TIPS® (training for intervention procedures) is the global leader in responsible alcohol service training & certification to prevent intoxication, drunk driving and underage drinking in all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide.
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TIPS® Certification is an online, self-paced, certified alcohol training curriculum designed to deliver establishment specific responsible alcohol service training & certification for managers, bartenders, servers, hosts, bussers, valets, cashiers, clerks, hawkers, casino workers and concessionaires.
As the global leader in online alcohol training top employers prefer our participants over many others because TIPS® is;
Get certified anytime, anywhere an Internet connection is available 24/7 in English/Spanish, 100% online. The online certified training focuses on proven intervention techniques to help seller/servers manage the risks associated with alcoholic beverage service. Each course is tailored to a specific state and establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold, served and consumed to ensure a relevant e-learning experience. You'll learn;
Benefits of TIPS® Certification
Establishment - minimize property damage, prevent intoxication, protect your business & investment, mitigate fines and administrative actions against your liquor license, establish a legal defense, stay in compliance with state regulations, receive applicable insurance rate discounts, prevent drunk driving, and improve standing in the community as a responsible vendor of alcoholic beverages.
Staff - restrict the sale of alcohol to minors and intoxicated guests, improved customer service and professional alcohol service, proven intervention techniques, penalty and fine mitigation, certification recognized by the courts as the standard in alcohol training and education.
Community - reduce incidents, taxpayer impact, drunk driving, assault, domestic violence, and minimize property damage or loss.
Which Course is Right For You?
Several establishment specific online courses are available for you to choose from. The curriculum is either on or off premise. The difference is when, where and how alcohol is delivered. For example; if you work at a restaurant, bar or hotel you should select On Premise because alcohol is sold by-the-drink or consumed on the premises. Off premise of course would be grocery, liquor, convenience stores or any packaged goods store where alcohol is sold in sealed containers or in bulk for consumption off the premises.
The On-Premise certified training is specifically designed for restaurants, bars, hotels, movie theatres or any location where alcohol is served in open containers for immediate consumption on the premises. The training will provide participants with all the necessary knowledge and tools to prevent intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving.
Off-Premise training is designed specifically for convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores or any establishment that sells alcohol in sealed packaged containers for consumption off the premises. This course will provide employees with the necessary skills to prevent the sale of alcohol to minors and intoxicated shoppers.
Concessions is an online training curriculum designed specifically for concessionaires or any establishment that sells alcohol for immediate consumption on the premises including sports arenas, concerts, theatres, stadiums, fairs, amusement parks, and festivals. The concessions business is fast-paced and training is critical to ensure public safety and to minimize liability. Concessions will provide partificapnts with the necessary knowledge to prevent the sale to minors and intoxicated attendees.
Gaming is the online alcohol awareness training & certification specifically designed for the gambling industry including casinos, river boats, gambling halls, gambing parlors, cruise ships, race tracks or any gaming establishment.The curriculum will provide employees with the necessary knowledge & alcohol awareness education to prevent intoxication and alcohol-related incidents.
Who Should Be TIPS® Certified and Why?
Bartenders, waiters, bussers, cashiers, hawkers, clerks, valets, security, cocktail waitresses, servers or any front of the house employees that serves or interacts with guests/patrons.
There are countless reasons why you should be certified to serve alcohol but, the #1 reason is liability. The liability associated with alcohol-related incidents can range from fines to incarceration. The best defense is time tested, proven, intervention techniques. The TIPS® Certification program was founded on these principles over 35 years ago and the program continues to be the leader in responsible alcohol service training & education worldwide.
TIPS® State Requirements & Approvals
Online State Approvals: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota,Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Classroom Only: Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Maine, New Mexico, Oregon, Tennessee
Can I Train My Entire Staff?
Yes, you can get your entire staff certified simultaneously with our TIPS® Passport program specifically designed for companies that wish to train multiple employees at one time. The program is easy to implement at a single location or several locations across the country. Here's how it works:
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Note: For security purposes your permanent card is mailed to the address provided during the registration process. This is automatic and there is nothing required on your part for this to happen. If you use an address other than your own residence please be sure to pick up the card upon arrival as it will be addressed to you.
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