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TIPS® Certification - TIPS® Certified Alcohol Training Online 

Get TIPS® Certified alcohol training, Anytime, Anywhere, on Any mobile  device or computer and join the millions of satisfied participants that already  enjoy the benefits of TIPS® Certification.


TIPS® Certification 

For more than 35 years TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) has lead the way in responsible alcohol training and education. eTIPS is an online, self-paced, certified alcohol course, designed to deliver state & local responsible alcohol service training & certification for managers, bartenders, servers, hosts, bussers, valets, cashiers, clerks, hawkers, casino workers and concessionaires on any mobile or internet connected device. As the global leader in online alcohol training top employers prefer TIPS Certification because;
  • TIPS is Recognized by More Industry Leaders
  • Millions of Participants in all 50 States & 40 Countries
  • Mobile Device Friendly (Smartphone, iPhone, Tablet)or computer 
  • Curriculum Exceeds Liquor Liability Insurance Requirements  
  • Relevant, Establishment Specific, Course & Content  
  • Fast & Easy Course at the Lowest Price Nationwide
  • Safe, Secure and Encrypted eTIPS Program
  • 2 - 3 Hour Online Course, 3 Year Certification, Only $40 (all inclusive) 
  • 2 Exam Attempts Included to Ensure Successful Certification
  • US Based Customer Service & Support Toll-Free.
  • English / Spanish Online Courses 
  • Group Enrollment Corporate Passport Program 
Get certified online training in English/Spanish anytime an Internet connection is available on any mobile device. The TIPS online training class focuses on proven intervention techniques to help alcohol seller/servers manage the risks associated with alcoholic beverage service. Each TIPS training 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;
  • How to spot minors
  • How prevent sales to minors
  • State alcohol service laws
  • How to detect fake and altered Id’s
  • Proven intervention techniques
  • How to prevent over pouring patrons
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 eTIPS 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 served, sold, and consumed. For example; if you work at a restaurant, bar or hotel you should select On Premise training course because alcohol is sold by-the-drink or consumed on the premises. Off premise training would be for grocery, liquor, convenience stores or any packaged goods store where alcohol is sold in sealed containers or in bulk for consumption off the premises. We also offer training courses for Casino workers and Concessionaires. Read more about the TIPS training courses available to you below.      
The On-Premise TIPS 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.  
Format: Online
Certificate: Valid for 3 years
Hours: 2 - 3
Price: $40
Off-Premise alcohol 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 TIPS course will provide employees with the necessary skills to prevent the sale of alcohol to minors and intoxicated shoppers. 
Delivery: Online
Certificate: Valid for 3 years
Hours: 2 - 3
Price: $40​
Concessions is an online TIPS training designed specifically for concessionaires or any establishment that sells/serves 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 participants with the necessary knowledge to prevent the sale to minors and intoxicated attendees.  
Format: Online
Certificate: Valid for 3 years
Hours: 2 - 3
Price: $40
Gaming is the TIPS online alcohol awareness training & certification specifically designed for the gambling industry including casinos, river boats, gambling halls, gambling 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. 
Delivery: Online
Certificate: Valid for 3 years
Hours: 2 - 3
Price: $40
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 serve or interact 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 On Premise certification training 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.
eTIPS 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, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
How Can I Train My Entire Staff? 
You can train your entire staff simultaneously with our online TIPS Passport program. The program is easy to implement at a single location or several locations across the country. Here's how it works:
  • Order Passports (minimum 2 per order) 
  • Individual Passports will be emailed to you along with instructions
  • Hand out individual passports to each employee 
  • Employee uses the passport to take the course on any device
Get TIPS Certified in 3 Easy Steps!
  • Select course (address used will deliver approved course for your state)
  • Take the eTIPS course (one sitting or in sections)
  • Print certificate of completion for employer & work today! 
 Mobile Device Users
You can take TIPS certification training on any device you choose including phones, tablets, desktop, and laptops. We support all browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and more. 
TIPS Renewal
Certification is valid for three (3) years from the date you passed the exam. In order to maintain Certification you are required to retake the course in its entirety and pay the $40 course fee. Click to renew TIPS 

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