State Alcohol Beverage Training Programs

Whether mandatory or voluntary, alcohol beverage training programs vary by state in curricula components; procedures for administering the program; certificate requirements servers and managers; penalties for violations; and enforcement practices.

Alcohol Seller-Server Training

Beverage service training is designed for people who own, manage, or work in establishments that serve alcohol. Programs provide information and teach participants how to serve alcohol responsibly and fulfill the legal requirements of alcohol service.

Alcohol beverage server training general topics include:

  • Checking IDs to recognize minors;
  • Service practices that reduce the likelihood of excessive consumption;
  • Identifying and responding to early signs of excessive consumption (e.g., rapid consumption);
  • Identifying intoxicated patrons and refusing service to them;
  • Intervening to prevent intoxicated patrons from driving;
  • Protecting an establishment and self from liability.
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State Alcohol Beverage Service Training and Related Practices

Whether mandatory or voluntary, alcohol beverage training programs vary by state in curricula components; procedures for administering the program; certificate requirements servers and managers; penalties for violations; and enforcement practices.

National Institute of Health (NIH) – Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
Beverage Service Training and Related Practices
Alcohol Beverage Service Training and Related Practices as of January 1, 2018

 

Jurisdiction

Training Type

Alabama Voluntary Server Training
Alaska Mandatory Server Training
Arizona Voluntary Server Training
Arkansas Voluntary Server Training
California Voluntary Server Training
Colorado Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
Connecticut No Server Training Law
Delaware Mandatory Server Training
District of Columbia Mandatory Server Training
Florida Voluntary Server Training
Georgia No Server Training Law
Hawaii No Server Training Law
Idaho No Server Training Law
Illinois Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
Indiana Mandatory Server Training
Iowa Voluntary Server Training
Kansas No Server Training Law
Kentucky No Server Training Law
Louisiana Mandatory Server Training
Maine Voluntary Server Training
Maryland Mandatory Server Training
Massachusetts No Server Training Law
Michigan Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
Minnesota Voluntary Server Training
Mississippi No Server Training Law
Missouri No Server Training Law
Montana Mandatory Server Training
Nebraska Voluntary Server Training
Nevada Mandatory Server Training
New Hampshire Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
New Jersey Mandatory Server Training
New Mexico Mandatory Server Training
New York Voluntary Server Training
North Carolina Voluntary Server Training
North Dakota No Server Training Law
Ohio Voluntary Server Training
Oklahoma No Server Training Law
Oregon Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
Pennsylvania Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
Rhode Island Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
South Carolina No Server Training Law
South Dakota Voluntary Server Training
Tennessee Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
Texas Voluntary Server Training
Utah Mandatory Server Training
Vermont Mandatory Server Training
Virginia Voluntary Server Training
Washington Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training
West Virginia No Server Training Law
Wisconsin Mandatory Server Training
Wyoming Voluntary Server Training

Data and Table Reference:

National Institute of Health (NIH) – Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
Beverage Service Training and Related Practices

https://alcoholpolicy.niaaa.nih.gov/apis-policy-topics/beverage-service-training-and-related-practices/26/maps-and-charts#page-content