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California RBS Certification for Alcohol Servers

3 Year Certification $11.00!

California RBS certification for anyone serving, selling, mixing alcohol or checking ID for alcohol sales, including management.



Fast & easy training, approved for English and Spanish (Español) Training!


California RBS Alcohol Certification Approved for both English and Spanish (Español) Training!

Important Information Please Read

The California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) training is a mandatory program that teaches servers how to serve alcoholic beverages responsibly and mitigate alcohol-related harm. Do you need to get your California RBS alcohol certification quickly and easily?

Our online and mobile-friendly course is designed to be easy, flexible and self-paced, allowing you to obtain your certification quickly.

In order to attain the RBS server certification, passing the California ABC RBS final exam with a score of 70% or higher on the 50-question exam is required. Our team is committed to assisting you throughout the entire process. It’s necessary to have an ABC Server ID Number to begin, which will be reported to the RBS web portal upon completion of the course.

To get started, you can obtain an ABC Server ID Number by registering with ABC and paying the $3.00 fee, which can be entered when registering for our online course.


Our RBS California training course is self-paced, interactive, mobile-friendly, and includes engaging narration. Get Certified in 3 easy steps!


1. Register With the California Alcohol Beverage Control

Register with the California ABC, pay the state $3 fee to receive your Student ID to provide to RBS Training. We must have this number in order to submit your course completion for the exam.

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2. Purchase and Complete Online Course

Return to our website, register, purchase your training course, and complete your training.

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3. Take ABC RBS State Exam

After completing our training course, you will receive an email from the ABC RBS granting access to the state final exam. You must pass your exam through the California RBS Web Portal.

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What is California RBS Alcohol Server Certification?

What is RBS certification? What does RBS stand for? Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) alcohol server training is mandatory in California for all alcohol servers and bartenders. A+ Server Education online alcohol certification course provides valuable knowledge and skills to servers on responsible practices related to the sale and service of alcoholic beverages, the social impacts of alcohol consumption, the physiological effects of alcohol on the body, and the necessary tools to prevent service to intoxicated and underage customers.

The passing of Assembly Bill 1221 requires servers, bartenders, waiters, and managers to be certified within 60 days of hire. As a result, owners of ABC-licensed establishments might have questions about RBS training, and current employees will likely have certification questions.

Our California alcohol certification online course and exam ensure that your staff has a framework that supports understanding intoxication, what fake identification looks like, and what acceptable forms of identification are allowed. All alcohol servers need to be RBS certified in an establishment to reduce alcohol-related harm in California communities.

We encourage all managers to ensure that their staff completes the RBS training and exam to meet the legal requirements and to promote responsible alcohol service practices.

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99.9% Of The Students Pass The First Time

Our training course has been approved by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). Our California responsible beverage service certification program is one of the first approved by state law AB1221.


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Proof of Completion After Class

Upon completing the online certification course, you will receive a printable certificate of completion. We will also email you a downloadable version for your convenience.


Mobile Friendly + State-of-the-Art + Bilingual

We have designed this course to work on all devices and screen sizes – smartphones, tablets, desktops & laptops. Our state-of-the-art Learning Management System is easy to use. Log out any time and continue where you left off when you log back in. We are now approved for English and Spanish (Español) Training. We hope to add more languages soon!


Your Time Is Important

There is no state law requiring that the training take a certain amount of time. We have designed our course so that you can complete it as fast as possible. You can also access the course 24/7/365 and study at your own pace with quick and easy course units.


Prepaid Bulk Course Purchases

Elevate responsibility and minimize costs! Purchase a bulk code for our online alcohol server education courses. Ensure compliance, empower staff, and keep customers safe. Cheers to smarter serving! Buy now and save! For more information, click on the Buy in Bulk link at the top of the page.

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Why Choose Us

Server education intends to help servers develop the knowledge and skills that support responsible alcohol service. Our online training course covers the following topics:

  • The effects of alcohol on the body and behavior, including the interaction of alcohol with other drugs.
  • California’s alcohol sale and service laws, including drunk driving laws.
  • Intervention techniques for dealing with intoxicated and underage customers.
  • Responsible for advertising, marketing, and management procedures.

How long does it take to complete the RBS certification course? The average course time is about 1 hour, and it’s the fastest way to get your California RBS Certification. Save time with our quick and easy online training. Our course also includes a full narration to help you learn as you click here to register.

Please visit our California FAQ page by clicking here if you still have questions like, “Does a bouncer need a RBS alcohol certification?” or “Do security personnel need to be RBS certified?”


TIPS Vs. California RBS Certification

Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) is an online private alcohol education and training company that provides state-approved alcohol training.

The California RBS certification program is similar to any approved training provider program. All of the material must be reviewed and approved by the California ABC.

Most establishments don’t care who you trained with as long as your certification is valid and state-approved.

The California ABC approves A+ Server Education’s online RBS-certified program for the RBS certification, which is valid for alcohol server certification in California.

Choosing between TIPS California RBS training program and A+ Server Education can prove complicated. However, both companies are highly competent regarding the content they provide on alcohol education. In addition, both companies hold equal credibility as approved alcohol training awareness programs.

However, regarding pricing, A+ Server Education’s certification edges out the alcohol training provided by TIPS certification. Compared to the TIPS training program, which costs $40, A+ Server Education’s RBS certification program costs just $11.00. It provides incredible value, considering there is virtually no difference between the authenticity or credibility of both programs. However, the learning contents within these programs will vary. But ultimately, both companies meet or exceed California ABC RBS 1221 approval.

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Overview of our California Responsible Beverage Servcie Certification training

Our program gives people selling and serving alcoholic beverages an overview of alcohol sales, regulations, and techniques for recognizing a minor. Alcohol vendors will better understand alcohol training tips on how to sell alcohol responsibly, reduces trouble and improves safety.

Enroll in our A+ Server Education California RBS Certification training course now! It is fast and easy to complete. Get the training that you need in a mobile-friendly, easy-to-use format today. Once you complete our online RBS training, we will submit your information to the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control within 24 hours.

Discover the new frontier of RBS Training in California! Get all your questions about specific requirements answered on our California Alcohol Laws blog page.

Paying For Your Employees is Easy with Prepaid Bulk Codes for
California RBS Certification Alcohol Training.

Have you been looking for an easy and efficient way to pay for your employee’s training? Look no further! Our California Responsible Beverage Service Training Program offers a prepaid bulk code option that makes paying for your employee’s training a breeze. With this option, you can ensure that your employees are adequately trained and certified to serve alcohol, all while saving time and hassle. The more you buy, the more you save. Discounts on bulk codes start at ten or more users.

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