Illinois BASSET Alcohol Server Training Permit
Illinois Alcohol Seller-Server Training Requirements
BASSET responsible alcohol seller-server training ensures that sellers and servers of alcohol understand the Illinois liquor laws and serve alcoholic beverages responsibly.
The BASSET seller-server training program can significantly reduce the risk and liability associated with alcohol service.
Whether you’re a server, bartender, store clerk, manager, or business owner, the BASSET online alcohol server training is the easiest, most efficient way to learn about the responsibilities and best practices related to selling and serving alcohol. Your online Illinois BASSET alcohol server certification gives you the training you need without the wasted time spent in a classroom! Earn you BASSET Illinois alcohol permit from the convenience of your home!
Why should you take a BASSET course?
On July 1, 2015, state law took effect requiring BASSET training for all alcohol servers (ie, those required to check identification for the purchase of alcohol) in Cook County on-premise establishments (bars, restaurants, banquet halls) and are required to complete a re-certification BASSET course every 3 years.
On July 1, 2016, state law took effect requiring BASSET training for all alcohol servers in the following counties: Champaign County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, Madison County, McHenry County, Clair County, Winnebago County and are required to complete a re-certification BASSET course every 3 years.
By July 1, 2018, ALL Illinois on-premise alcohol servers (and those required to check identification for alcohol service) will be mandated to take a BASSET training course and re-certification every 3 years.
Source: Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) - BASSET Education
Illinois Alcohol Regulatory Agency
The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) is responsible for the control over the importation, distribution, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages, which applies to all retailers, suppliers, and wholesalers who are licensed to manufacture, sell, serve, transport, or store liquor in the State of Illinois.
Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training (BASSET) is the State of Illinois' responsible beverage seller/server program. Under the licensing and regulatory auspices of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission, BASSET is designed to encourage profitable, responsible, and legal alcohol sales and service.
Source: Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC)
Illinois BASSET Alcohol Seller-Server Training Regulations
Illinois BASSET - Alcoholic Beverage Statutes, Rules and Regulations
Illinois BASSET Alcohol Seller-Server Training Contact Info
State of Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC)
100 W. Randolph Ste. 5-300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-2206
101 West Jefferson Suite 3-525
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Illinois BASSET Alcohol Seller-Server Training Course
BASSET Course Description
This course is about 3 hours in length and provides the learner (i.e., bartender, server, waiter, or a waitress) with the necessary knowledge about the particular state laws regarding alcohol service and proven techniques needed to be a responsible seller of alcohol and for providing a safe environment for customers. Specifically, you will learn:
- how to protect yourself and your establishment from liability;
- how alcohol affects your customers;
- how to recognize the effects of alcohol on your customers;
- how to prevent customers from becoming intoxicated;
- how to intervene when you need to refuse a sale to someone;
- how to prevent and deal with disturbances;
- how to accurately check IDs and recognize minors;
- how to prevent second-party sales; and
- how to refuse a sale.
Credit Hours: 3 hrs
BASSET Course Outline
- Lesson 1: Introduction
- Lesson 2: How Alcohol Affects the Body
- Lesson 3: Recognizing Intoxicated Customers
- Lesson 4: Preventing Disturbances
- Lesson 5: Minors and Liability
- Lesson 6: Second-Party Sales
- Lesson 7: How to Refuse a Sale
- Lesson 8: State Laws
BASSET End of Course - Certificate
At the conclusion of the course, the learner will be tested on their knowledge of the learning objectives and content. Upon successfully passing the exam with a minimum of 70%, the learner will be issued a course certificate document (or permit).
BASSET Course Summary
- Duration: 3 Hours
- 100% online - no classroom attendance!
- Take course anywhere and anytime!
- Download certificate upon completion!
- 24×7 Support: (877) 881-2235 - Online
Illinois BASSET Alcohol Seller-Server Training On/Off - Premise - Price: $13.95
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We offer online BASSET Alcohol Safety Training in Illinois for: Chicago, Aurora, Rockford, Joliet, Naperville, Springfield, Peoria, Elgin, Waukegan, Cicero, Champaign, Bloomington, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Decatur, Schaumburg, Champaign County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, Madison County, McHenry County, Clair County, Winnebago County, and many more!