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To comply with California Alcohol Server laws, and to protect and verify your identity while taking the course, once your payment is received, you will be sent an email with the link of the course and your password. You can only access the course through the link sent to you via email. If you lost or misplaced the email, please contact us back from the account you registered for us to resend your access to the course.
We offer California responsible beverage sales and service online training. Our online seller/server training course is designed to promote the legal and responsible sale and service of alcoholic beverages in California.
RBS training is for anyone selling alcoholic beverages in a store or serving drinks in a bar or restaurant. Bartenders, waiters, and their managers who are RBS certified are more successful in stopping underage drinking and in recognizing the signs of intoxication.
Our online course focuses on the skills and techniques used to recognize the signs of intoxication and how to intervene to keep your patrons and establishment safe. The training also covers underage drinking, ID checking, and much more.
Our online training course is a 2 hour interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention. Our training course works on all computer devices including: smart phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs. If needed, you can conveniently switch back and forth between your phone (or tablet) and your computer, while taking the course, and you will always be returned to your most recent progress. Once you create an account you can log in from any computer or mobile device and train anytime, anywhere. You have 6 months from enrollment to complete this course. You can log in and out of your training account and your place in the course will be saved. After successfully completing this course and the 20 multiple choice question final exam, you will be able to print your RBS Certificate of Completion from your own printer.
Our online California Alcohol Seller/Server Training Course contains four units of instruction, a course review, a supplement covering alcohol sales and service laws specific to California, and an online final exam. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.
RBS Training Requirements
RBS training is not mandatory at the state level, however many cities and counties have made RBS training mandatory. Depending on the city or county you work in you may be required to complete an RBS program. Your employer may also mandate RBS certification as a requirement for employment. Below are some areas that require training, but please check your local ordinances to see if RBS alcohol training is required in order to be employed at a liquor establishment.
* City of Ventura
* City of Rohnert Park
* City of Newport Beach
* City of Salinas
* Alameda County
* Orange County
Although the California ABC no longer has a process for approving RBS providers, we continue to meet all the requirements of the State of California providing the SureSell RBS Training course. You can view the California RBS program provider list on the California ABC website.