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Responsible Serving ® Courses for California


Professional Server Certification Corp (PSCC)

PSCC is an industry leader in responsible serving®, seller/server certifications and interactive training for food service professionals, bartenders, waiters, waitresses, and alcohol servers. The PSCC support staff consists of food service industry experts as well as technical support personnel that are here to assist you 12 hours a day!

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Approvals for Responsible Serving of Food & Alcohol

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 California Off-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Approvals

1403845200CA.pngThe Rserving® Off-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol course has been APPROVED as part of California's Responsible Beverage Server (RBS) program for alcohol server / seller training and certification in California. In order for licensees to be eligible to receive mitigated penalties, they must provide proof of successful completion of a certified California RBS training program by the involved server/seller at the time of the Notification of Violation interview. Such training must have been successfully completed prior to the date of violation(s) resulting in disciplinary action. This California alcohol server / seller training may also be required by local jurisdictions (counties and cities that have passed ordinances requiring server and seller training).

Employers receive discount pricing.

CA ABC COVID Update: On January 25, 2021, The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced the end of the Regional Stay at Home order. All counties in California will return to the rules and framework set out in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and color-coded tiers that indicate which activities and business are open.

 Food Safety for Handlers Approvals

California (Pre-Licensing)
The Rserving® Food Safety for Handlers Course can be used to obtain your food handler card in California. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a food handler certificate of completion from Rserving®.

Notice to residents of Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties: This course does not meet the requirements in your county. A food handler card obtained from Rserving® will be valid everywhere in California (except these counties).
The Rserving® Food Safety for Handlers Course is approved in Illinois and can be used to obtain your food handler card in Illinois. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a food handler certificate of completion from Rserving® and a food handler wallet card will be mailed to the address on your account.
The Rserving® Food Safety for Handlers Course meets the requirements in your state and can be used to train food handlers in responsible food handling techniques in all counties in Arizona. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a food handler certificate of completion from Rserving®.

 California On-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Approvals


How do I get an RBS certificate for California?

Rserving® is approved by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to provide RBS training.
This online training meets the requirements of the Responsible Beverage Server Training Act

What is California responsible beverage service training?
The purpose of the California Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Course is to ensure servers of alcoholic beverages and their managers are educated on the dangers of serving alcohol to minors and over-serving alcohol to patrons with the intention of reducing alcohol-related harm to local communities.

Is RBS required in California & Who has to be RBS certified?
Beginning July 1, 2022, any alcohol server and their manager must have a valid RBS certification from an ABC accredited RBS training provider and pass an online ABC administered RBS exam within 60 calendar days from the first date of employment.

How long is California RBS certification good for?
Upon completing our course and passing the RBS exam through the California RBS portal, your alcohol server certification will be valid for three years.