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RBS Certification

Prior to taking this course, you must register as an Alcohol Server with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. You can Click Here to Register. Once there, click Register

  • Within the portal, submit an application and pay the $3.00 application fee. Then write down your ID number found in the Server Certificate Details section on the left.

  • Search for online providers and click on the TAP Series link to purchase the course.

  • Within 1-2 days after course completion you’ll receive an email notification from the CA RBS saying you may begin your exam. The state administered exam must be completed within 30 days of the date you completed the TAP training.

After you register and complete your application, you will be given an RBS Server ID Number. You will enter this number when registering for the TAP course.

After you have completed the TAP training, TAP uploads your course information to the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. After you receive a notification from TAP that your course information has been updated, you will log back into your account at to take your exam. You will then need to pass an online ABC administered RBS exam within 60 calendar days from the first date of employment.

Note: Per the California ABC, you will only have 30 days from your course completion date to take the exam or you will need to order a new course and re-take the training.


Responsbile Alcohol Training


Certificate validity: 2 Years

Approximate Time: 1.5 Hours

Compatibility: Computers, tablets and smartphones

Price: $ 14.95

Responsible Beverage Service
Learning techniques dealing with the responsible service of alcohol beverages is an important part of protecting yourself, your establishment, and your customers from alcohol-related incidents before they occur. This interactive online training course will provide you with the necessary tools and skills you need to ensure the safe and legal service of alcoholic beverages. 

How to Begin
To register and begin your course, click the Buy Now icon. You will fill out a short registration form and make your purchase. Once you have purchased the course, you can begin at any time by going to and click Login To Course. 

Picking Your Course
There are several different Responsible Beverage Service courses available depending on the state you work in. Please make sure to select the correct course from the list of states. 

TAP Series is available 24 x 7
The TAP Series Responsible Beverage Service program works on almost any computer, and is the quickest and most enjoyable way to earn your alcohol service certificate. 

Due to the unique bookmarking feature within the course, you can log out of the TAP Series Responsible Beverage Service Training course at any time and re-start later where you last left off. This flexibility has made our online course the #1 way to get certified as a Responsible Beverage Server

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