Washington District of Columbia
Alcohol Server Course

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  • 2 hour self-paced online course.
  • Printable certificate - valid for 3 years.
  • 20 multiple-choice final exam.
  • Mobile Friendly Course!

Washington D.C. Alcohol Awareness Training

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!

Certification of Completion

Immediately print your Certificate of Completion when course is finished.

Washington District of Columbia Alcohol Awareness Certification

Mobile Friendly Course!

This Alcohol Awareness Certification course will teach you how to sell and serve alcoholic beverages legally and responsibly in Washington D.C.

Being certified means understanding how to recognize intoxication, the importance of ID checking and many other things that can keep your customers and your establishment safe. This awareness training is aimed to educate sellers, servers, owners, and managers of dram shop law and district law pertaining to alcohol service.

Course Features

Our Washington D.C. 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 Washington D.C. Alcohol Seller/Server Training Course contains five units of instruction, a supplement covering alcohol sales and service laws specific to D.C., 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

Washington D.C. Laws & Regulation

Hours of Sale/Service
Corking Fee
Alcohol "To Go"
Minors and VIPs
Signs and Advertisements
Minimum Charge
Restrictions on Sales, Promotions and Service
Special Events

Final Exam

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

Certificate of Completion

Upon successfully completing this 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.

Training Requirements

Alcohol Certification Training is required for all managers of licensed establishments every two (3) years.

Approved Provider

In Washington D.C. training providers must be approved by the ABRA. This course meets all the requirements the District of Columbia has put in place. Our license number is ABRA-092448.