Responsible Serving® of Alcohol
California Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Information
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Do you need to get your:
RBS Program, Respsonsible Beverage Server Certificate?
Earn your California RBS Program, Respsonsible Beverage Server Certificate (commonly called: "bartender license") by completing the Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Course for California.
California Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Course Approval
- Responsible Serving®
of Alcohol course is a recognized California RBS training course. This course is for alcohol servers and sellers in California. RBS is an acronym that California uses for "Responsible Beverage Service".
In 2020, the new RBS Training Act will change the training requirements. As the new rules are written, all bartenders, servers and managers will have to take the new training (when it is approved).
For students that take our current training, we will provide "no charge" training for an updated course in 2020.
Sign up and take Rserving's training now and receive your certificate (which will be valid through 2020). Then, as soon as our new course has been approved by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, students can complete our updated training course at no additional charge to receive your RBS certification (valid for an additional 3 years). The new training will comply with the "RBS Training Program Act".
Receive your official PSCC Rserving Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Wallet Card for CA Responsible Serving® of Alcohol in the mail!
No Extra Charge!
After you complete the course, you are able to generate your printable certificate for CA Responsible Serving® of Alcohol immediately.
You will automatically receive your PSCC Rserving bartender's license / wallet card for CA in the mail within 15 days.
There is no additional cost to receive your bartender license / wallet card!
Earn your state-specific responsible alcohol beverage service / alcohol seller/server certification from this online Responsible Serving®
of Alcohol Certification Course! This online alcohol server training teaches responsible alcohol service techniques. Whether you are a bartender, a waiter / waitress, or a server, this course is for you. Take this online training for your alcohol server permit.
This course will teach you state laws regarding alcohol service, how to recognize fake IDs and techniques for providing a safe environment for your customers.
*Some states don't have specific approval required. Check the state bartending license information pages for more information)
**Does not satisfy state requirements in Alaska, Delaware, New Mexico, and Tennessee.
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What is the minimum age to sell/serve alcohol in California?
The minimum age to sell alcohol in California is 18 or supervised by a person at least 21
The minimum age to serve alcohol in California is 21 or 18 (bona fide public eating place)
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
The agency that handles California liquor licensing and/or bartender licensing rules and regulations in California is The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. The contact information for The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is listed below. You can contact them to verify that online server certification (bartender license) can be obtained in California. We have also listed that information where applicable.The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
http://www.abc.ca.govAlcohol Server Certificate, RBS Program, Respsonsible Beverage Server Certificate regulations for sellers and servers in California
Can bartenders in CA work as a bartender with a felony conviction? yes
- CA Dram Shop Laws: Yes
- CA Happy Hour Laws: The State of California does not have state-wide Happy Hour Prohibitions. Such laws may exist in your city or county. Check with your local jurisdiction for any restrictions.
Yes. The state only regulates businesses as a whole and not bartenders or employees of businesses.