training covers all this:

  • Liquor legislation and regulations
  • NSW liquor license responsibilities
  • Your responsibilities to manage alcohol related harms in your business.
  • Best practice strategies to improve your business operations
  • Consequences of non-compliance.

On completion of this course you should be able to manage the day-to-day requirements for a compliant licensed venue to the benefit of your staff, customers and the wider community.


The course is mandatory for:

  • Current licensees, approved managers, and club secretaries applying for a new liquor license, or transferring of an existing license to another person or premise.
  • Existing licensees and approved managers will need to complete the new licensee training in alignment to the renewal of their existing NSW competency card.

This extends to pubs, clubs, hotels, bottle shops, restaurants and cafes.


Note: NSW liquor licensee training is delivered in English and the assessment must be completed by the participant in English. 

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

Already completed your NSW Licensee Training? Click here to undertake the NSW Advanced Licensee Training 

  • Course code
  • Course duration
    7 Hours
  • Accreditation
    iTFE has been approved by Liquor and Gaming NSW to deliver the NSW Licensee Training Course.
  • Location
  • Study mode
    Short course
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type
    On Campus

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 NSW
Session 2: Managing your liquor licence
Session 3: Your responsibilities to manage alcohol related harms
Session 4: Best practice strategies to prevent alcohol related harms
Session 5: Compliance and enforcement
Finalise assessments and next steps

Course is run over 7 consecutive hours and the maximum number of participants per class is 20. 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.

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


Participants are required to bring proof of identification, such as a passport or driver’s licence, on the day of training. You will also be required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.



$395 (limited time special price)

How to apply

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


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