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Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol

Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol

$155.00SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol Get prepared for work in the hospitality industry. Interactive 6 ½ hour course – includes Competency Card.

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Provide Responsible Gambling Services

Provide Responsible Gambling Services

$110.00SITHGAM001 Provide Responsible Gambling Services Get prepared for work in a gaming venue. Interactive 6 ½ hour course – includes Competency Card

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Short Courses

Short Courses

Food Safety Supervisor, Operate a Bar, Prepare & Serve Cocktails, Prepare & Serve Espresso Coffee, Attend Gaming Machines.

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Workplace Health & Safety

Workplace Health & Safety

Do you need support for implementation of Risk Management Strategies for Workplace Health & Safety and Environmental Health & Safety in the workplace?

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Food Safety Management System

Food Safety Management System

Food safety management systems are designed to help businesses identify and manage hazards to food safety. Most licensed businesses must develop and implement a documented food safety management system.

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Employers & Business Owners

Employers & Business Owners

Do you need WHS & FSMS assistance?

Need training for your staff?

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Hospitality Qualifications at Certificate levels III, IV & Diploma and also Work Health & Safety Certificate IV.

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Coming to Australia and want to work in the Hospitality Industry? Do you want an Australian Accredited Certificate?

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***Wage Subsidy Update***

To assist in clearing up any confusion the “wage subsidy” of BAC – “Boosting Apprentice Commencement” (the name given to this by the government), is available for eligible employees who can undertake Hospitality training at either Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV levels in a Traineeship, in addition to Certificate III in Commercial Cookery Apprenticeship.

That is, it can be front of house or back of house staff who may be eligible*.

The funding (wage subsidy) is up to a maximum of 50% per quarter to not greater than $7,000 per quarter and is for 12 months from the date of “sign up”.

By completing the online information, we at Austrain Academy can then with the assistance of the Apprenticeship Centre build a reasonably accurate financial plan of what the wage subsidies (income) and training costs (expenses) may well be.

*Further information on the BAC can be found here -



Wage Subsidies for Apprentices & Trainees

From the Australian Apprenticeship Pathways website. See the announcement here

The Australian Government has announced a new program called 'Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements'. It is designed to assist job seekers into Australian Apprenticeship jobs, and to help employers take on new staff.

This program is part of the COVID-19 economic recovery. It is available across all industries and to businesses of all sizes.

Eligibility requirements for the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy have changed from Wednesday 28 October 2020.

These changes affect the eligibility of existing workers. The updated Department of Education, Skills and Employment Fact Sheet has the following information about these changes:

From 28 October 2020, your business or Group Training Organisation may be eligible to attract a subsidy for up to 30 existing workers who commence a non-trade Australian Apprenticeship on or after 28 October 2020 if they:

  • move from casual employment to a part-time or full-time Australian Apprenticeship; or
  • move from part-time employment to a full-time Australian Apprenticeship.

No limit will apply where the existing worker commences a trades-based Australian Apprenticeship.

For information on you or your staff member's eligibility, contact an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider. To discuss how an Australian Apprenticeship might work for you, get in touch via or contact form or give us a call.

Apprenticeship & Traineeship Careers information may also be found at and

A mobile app is available at


COVID-19 Update - Student & Employer Support

Austrain Academy would like to thank all of our employers and students for adapting to rapidly changing arrangements during this difficult time. It has been a steep learning curve for all of us, so thank you all for your patience and cooperation!

We have instituted strict social distancing and hygiene measures and limited class sizes for those students who need to attend face to face practical training sessions. Where possible, students are attending online training sessions and completing assessments remotely.

We are still taking enrolments for new students so please get in touch if you are thinking of completing some training.

Austrain Academy will continue to monitor the situation closely and take advice from NSW Health and other relevant government authorities to ensure we are responding to the situation appropriately. We will keep you informed of any changes to our operations.

If you are an apprentice or trainee, your training contract and training can continue for six months even if you don't have an employer. Please contact us if your employment situation changes or you have any questions.

Below are links to resources that may be helpful:

Please note - Austrain is providing this information only to support our students and employers and cannot facilitate applications etc on your behalf.

If you have any questions or concerns or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Summer Carson - "Proud to be a Chef" 2020 Finalist

Proud to be a Chef 2020 Finalist - Summer Carson

Further congratulations to our talented Student Summer Carson.

Summer has been selected as a finalist in the ”Proud to be a Chef" competition for 2020.

We wish her every success in this competition and in this industry.

Summer is one of a select group of finalist as this competition received over 500 entries.

We will have further information on the 2021 competition later this year.


Congratulations Summer Carson!

Chef's Table Apprentice Award - Summer Carson

Congratulations to our talented student Summer whose consistent hard work has paid off!

Summer is an apprentice chef at the Illawarra Master Builders Club and with the support of her employer, has recently been awarded the 2019 Chef's Table Apprentice Award from Clubs NSW.

You clearly have a very bright future in this industry. We're proud of you!


Did you know Austrain Academy can assist you with your Food Safety and Work Health & Safety compliance requirements. Our consultancy services are designed to help businesses identify and manage hazards and are tailored to your individual business needs. Just some of our satisfied clients:

  • WHS Management Systems

    On behalf of the Wollongong Golf Club, I would like to express our thanks and gratitude for all your assistance and the training Austrain Academy have supplied to our staff. The ability and knowledge of the Trainers and Assessors have surpassed our expectations and assisted us in our growth and development. You have all gone above and beyond to train, help and direct not just myself but several staff members and we thank you.

    Wollongong Golf Club has operated for 117 years in the Illawarra region. We required a WH&S system which could grow throughout our diverse business units. Austrain provided us with a solution that continues to work.

  • Food Safety Management System

    We undertook to run the Food Safety Supervisors course run by Austrain Academy for all our venue Chefs and 2ic's and, although knowledgeable through their past training and experience, all managers went away from the program with new knowledge and a thorough understanding of what is required in running a safe and professional food business. Thanks Austrain!

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Training Locations

  • Wollongong
  • Others available
Basic Hospitality Package

Hospitality Basics

If you already have bar skills this package is suited to you. RSA & RCG are must do courses to work in the majority of hotels and clubs. These are legal requirements to work in and around alcohol and gaming. Both courses are approved by the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.

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Hospitality Professional Package

Hospitality Professional
(RSA + RCG + Bar Skills)

Do you want to get into the hospitality industry? This Package is perfect for you! It includes the essentials for working in the hospitality industry RSA & RCG with the added Bar skills course that will put you ahead of the rest and prepare you for work. Pour REAL Beer and mix Real Drinks, not WATER!

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Consultancy Services for Employers

Employers &
Business Owners

Does your business need assistance with staff training, WHS issues, food safety requirements, Armed Hold up awareness, consulting/business assessment? Contact us at Austrain Academy, our industry experts can assist you with any of these issues.

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