Michigan Alcohol Seller Server Certification

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  • 2 hour self-paced online course.
  • Printable certificate-valid for 3 years.
  • 26 multiple-choice final exam.

Michigan Alcohol Server Online Certification

We offer a 100% pass guarantee, which means you can take the course as many times as needed in order to pass the final exam, but you only pay once!

Certificate of Completion

Immediately print your Certificate of Completion when course is finished.

Michigan Alcohol Seller Server Training

Our alcohol seller server course is designed to promote the legal and responsible sale and service of alcoholic beverages in Michigan.

Alcohol Seller Server Training is now required for anyone selling alcoholic beverages in a store or serving drinks in a bar or restaurant.

Alcohol seller server training is an important way to learn how to recognize signs of intoxication, how to check ID’s, minors and alcohol, Michigan state specific server laws, and many other skills to help you keep your customers and your establishment safe.

This course is approved for BOTH on-premise (restaurants and bars) and off-premise (store) certifications.

Course Features

Our online training course is an interactive course with full audio narration and real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention.

Once you create an account you can log in from any computer and train any time, anywhere.

You can log in and out of your training account and your place in the course will be saved. Your course will be available to complete for 6 months from purchase.

  • 2 hour long online course
  • 26 multiple-choice final exam
  • 3 Year Michigan Certification

Alcohol Seller/Server - Course Outline

Our online Alcohol Seller/Server Training Course contains five units of instruction, a supplement covering alcohol sales and service laws specific to Michigan, and an online final exam. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.

Unit 1-Introduction

How this Course Works
Course Topics

Unit 2-Responsible Alcohol Service

Responsibilities of a Server
Criminal Negligence
Dram Shop Laws
Dram Shop & Minors
Three Kinds of Duties
Unit Two Review
Unit Two Quiz

Unit 3-Minors and Alcohol

Age Verification
ID Validation
ID Guides
Refusing an ID
Incident Log
Compliance Checks
2nd Party Sales
Unit Three Review
Unit Three Quiz

Unit 4-Physical Effects of Alcohol

Alcohol Absorption
Blood Alcohol Concentration
Absorption Triggers
Common Diseases and Disorders
Drink Tampering
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Unit Four Review
Unit Four Quiz

Unit 5-Intoxication

Recognizing Intoxication
Indicators of Intoxication
Go, Slow, No Technique
Managing Drinking Behavior
Unit Five Review
Unit Five Quiz

Michigan State Laws & Rules

Prohibited Conduct
Consumption & Possession by a Minor
False Identification
Consumption by a Minor
Selling, Serving and Employment Age
Hours of Operation
Off-Premise Retailers

Final Exam

26 multiple-choice questions - you must score at least 80% to pass

Certificate of Completion

Upon successfully completing our Alcohol Seller/Server Training course and final exam, you will be able to immediately print your certificate of completion. It will also be emailed to you.

Your certification is valid for 3 years from the date of course completion.

A copy of this server training certification must be kept at your place of business.

If you lose your Certificate of Completion and need a replacement, you can log back into your account and print additional copies.

Training Requirements

Alcohol Seller/Server Training has been required in Michigan since August 1, 2001

  • There must be a certified server on duty at all times.
  • New Licensees have 180 days to get there servers trained.
  • The certification is only good for 3 years.
  • To re-certify a seller/server must complete a new course and final exam.

Approved Program

Our Sure Sell Now alcohol server training course has been approved by the Sate of Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) and complies with the laws of MCL 436.1906." You can view the program approval on the state of Michigan LCC website.