New York

TIPS Certified - NYC Alcohol Training Awareness (ATAP)

The New York TIPS Alcohol Training Awareness Program (ATAP) is the New York State's Liquor Authorities (NYSLA) training program for servers/sellers of alcoholic beverages. The NYSLA sets the standards for certifying schools to provide the Alcohol Training Awareness Program. ATAP training is not mandatory in the state of New York, however the NYSLA encourages alcohol training and in consideration will mitigate liquor serving violations provided previous violations are more than 5 years old.

A majority of all establishments selling/serving alcohol in New York require their employees to be TIPS Certified. The NYSLA has approved TIPS® On-Premise, Off-Premise, and Gaming ATAP Training. The program is self-paced, 100% online, approximately 3 hours in length and Certification is valid for 3 years. 

Choose the course that's right for you! On-premise, Off-Premise, Concessions and our popular Gaming course for casinos. Learn more about the TIPS ATAP approved programs by clicking the button. 

New York Alcohol Laws

Drinking Age: 21
Serving Age: 18
Adult BAC: .08
Minor BAC: .02
Dram Shop Laws: Yes
Required Serving Training: Voluntary ATAP 
Social Host Liability Laws: Yes

Note: The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and the website owners are held harmless for any action taken by any persons or entities based solely on this information. Please check with the local alcoholic beverage control before any action or process is taken. 


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