Wisconsin Alcohol Seller Certification Course

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Online Training for Cashiers or Sales Clerks. (Off-Premise)

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

Off-Premise Alcohol Sales Training

Approved Wisconsin Alcohol Seller Training

ServerLicense.com has been an approved online training provider in Wisconsin since 2006. You must take your training with an approved provider to receive your Operator's License.

Wisconsin Responsible Beverage Training

Seller/server training is important. Learn the alcohol server laws and regulations in Wisconsin to keep your establishment and community safe.

Wisconsin Responsible Beverage Seller Training

Online Training for Cashiers or Sales Clerks. (Off-Premise)

Mobile Friendly Course!

This online responsible alcoholic beverage seller course is required to obtain your Wisconsin Operator's License. This training course is designed to promote the legal and responsible sale of alcoholic beverages in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Operator License is required for anyone selling alcoholic beverages in a store (grocery, convenience or liquor store) and their managers. Individuals who complete this training, are more successful in stopping underage drinking and in recognizing the signs of intoxication.

This responsible beverage course meets the requirements set forth by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and fully complies with statutes 125.04 and 125.17.

Course Features

Our online training course is a 4 hour interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention. This 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 have 6 months from enrollment to complete this course. You can log in and out of your training account and your place in the course will be saved.

After successfully completing this responsible beverage course and the 20 multiple choice question final exam, you will be able to print your certificate of completion from your own printer. If do not have a printer you can select a mailed certificate option during check out.

Course Outline

Our online Wisconsin Responsible Beverage Seller Training Course for your bartender license contains five units of instruction, Wisconsin alcohol laws, Wisconsin tobacco laws, and an online final exam. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.

Unit One

How This Course Works
Course Topics and Key Terms

Unit 2 - Seller/Server Responsibility

5 Responsibilities as a Seller/Server of Alcohol
Criminal Negligence and Dram Shop
Three Kinds of Duties
Unit 2 Review
Unit 2 Quiz

Unit 3 - ID's

Is Your Customer of Age?
ID Validation
Checking an ID
False ID
ID Guides
Refusing an ID
Incident Log
Interacting with Law Enforcement
Compliance Checks
Unit 3 Review
Unit 3 Quiz

Unit 4 - Alcohol & the Body

Alcohol Absorption
Blood Alcohol Concentration
Absorption Triggers
Common Diseases
Alcohol & Drugs
Good Samaritan Law for Minors
Alcohol Consumption Myths
Acute Alcohol Poisoning
Drink Tampering
Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Unit 4 Review
Unit 4 Quiz

Unit 5 - Intoxication

Recognizing Intoxication
Observing Your Customers
Indicators of Intoxication
Go, Slow, No Technique
Managing Drinking Behavior
Drinking and Driving
Operating While Intoxicated Laws
Drugs and Driving
Designated Driver Programs
Handling Aggressive Customers
Unit 5 Review
Unit 5 Quiz

Wisconsin Alcohol Laws

Operators License
Retail Liquor Dealers
License Types
Temporary License
Transfer of Alcohol Beverage Stock
Closing Hours
Required Onsite Supervision
Refilling Liquor Bottles
Corkage Fees
Non-Alcoholic Beer
Wisconsin State IDs
Publication 302
Selling & Serving Alcohol to Underage Persons
Possession of Alcohol by Underage Persons
Circumventing Alcohol Sales Laws

Wisconsin Tobacco Laws

Tobacco Products
Tobacco and Minors
Fines & Suspensions
Tobacco Vending Machines
Tobacco Retailer Requirements
Display Requirements
Wisconsin Tobacco Test

Final Exam

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

Certificate of Completion

The certificate of completion for your Responsible Beverage Seller/Server Training will be available to print from your computer immediately after passing the final exam. We will also email the certificate to the address you provided during registration. If you do not have a printer, you can select, during course registration, to have a certificate mailed to you.

If you need to obtain another copy of your certificate of completion, you can log back into your training account and print additional copies as needed.

Operator's License

To obtain your Bartender's License or Operator's License:

After you have successfully completed this Alcohol Server training course, you will take the printed certificate of completion to your local municipality (city, town, or village) where the clerk will register your certification and provide you with a Bartenders/Operator's License.

To qualify for an operators/bartender license, you will need to meet these requirements:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • meet the criminal records requirements,
  • complete a responsible beverage server course, like the Server License course we provide.

Program Approval

SureSellNow.com provides the approved Server License online course which has been approved by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and fully complies with statutes 25.04 and 125.17. Our online course meets all the necessary state requirements for you to receive your official Wisconsin Bartender's License. You can view our Alcohol Seller/Server Training program approval on the Wisconsin Department of Revenue website.