California RBS Certification

100% Online - The fastest way to get certified!

  • 2 hour self-paced online course.
  • Printable certificate-valid for 2 years.
  • 20 multiple-choice final exam.
  • Mobile Friendly Course!

RBS 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!

RBS Training

We have been training California sellers and servers of alcohol since 2009.

California Responsible Alcoholic Beverage Certification

Please Note: This CA course does not meet the new AB 1221 on-premise requirements. If you would like to take the new required AB 1221 approved training please go to

Mobile Friendly Courses!

We offer Online Alcohol Seller/Server Training in California. Our seller/server training course is designed to promote the legal and responsible sale and service of alcoholic beverages in California.

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.

RBS - Course Features

Our California RBS course is a 2 hour, self-paced, interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention. This is an HTML based course that will work on your PC and mobile devices, like the iPhone and iPad.

Once you create an account you can log in from any computer or mobile device and train anytime, 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 RBS Certificate of Completion from your own printer.

RBS Seller Server Certification - Course Outline

Our online California Alcohol Seller/Server Training Course contains five units of instruction, a supplement covering alcohol sales and service laws specific to California, 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
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
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

California Laws

California Alcohol Seller/Server Laws
Public Safety
Business Standards and Penalties

Final Exam

20 multiple-choice questions - you must score at least 70% to pass

RBS Certificate of Completion

Upon successfully completing our California RBS 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 2 years from the date of course completion.

If you work in a city or county that mandates server training, you may be required to carry your certification while selling/serving alcoholic beverages.

If you lose your RBS certificate and need a replacement, you can log back into your account and print additional copies.

RBS Training Requirements

Until July 1, 2022, RBS training is not mandatory at the state level, however many cities and counties have made RBS training mandatory. Depending on the city or county you work in you may be required to complete an RBS program. Your employer may also mandate RBS certificate as a requirement for employment.

Please Note: This CA course does not meet the new AB 1221 on-premise requirements. If you would like to take the new required AB 1221 approved training please go to

RBS Program Provider

AB 1221 RBS training compliance becomes mandatory in July 1, 2022 for all servers of alcoholic beverages (On-Premise).

If you would like to take the new required AB 1221 approved training please go to

California ANSI Food Handler Training - $12.95

ANSI Accredited - 1039 - ASTME2659 Certificate Issuer

This food handler safety certificate course focuses on safe food preparation and handling techniques and is intended for anyone that works in food preparation, storage, or service.

The course content is based on the the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code. Upon completion of the course, you can immediately print your food handler certificate and wallet card.

This Food Handler Safety Training course was developed by National Registry of Food Safety Professionals specifically for Food Handlers. This course is accredited by ANSI and is accepted in the state of California EXCEPT Riverside, San Bernardino & San Diego Counties.

  • 1.5 Hour, Full Audio, Mobile Friendly Course
  • 40 Multiple Choice Final Exam, 70% to pass
  • Official Certificate and Wallet Card, valid for 3 years
  • Available as Combo with RBS alcohol course for $23.95

This Food Handler Training certificate program is accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) against the ASTM E2659 standard. The approval number is 1039. View National Registry of Food Safety ProfessionalsANSI Accredited courses here.

View NRFSP's ANSI Accreditation here.

View NRFSP's Food Handler Course Candidate Information here.

View NRFSP's Food Handler Course Appeals and Complaints Process.