BASSET Certification Course

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  • 5 Hour Online Course, Good for On & Off Premise
  • Official BASSET Card - Valid for 3 Years
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Approved BASSET Alcohol Server Training has been an approved online training provider in Illinois since 2008. You must take your training with an ILCC approved provider to receive your BASSET certification card.

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Seller/server training is important. Learn the alcohol server laws and regulations in Illinois to keep your establishment and community safe.

BASSET Certification Course

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This BASSET online alcohol certification course is required to obtain your Illinois BASSET certification card. This BASSET training course is designed to promote the legal and responsible sale and service of alcoholic beverages in Illinois and is valid for both On Premise and Off Premise certification..

BASSET certification, "Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training" was created by the State of Illinois to teach sellers and servers of alcoholic beverages the importance of serving alcohol responsibly. Bartenders, waiters, and their managers, who complete this training, are more successful in stopping underage drinking and in recognizing the signs of intoxication.

This responsible beverage course meets the requirements set forth by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission ILCC

BASSET Training Course Features

Our online training course is a 5 hour interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention. Our training course works on all computer devices including: smart phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs. If needed, you can conveniently switch back and forth between your phone (or tablet) and your computer, while taking the course, and you will always be returned to your most recent progress. Once you create an account you can log in from any computer or mobile device and train anytime, anywhere.

You have 6 months from enrollment to complete this course. You can log in and out of your training account and your place in the course will be saved.

After successfully completing this BASSET course and the 20 multiple choice question final exam, you will be able to print your temporary BASSET certification card from your own printer.

Course Outline

Our online BASSET Server Training Course contains four units of instruction, a course review, a supplement covering alcohol sales and service laws specific to Illinois, and an online final exam. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.

Unit One

Topics in this Unit:
Responsible Sales and Service
Unit One Review
Unit One Quiz

Unit Two

Topics in this Unit:
Minors and Age Verification
Age Verification and ID Checking
Unit Two Review
Unit Two Quiz

Unit Three

Topics in this Unit:
Physical Effects of Alcohol
Absorption Factors
Alcohol and Drugs
Unit Three Review
Unit Three Quiz

Unit Four

Topics in this Unit:
Indicators of Intoxication
Test Your Skills
Managing Drinking Behavior
Stopping Alcohol Service
Creating a Safe Environment
Unit Four Review
Unit Four Quiz

Course Review

Review of Units 1, 2, 3, and 4

Illinois BASSET Laws & Regulation

Topics in this Unit
Illinois Alcohol Seller/Server Laws

Final Exam

20 multiple-choice questions - you must score at least 70% to pass

Official BASSET Certification Card

Upon successfully completing the BASSET course final exam, you will be able to immediately print your temporary certificate and wallet card. It will also be emailed to you. On a weekly basis, submits BASSET completion records to the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC). The ILCC will issue your official BASSET card and mail it to you at the address you provided during registration.

Your Illinois BASSET certification is valid for 3 years from the date of course completion unless you work in a municipality where re-certification is required more often.

The BASSET certification card must be carried by the person whose name appears on the card and is the person selling and/or serving the alcoholic beverage.

New Basset Card Reprint Procedure as of July 1, 2015: You can now re-print your official Basset card directly from the ILCC. You will need the Student's Last Name, DOB, and their training student ID.

If you completed our "BassetPermit" course from January 1, 2013 through July 9, 2015, you will need to call or email our support team to get your Student ID.

Here is the ILCC BASSET Card Reprint Link and then click "Print My Basset Card."

For any completions after July 9, 2015 the Student ID will appear on the temporary certificate that we issued. You can log back into your account to view that temporary certificate again.

BASSET Training Requirements

BASSET alcohol training is not yet mandatory in the whole State of Illinois; however, some municipalities in the State of Illinois do require BASSET training. Check your local ordinances to see if BASSET alcohol training is required in order to be employed at a liquor establishment in your county.

**Starting July 1st, 2016 training will be mandatory in the following counties:

  • Cook County
  • Champaign County
  • DuPage County
  • Kane County
  • Lake County
  • Madison County
  • McHenry County
  • St. Clair County
  • Will County
  • Winnebago County

To see if your county will be required to have BASSET certification as of July 1, 2017, click here. All counties in Illinois will be required to have BASSET certifications by July 1, 2018. Program Approval

Training providers must be approved by the ILCC, this BASSET course meets all the requirements of the State of Illinois. You can view the program approval on the Illinois Liquor Control Commission website.