Utah Alcohol Training for Off-Premise Consumption
This comprehensive online course is your passport to becoming a compliant alcohol seller in Utah. Off-premise training, also known as E.A.S.Y. training, is designed for store employees and supervisors who sell sealed beer to go.
Whether you're a grocery or convenience store cashier or new to the world of alcohol sales, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate Utah’s alcohol laws and regulations. Note: This course is not designed for liquor store employees, managers or supervisors. Visit the DABS website to learn more.
Through this course, you’ll learn to effectively check IDs, prevent underage sales, recognize signs of intoxication and handle challenging situations with confidence. It’s your gateway to ensuring safe, responsible and legally compliant alcohol transactions, all 100% online from the comfort of your home.
Who Needs Off-Premise Alcohol Training?
Utah law requires off-premise alcohol certification training for all employees who sell beer to go. Employees must complete the training before they sell alcohol and retake the course every three years.
Off-premise employees include:
- Clerks and cashiers: Those who work at grocery stores, convenience stores or other retail establishments where alcohol is sold for consumption off the premises.
- Any employee who handles alcohol: Anyone working in establishments where alcohol is sold for off-premise consumption should consider taking this course to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to responsibly sell alcohol in accordance with Utah laws and regulations.
Keep in mind that this course is not valid for liquor store employees, managers or supervisors. There are separate training programs for liquor store employees and managers. Visit the DABS website for more information.
This course covers a range of topics to ensure you are equipped to complete responsible and legal off-premise alcohol sales.
You will learn:
- Identification and age verification practices
- Preventing sales to minors
- Consequences for violations
- Recognizing signs of intoxication
- Utah state alcohol laws
- And more
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Utah Alcohol Seller Training for Off-Premise Consumption?
This online course is designed to provide individuals in Utah with the knowledge and skills necessary to responsibly and legally sell alcohol for off-site consumption. This certification course, also known as E.A.S.Y. training, is designed for employees who sell sealed beer in grocery stores, convenience stores or other off-premise retail establishments.
What is the E.A.S.Y. law?
Off-premise alcohol training in Utah is also known as E.A.S.Y. training because of the state’s Eliminate Alcohol Sales to Youth law.
The E.A.S.Y. law:
- Requires mandatory training for each store employee who sells beer or directly supervises the sale of beer
- Limits youth access to alcohol in grocery and convenience stores
- Authorizes law enforcement to conduct random alcohol sales compliance checks
- Funds a statewide media and education campaign to alert youth, parents and communities of the dangers of alcohol to the developing teen
Who should take this course?
This course is essential for Utah employees who sell alcohol for off-premise consumption. This includes clerks, cashiers and anyone else who sells sealed beer that customers must drink off-site. Note that this course is not designed for managers, supervisors or liquor store employees. Separate training programs are required for these employees.
Is this course approved by the state of Utah?
Yes, this course is approved by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services (DABS). Your course completion is automatically reported to DABS when you finish your course.
How long do I have to complete Utah off-premise alcohol training?
Off-premise alcohol sellers in Utah must complete their certification training before they start selling alcohol. This training must be repeated every three years.
How long is the course?
The course takes one hour to complete, and you can stop and start whenever you want.
What will I learn in this course?
The course will teach you about Utah's alcohol laws and regulations, responsible sales techniques, ID checking procedures, preventing underage sales, handling difficult situations and more.
How often should I renew or retake this training?
Your certificate is valid for three years from the course completion date. At that point, you are required to retake the course to renew your training.
What are the course testing requirements?
You’re required to pass a quiz after each of the course’s five learning modules by earning a score of at least a 70%. To complete the course, you must pass the final exam with a score of at least 70%. You have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes and the exam.
How do I receive my certificate of completion?
You can instantly download your certificate of completion and certification card after passing the final exam.