This course is intended to educate servers and their managers of alcoholic beverages in California on the dangers of serving alcohol to minors and over-serving alcohol to patrons with the intention of reducing alcohol related harm to local communities.
Expectations & Goals
The purposes of this course are to:
- Provide the student with a solid of understanding of their responsibilities and liabilities as an ABC licensee (or employee of one)
- Furnish the student with the knowledge necessary to make an informed decision about alcohol sales & service
- Prepare the student to successfully pass the RBS exam for the state of California
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- Explain the impacts of alcohol – both positive & negative – on multiple levels: for the individual, the community, the state, and in general.
- State the effects of alcohol on the human body, including how it is processed.
- Recognize the signs of intoxication and recall what affects its severity.
- Distinguish what are the legal requirements for alcohol servers in California, and what their legal obligations are.
- Identify the role of the ABC and law enforcement in the regulation of alcohol.
- Differentiate between a legally acceptable ID and unacceptable IDs for alcohol sales and service.
- Evaluate when a patron needs to be refused service.
- Develop policies encouraging responsible alcohol sales & service and proper legal compliance for their business.