Responsible Service of Food (RSF)



This course provides you with current and relevant skills preparing you for or enhancing existing employment in the Hospitality Industry.  

Australian Food Safety Standards require that food handlers have relevant knowledge and skills in food safety and food hygiene to carry out their work.  

Obtaining your RSF will assist with employment opportunities when working with food in cafes and restaurants, hotels, events, retail outlets, food trucks and kitchens. It will also be relevant for those working in the manufacturing, processing or transportation of food.  

This course will cover the importance of food safety, serving and storing food, dealing with danger foods, personal hygiene, safety requirements for commercial food operations and pest control.  


This course is delivered at Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne campus, Level 3, 601 Bourke Street, Melbourne.  


One 4-hour session face to face.


Photo identification: Current Drivers Licence, Passport, Proof of Age card or Keypass.
Pen and notepad.


Assessment will be comprised of written and multiple-choice questions, practical demonstration and active participation.


On completion you will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for the training course SITXFSA005 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety.

You will need to provide or create a USI prior to commencement of your course. 


An understanding of written and spoken English.

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost  
Responsible Service of Food (RSF) 6 August 2024 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Room 3.5, Level 3, 601 Bourke Street, Melbourne 10 $55.00
Responsible Service of Food (RSF) 27 August 2024 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Room 3.5, Level 3, 601 Bourke Street, Melbourne 10 $55.00

Refund Policy

Please note that due to the small number of participants in our classes, we are unable to offer refunds to learners who change their mind after purchasing a course or who do not attend the course on the day it is being held.

Change of Course Dates

Should you wish to change your course date then please email [email protected] within 48 hours of the advertised course start time. Once received, we will do our best to move your booking to the next available date. However, please note that if a request is received via email within 48 hours of the advertised courses start time, we will be unable to accommodate your request.