The online BASSET training course has been approved by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission and fully complies with state requirements. Our BASSET license is #5A-0110606. This course is for alcohol servers at restaurants, bars, nightclubs and special events. It is also required for employees who check ID for alcohol service, such as bouncers.
Our 4-hour BASSET course is 100% online. You can instantly download your BASSET Certification upon course completion.
BASSET training is mandatory for on-premise alcohol servers in most of Illinois. Check your local ordinances to see if BASSET training is required for your county.
State law mandates BASSET Training and Certification in the following counties:
On Premise Course Is For Bars, Restaurants, Hotels — Drinks by the glass. Liquor, Convenience and Grocery Stores MUST take the OFF Premise Course.
The ILCC encourages voluntary participation in seller/server training courses. BASSET training can also reduce an establishments' liquor liability insurance.
What this means to you as a liquor-serving employee is that you not only receive protection in the event of an alcohol-involved incident, but you will become more hire-able by these quality companies since you will already be certified by a program that is approved through the Illinois Liquor Control Commission BASSET program.
Anyone who sells or serves alcohol in the state of Illinois should take this training and receive their certification.
BASSET certification is now mandatory for any on-premise alcohol employee who serves beverages to be consumed on-site. The state also requires BASSET training for employees who check ID for alcohol service.
If you work at a liquor store, grocery store or another location that sells alcohol for off-site consumption, you must take the Off-Premise BASSET course.
Follow these easy steps below to take your BASSET alcohol training and receive your BASSET certification.
The BASSET program covers five topic areas in great detail: The physical properties of alcohol, intervention and prevention techniques, how to properly check identification cards and drivers licenses, and lastly, state, local laws regarding alcohol service, and Dram Shop liability.
The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) licenses and administers the program. In order to conduct seller/server training courses, a BASSET license is required.
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