Course Objective - To
demonstrate knowledge of the serving of alcohol in such a manner that customers
will not do harm to themselves or others after drinking. Topics covered include alcohol law and the
servers responsibility, recognizing and preventing intoxication, checking
identification for minors, handling difficult situations with intoxicated
guests, when to call in the police and evaluating real-world scenarios. Most jurisdictions require some degree of
training in this area in order to provide alcohol for sale.
I. Course Goal
To provide operators with a certification that
allows them to open and operate venues which serve alcohol. To give those in the business of serving
alcohol the tolls needed to do so while protective their customers and their
company through a thorough knowledge of how alcohol affects people, how to
count drinks properly, and the required knowledge of applicable state and local
II. Educational Objectives 1. Any student upon successful
completion of the comprehensive certification examination will meet the
criteria for the Certification program and receive a passing grade in this course.
III. Behavioral Objectives – the student should be
1. Identify criminal and civil
liability relating to the sale and service of alcohol.
2. Recognize the impact of
employee violations on the owner and the establishment.
3. Identify laws restricting
4. Identify alcohol’s path
through the body and the liver’s role in breaking down alcohol.
5. Identify factors that affect
a guest’s Blood Alcohol Content.
6. Identify drinks that contain
the same amount of alcohol and be able to count drinks
7. Identify the physical and
behavioral signs of intoxication.
8. Identify methods for
preventing guests from becoming intoxicated.
9. Identify acceptable and
valid forms of valid ID, including minors.
10. Identify the procedures for
stopping alcohol service to a guest.
11. Identify the procedures for
handling intoxicated guests