Virginia Alcohol Seller 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!

Virginia Alcohol Seller 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.

Virginia Alcohol Seller Server Training

Mobile Friendly Course!

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.

Course Features

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.

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

Virginia State Laws & Regulation

Virginia State Law

Final Exam

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.

Training Requirements

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.

Approved Provider

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.