DC residents can take advantage of our officially approved online course to receive certification as an Alcohol Seller/Server.
Washington DC Alcohol Awareness Training - Course Descriptions
DC On Premise is the sale of alcohol for immediate consumption. This is also known as the away-from-home market. Typically, on-premise locations include bars, restaurants, hotels, catering, etc. Removing alcohol from on-premise establishments is illegal.
DC Off Premise is the sale of alcohol for the at-home market. Alcohol is sold in sealed containers and intended for consumption off the premises. Typically, off-premise locations include convenience stores. grocery markets drive-thru beverage barns, or anywhere alcohol is sold in packages. Consuming alcohol on the premises of packaged goods establishments is illegal.
In most states the seller/server and the establishment can be held responsible for the sale of alcohol to;
The state approved alcohol seller/server courses on this website will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a responsible alcohol server/seller. The course is approved by the Washington DC Alcohol Commission and your certificate is proof that you have successfully fulfilled the requirements necessary to be a responsible seller/server of alcoholic beverages.