Arkansas Alcohol Seller-Server

Course Introduction & Description
Arkansas has various laws regulating the legal age an individual needs to be to consume, sell, or serve alcoholic beverages and other regulations regarding the sale and service of alcoholic beverages. Within Arkansas, the legal age to consume alcoholic beverages is 21. There are also rules and regulations regarding what is required to become a bartender in Arkansas.

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Division is an Arkansas state government agency. The duties of the Alcoholic Beverage Control – Administration Division are to receive applications for and issue, refuse to issue, suspend or revoke permits to manufacture, wholesale, retail and transport alcoholic beverages in Arkansas.

They also promulgate and adopt rules and regulations necessary to comply with alcoholic beverage control laws of the State, and in addition, conduct hearings for the purpose of cancellation, suspension or revocation of any and all alcoholic beverage permits.

About the Course
This course is approximately 3 hours in length and provides you with the necessary knowledge and techniques needed to be a responsible seller of alcohol. Specifically, you will learn how to protect yourself and your 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 to someone; how to prevent and deal with disturbances; how to accurately check IDs and recognize minors; how to prevent second-party sales; and how to refuse a sale.  Although training is not mandatory, it can significantly reduce the risk and liability associated with alcohol service. Our certification provides a “reasonable efforts” defense against service violations and civil claims, and it may also reduce your insurance premium costs.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe alcohol use.
  • Recognize the effects of alcohol.
  • Identify the seller’s role in the enhancement of public safety.
  • Discuss the seller’s responsibilities and obligations under the law.
  • Define blood alcohol concentration and how it is calculated.
  • Describe the effects of mixing alcohol with other drugs.
  • Recognize intoxicated individuals.
  • Refuse a sale to someone with little conflict.
  • Prevent disturbances in the establishment and handle difficult situations.
  • Check IDs accurately, and recognize clues for when an individual is using a fake ID.
  • Recognize second-party sales.

State Resources:

Governing Authority
Arkansas regulations are governed by the Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Control Division.

Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Control Division
1515 W 7th St, Ste 503
Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone: (501) 682-1105
Website: http://www.dfa.Arkansas.gov/offices/abc/Pages/default.aspx

 For More Info:

Arkansas Alcohol Seller Server Course Learning Objectives:

  • Describe alcohol use.
  • Recognize the effects of alcohol.
  • Identify the seller’s role in the enhancement of public safety.
  • Discuss the seller’s responsibilities and obligations under the law.
  • Define blood alcohol concentration and how it is calculated.
  • Describe the effects of mixing alcohol with other drugs.
  • Recognize intoxicated individuals.
  • Refuse a sale to someone with little conflict.
  • Prevent disturbances in the establishment and handle difficult situations.
  • Check IDs accurately, and recognize clues for when an individual is using a fake ID.
  • Recognize second-party sales.

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • Alcohol Use in the United States
  • Server’s Responsibility and Liability

Lesson 2: How Alcohol Affects the Body

  • The Passage of Alcohol through the Body
  • Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain and Behavior
  • Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)
  • Absorption Rate
  • Other Factors in Intoxication
  • Alcohol and Drug Interactions
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects
  • Recognizing Alcohol Poisoning

Lesson 3: Recognizing Intoxicated Customers

  • Observing Customers
  • Communicating with Customers
  • Obvious Behavioral Clues
  • How to Know When to Refuse Service to Someone

Lesson 4: Preventing Disturbances

  • Maintaining a Safe Environment
  • Handling the Intoxicated
  • Handling the Aggressive

Lesson 5: Minors and Liability

  • Checking IDs
  • Recognizing Fake IDs
  • Compliance Checks
  • Forms of Alternative Transportation
  • Incident Log

Lesson 6: How to Refuse a Sale

  • Refusing a Sale
  • Tips for Slowing Down
  • Cutting Someone Off
  • Refusing Sales to Minors
  • Refusing Second-Party Sales

 

Multimedia Resources:

N/A

Course Information
alcohol_server_x150Alcohol Seller Server On-Off Premise Training Course
  • State Approved: This course has been approved by the Arkansas Liquor Control Division.
  • Duration: 3.5 Hours
  • Live 24×7 Support: 1 (800) 442-1149 – support@360training.com
  • Printable certificate available once you complete and pass the final exam.
  • Valid for 2 years.
  • Arkansas Alcohol Seller/Server On/Off Premise Course  (AR) – $25.00

Enroll Now

Other State Courses
  • Improving Your Tips, Tips on Getting Larger Tips!
  • CraftBeer.com: Beer 101
  • Introduction to Wine

Leave a Reply