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Michigan RBS Alcohol Seller-Server Training

Alcohol safety training ensures that sellers and servers of alcohol understand the liquor laws in their states and serve responsibly. State-approved RBS training provider for the hospitality industry.

Michigan RBS Alcohol Server Training Permit

Michigan Alcohol Seller-Server Training Requirements

Responsible alcohol seller-server training ensures that sellers and servers of alcohol understand the liquor laws in their states and serve alcoholic beverages responsibly.

This responsible vendor training program can significantly reduce the risk and liability associated with alcohol service - whether or not it is required by your state. It also provides a “reasonable efforts” defense against service violations and civil claims and may reduce insurance premium costs.

Whether you’re a server, bartender, store clerk, manager, or business owner, this online alcohol server training is the easiest, most efficient way to learn about the responsibilities and best practices related to selling and serving alcohol. Your online Michigan alcohol server certification gives you the training you need without the wasted time spent in a classroom! Earn you Michigan alcohol license from the convenience of your home!

Michigan Alcohol Regulatory Agency
The Michigan Liquor Control Commission is responsible for the control over the importation, distribution, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages, which applies to all retailers, suppliers, and wholesalers who are licensed to manufacture, sell, serve, transport, or store liquor in the State of Michigan.
Source: Michigan Liquor Control Commission

On August 1, 2001, the Michigan Liquor Control Commission implemented the mandatory server training requirement for licensees obtaining a new or transferring more than 50% interest in an existing on-premises license to have server trained supervisory personnel employed during all hours alcoholic beverages are served as outlined in MCL 436.1501(1).

Michigan Alcohol Seller-Server Training Regulations

Michigan Alcohol Seller-Server Training Contact Info

Michigan Liquor Control Commission
7150 Harris Drive
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: (517) 322-1345
Web: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_10570—,00.html

Michigan RBS Alcohol Seller-Server Training Course

Course Description
This course is about 3 hours in length and provides the learner (i.e., bartender, server, waiter, or a waitress) with the necessary knowledge about the particular state laws regarding alcohol service and proven techniques needed to be a responsible seller of alcohol and for providing a safe environment for customers. 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.

Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: How Alcohol Affects the Body
  • Lesson 3: Recognizing Intoxicated Customers
  • Lesson 4: Preventing Disturbances
  • Lesson 5: Minors and Liability
  • Lesson 6: Second-Party Sales
  • Lesson 7: How to Refuse a Sale
  • Lesson 8: State Laws

End of Course - Certificate
At the conclusion of the course, the learner will be tested on their knowledge of the learning objectives and content. Upon successfully passing the exam with a minimum of 70%, the learner will be issued a course certificate document (or permit).


Course Summary

Michigan Alcohol Seller Server Training
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • 100% online - no classroom attendance!
  • Take course anywhere and anytime!
  • Download certificate upon completion!
  • 24×7 Support: (877) 881-2235 - Online

Michigan RBS Alcohol Seller-Server Training On/Off - Premise - Price: $25.00

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Accepted Statewide
We offer online Alcohol Safety Training in Michigan for: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Dearborn, Livonia, Westland, Troy, Farmington Hills, Kalamazoo, Wyoming, Southfield, Rochester Hills, and many more!