Frequently Asked Questions

Who should take this course?

Anyone involved in the service or sale of alcoholic beverages, including cashiers, servers, bartenders, doormen, bouncers, etc.

Why should I take this course?

The purpose of this Responsible Beverage Server training course is to enhance public safety and promote the responsible use and sale of alcohol in California. This course provides sellers, servers and managers with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify the social and physical harms of alcohol use.
  • Prevent sales of alcoholic beverages to minors.
  • Prevent sales of alcoholic beverages to intoxicated persons.
  • Avoid violations of alcohol laws and rules.

How long does this course take to finish?

This course takes approximately four hours.

Is there a final exam?

Yes, there is a final exam at the end of the course that has no time limit. A 70% score is required to pass the final exam. You may take this exam up to three times.

How quickly can I get my certificate of completion?

Instantly! As soon as you pass the final exam, you'll be able to download a copy of your certificate of completion.