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California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS)
California Bartender License
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Only $9.95
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California Responsible Beverage Service
Approved California RBS Responsible Beverage Service Training Course for bartenders and servers

As of February 2022, we have been officially approved as a renewed certified training provider by the state for our California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training Certification. We are known as the most reputable and recommended training provider for California bartending licensing. Since 2012, we had been a state approved Responsible Beverage Service training program provider that is backed by over 35 years of experience with alcohol certifying individuals and businesses since 1985. As of July 2022, the state will require all servers, waiters, managers who serve alcoholic beverages to take a newly approved RBS certification course provided for you here. Use any computer, tablet, iPhone, or Android device. Easily complete your California alcohol handlers card course with our online California RBS Permit training course to recieve your CA bartender license.

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California Responsible Beverage Service
Frequently Asked Questions

Beginning July 2021, the Responsible Beverage Service Training Act of 2017, AB 1221, will mandate that all alcohol servers or managers at on-premises establishments must complete a California alcohol server training course. This certification course is often referred to as California responsible beverage server training, California bartender license, or California RBS server permit. Our seller server course strictly follows the guidelines provided by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to train you how to become a bartender in California, or an alcoholic beverage seller server. This alcohol training course is commonly called the California bartender license or California seller server permit. Since 1985, we have diligently offered alcohol training to certify hundreds of thousands of individuals and businesses. This course is created by former bar and restaurant managers, bartenders, and servers. Our alcohol training certification incorporates decades of research and renders the rules, regulations, and California liquor laws set by California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for responsible alcohol service.

For over a decade, we have collaborated with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and liability lawyers to create the most reputable and recommended alcohol certification training. We cover topics in our California bartender course about how old you need to be to become a bartender and how to get your bartender license. For reference, we have a web page dedicated to some helpful bartender career statistics in the US. For general information on obtaining a bartending license (not specific to any state), see our Ultimate Guide to Getting a Bartending License.

Advantages to our online course:

  • Easily complete at your own pace
  • Login and out of course as many times as needed to complete
  • Up to 6 months to complete your course
  • Only 70% to pass and get your certificate
  • Retake final exam until pass if needed FREE
  • Immediately download & email your certificate for FREE

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Beginning July 2022, the Responsible Beverage Service Training Act - AB 1221, mandates that all alcohol servers, bartenders, and managers at on-premises establishments complete an approved California alcohol server training course and pass the exam at the state's RBS portal.  This certification course is often referred to as California responsible beverage server training, California bartender license, or California seller/server permit.

We recognize that you are busy and alcohol training maybe not on the forefront of your mind. We aim to give you accurate knowledge and quickly bring you "up to speed" with the most recent laws. Some of our information may seem common knowledge. But, as you do, we take your profession very seriously. Your decisions, while serving alcohol, could make a dramatic difference in another person's life. With a little of your time and our training, we will get tips to become a safe server. Select your course, click Enroll Now, complete our course, and get your certificate from the RBS portal all within a couple of hours.

This California alcohol seller server course gives you with the tools to sell and serve alcohol in California responsibly.  With our course, you will not only protect yourself but the establishment where you are selling and serving alcohol.  Additionally, you will learn:

  • The effects of alcohol on your patrons
  • Keep customers from becoming overly intoxicated
  • Intervene when you need to refuse a sale
  • Prevent intoxicated customers from disturbing others
  • Train Your Staff to Check IDs Properly for Fake IDs
  • Prevent second-party sales
  • Protect yourself and the establishment from liability

Quick & Easy

This course takes a couple of hours or less depending on the individual. It's easy to begin and complete in one sitting or take our training course at your leisure. Leave and come back to the course as many times as needed. When you return, the training will pick up where you last had left.

Use Any Cell Phone, Tablet, or Computer

Our courses can be completed on any computer, tablet, or cellphone. Your certificate is available from the state immediately upon completion of our course and the state's server. Complete it tonight and email to your manager before going to work tomorrow. Select your course, click enroll now, complete the course.

Required By Most Insurance Carriers

Most liability insurance carriers for alcohol serving establishments (restaurants, bars, taverns, night clubs, etc.) require all employees to be alcohol certified as well. They will require your staff remain current with state rules, regulations, and laws, in regards to the service of alcohol. As a result, more businesses are requiring our alcohol training certificate as a condition of employment.

Responsible Alcohol Manager Course

Only $29.99
List Price: $49.95

35 Years of Alcohol Training Knowledge and Experience

We take great pride in bringing you quality information. Since 1985, we have alcohol certified tens of thousands of individuals and businesses over the last 35 years. This course is created by former bar and restaurant managers, bartenders, and servers. Serving Alcohol Inc provides thee industry leading training and services to owners, managers, bartenders, waitstaff, and retail sellers of alcohol.  Our training incorporates decades or research directly from our staff because we have "been there" working in the alcohol serving environment.

Most Preferred & Recommended Certification

We recognize that you are busy and alcohol training maybe not on the forefront of your mind.  We aim to give you accurate knowledge and quickly bring you "up to speed" with the most recent laws. Some of our information may seem common knowledge. But, as you do, we take your profession very seriously. Your decisions, while serving alcohol, could make a dramatic difference in another person's life.  With a little of your time and our training,  we will help you become a safer alcohol seller or server and increase your tips. Free certificate and wallet card given immediately after completion.

You will learn all the "compliance" material and, as an added bonus, you will learn some hard won industry insights.  We work directly with the states that we represent so that your training is current, concise, accurate, and highly approved. With our alcohol certification program, we give you the tools to learn to serve responsibly, a sense of responsibility, and respect for your community and your work environment.

If you have any problems, please Contact Us and we will quickly work with you to resolve it.