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Illinois BASSET Certification
On-Premise

Only $12.99
List Price: $19.95 35% off

What is an Illinois BASSET Certification?

Our Illinois BASSET certification is required for on-premise and off-premise selling and serving of alcohol by the ILCC (Illinois Liquor Control Commission). Illinois Basset LicenseWe have over 35 years of experience providing the most reputable and recommended alcohol course for your Illinois BASSET license. If you are an Illinois bartender, server, or manager, our Illinois BASSET certification On-Premise course is required if you serving in bars, nightclubs, restaurants events. Our Off-Premise Illinois BASSET certification is required if you are a liquor store clerk or employee of a convenience store if selling alcohol. We are the number one authorized ILCC approved basset training provider in the state of Illinois. The Illinois Liquor Control Commission will mail your official BASSET Card for FREE. This Illinois alcohol license course is commonly known as the Illinois BASSET (Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training) certificate, Illinois BASSET training course, or usually as the Illinois bartender license. With our basset course, you can easily achieve your basset on the fly and be certified today.

How much is a Basset License in Illinois?

An Illinois Basset License only costs $12.99. Be mindful of taking the correct On or Off premise certification course. On Premise pertains to bartenders and waitstaff who serve alcohol, while Off Premise is for those who only sell alcohol as in a clerk at a liquor or convenience store. But, an On Premise certification does cover you for both situations, on and off premise.

How do I get a Basset License in Illinois?

Need your basset on the fly today? Your Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training (BASSET) certificate is available to you immediately upon completion at Serving Alcohol. Complete your training tonight and email the certificate to your manager before going to work tomorrow.

How long does Illinois Basset take?

An Illinois Basset license certification takes only a few hours to easily complete today. Even faster depending on your pace. The entire course is read outloud with a voice narration that you can be sped up or slowed down to get you through the course and comprehend all the information easily on your iPhone, Android phone, tablet, Mac or Windows computer.

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Illinois BASSET Certification
Off-Premise

Only $12.99
List Price: $19.95 35% off

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Illinois BASSET License
Frequently Asked Questions

Since 1985, we have alcohol BASSET certified tens of thousands of individuals and businesses. This course is created by former bar and restaurant managers, bartenders, and servers. Our training incorporates decades of research directly from our staff because we have "been there" working in the alcohol serving environment. Respected and requested by the ILCC, Robert Pomplun with Serving Alcohol has held seminars at a few or the recent Illinois Liquor Control Commission's Annual College Town Summit. Very few alcohol training providers are asked by the ILCC to speak at their annual meetings. With over 35 years experience, we offer the most reputable Basset certification for bartenders, servers, managers, clerks, and owners. Created by professionals in the industry, our course is the highest approved, endorsed, and required training by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC).

We cover topics in our BASSET certificate license course on 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 80% to pass
  • Retake final exam until pass if needed FREE
  • Immediately download & email your certificate for FREE

Use Any Computer or Cellphone

Our BASSET (Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training) will function equally well on your Windows or Mac computer, laptop, tablet, or Android cellphone, iPhone, or iPad. On the go or while you sit at home, now training can be done on your terms.

Completion Guaranteed

We give you multiple chances to take the course. Busy? Multi-tasking? No worries. Leave and come back as many times as needed until it's completed, guaranteed.

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Our course will teach you:

  • How to protect yourself and establishment from liability
  • How alcohol affects your customers
  • How to recognize the effects of alcohol on your customers
  • How to prevent customers from becoming intoxicated
  • How to intervene when you need to refuse a sale
  • How to avoid and deal with disturbances
  • How to accurately check IDs and recognize minors with fake IDs
  • How to prevent second-party transactions
  • How to react with authorities when a problem arises

Our Training Material

You'll learn alcohol awareness, intervention techniques, server duties, carding procedures, and Illinois liquor laws.  All in a simple online alcohol server training course that is easy to understand. If you're a bartender, a waiter / waitress, or server looking to achieve your bartender license, then our course is the one you'll need.

  • 100% Online interactive and self-paced training
  • US-based Customer support center
  • Certification is Valid for 3 years

Illinois Liquor Control CommissionIllinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) 11th Annual College Town Summit

Lee Ropus (ILCC Basset Manager) and Robert Pomplun (Serving Alcohol Inc.)
Lee Ropus (ILCC Basset Manager) and Robert Pomplun (Serving Alcohol Inc.)

Representatives from colleges throughout Illinois attended the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) 11th Annual College Town Summit, held on November 14th, 2019 at University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana. Robert Pomplun with highly requested and recommended BASSET certification training makes a presentation focusing on timely topics pertaining to alcohol-related issues on college campuses.

Responsible Alcohol Manager Course

Only $29.99
List Price: $49.95

Your Enrollment Fee Includes:

  • Access to online course and the final exam immediately
  • Access to printable certificate immediately upon completion
  • Unlimited US-based free support
  • 3 year official BASSET certification is mailed (7-10 business days) from the ILCC for free

Official Basset Certificate Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training
License Number: 5A-0105593

We meet and exceed Illinois state requirements:

  • Course is ILCC required official BASSET certification approved and recommended
  • Illinois – City of Chicago
  • Course is approved by City of Chicago and BASSET certified renewal or recertification requirements – every 3 years
  • Responsible Agency – Mayor’s Local Liquor Control Commission (ILCC)