There is no fee in applying for the card, it has already been included in your course fee.Your interim certificate is valid for 5 years, however, you can only work for 90 days before you will need the competency card.
Liquor and Gaming NSW can also suspend your RSA for 12 months or cancel it.
This is quite beneficial for those wanting to work in pubs or clubs as employers tend to favour those with both certifications as it means the employee is flexible and can work both in the bar and gaming areas of the establishment.
You can complete the RSA course at any age, even under 18 years old as having the photo competency card may be a requirement from your employer.
However, on the day of training you would’ve received a Statement of Attainment which is recognised in some Australia states and territories (such as Northern Territory , Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland).
In Victoria, NSW RSA Statement of Attainment can be used to receive Victorian RSA Certificate.
Using RSVP involves a fairly simple search system, with no 'compatibility' features integrated unless you are a paid member.