Our online alcohol seller server certification program will teach you how to sell and serve alcohol responsibly and within Virginia. Whether you are a waiter, cashier, or bartender, understanding safe alcohol sales is an important part of your job.
This training is for anyone selling alcoholic beverages in a store or serving drinks in a bar or restaurant.
Our online course focuses on the skills and techniques used to recognize the signs of intoxication and how to intervene to keep your patrons and establishment safe. The training also covers underage drinking, ID checking, and much more.
Our Virginia online training course is an interactive course with full audio narration and real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention. Our course is 2 hours long. Once you create an account you can log in from any computer or mobile device 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.
After successfully completing this course and the 20 multiple choice question final exam, you will be able to print your Certificate of Completion from your own printer.
Alcohol Seller/Server - Course Outline
Our online Virginia Alcohol Seller/Server Training Course contains five units of instruction, a supplement covering alcohol sales and service laws specific to Virginia, and an online final exam. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.
20 multiple-choice questions - you must score at least 70% to pass
Certificate of Completion
This Virginia alcohol seller server program meets the requirements set forth by the Virginia General Assembly for you to receive your official Virginia Responsible Seller Server Alcohol Certification.
Upon successfully completing our Alcohol Seller/Server Training course and final exam, you will be able to immediately print your official certificate of completion. It will also be emailed to you.
Your certification is valid for 3 years from the date of course completion.
If you lose your Certificate of Completion and need a replacement, you can log back into your account and print additional copies.
Alcohol seller server education is not mandatory in Virginia; however, this voluntary course is encouraged to help educate servers about responsible alcohol service, and reduce penalties to alcohol licensees in the event of a violation.
Employers can require this server training for employment.
SureSellNow™ is approved by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (VABC) to provide this alcohol server training program. You can view our program approval at the bottom of the VABC website.