Alcohol Awareness Class

Alcohol Awareness Class

In the state of Indiana this course is required.  It will teach you the basics of responsible alcohol service and the laws surrounding it.

Midwest Bartenders School is one of a select few training centers for the State of Indiana Alcohol Awareness Class. This ATC certificate is REQUIRED when mixing and /or serving adult beverages to any customer that is of age to purchase and consume alcoholic drinks.

We are confident after completing our 2 hour Excise/ATC course you and your staff  have been properly trained on mixologists/bartenders/servers/cocktail servers/banquet servers roles and responsibilities!

Those who take this class are better prepared when they step behind the bar and help make our cities and state much safer.

Facts for the state of Indiana, courtesy of State Form 43 (R17/3-02) Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission

*A person with a blood alcohol content of .08 is considered legally intoxicated.
*Knowingly serving an intoxicated person is a Class B Misdemeanor, punishable by up to 6 months in jail and a $1,000.00 fine.
*An Excise Officer may enter, search, and inspect the premises without a warrant.
*You must be able to produce your liquor license and excise certificate at all times.
*Beverage laws are criminal code, enforceable by every law enforcement officer in the state of Indiana.
*Your permit is YOUR property, which can only be copied (not held) by your employer.
*You must renew your liquor permit and excise certificate every three years.
*You may work with a receipt from a money order or cashiers check for 90 days, while waiting for your permit application to be processed.

Core Course Topics Include:

  • Alcohol Awareness
  • State laws regarding sale and serving of alcoholic beverages
  • Tips for handling intoxicated guests and how to prevent them from becoming intoxicated
Click here to visit the official website of the Indiana Alcohol and Tabacco Commission

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46250




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