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Responsible Beverage Server

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Working in the food and beverage industry can be a great way to earn a living while enjoying a fun, fast-paced, social experience. But along with those perks comes hard work and the responsibility of serving and handling alcohol.

Get the training you need to work as an alcoholic beverage server, seller, and/or handler.

This seminar was developed in cooperation with the Department of Revenue and the Tavern League of Wisconsin with financial support of the Wisconsin Restaurant Association and endorsement by the Tavern Hosts of Wisconsin. Participants will be provided:

  • Current information about state and local laws
  • Skills in dealing with intoxicated patrons
  • Information to identify factors and behaviors or unsafe drinking
  • Intervention process skills
  • Sale of tobacco products

NWTC’s Responsible Beverage Server class meets the requirements of Chapter 125.17(6) of the Wisconsin Statutes requiring applicants for A, B, or C licenses to have completed this beverage server course. Wisconsin Act 259 requires applicants for retail alcohol beverage licenses/permits to complete a mandated responsible beverage server training course as a condition of licensing.

Responsible Beverage Server also meets the training requirements for the sale of tobacco products according to Wisconsin State Statute 134.66

Course Offerings

Online (Self-paced) • Class # 51720
June 12 - August 4, 2023


Online (Self-paced) • Class # 83666
August 14 - October 6, 2023

How to Register:

1.) Visit

2.) Click on the appropriate button:

                     Log in and Search Classes (If you have an NWTC log in make this selection)

                     Search Classes as a Guest (If you do not have an NWTC log in make this selection)

3.) Select the correct term from the drop down

4.) Search by either the 5-digit class number or by the course title

5.) Click the ‘View Classes’ button

6.) Select the class you want to attend and finish the registration process.