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The responsible serving of alcohol is an integral part of any alcohol licence and plays a huge role in ensuring the well being of staff, patrons and the premises. This course is the most advance course available on the Irish Market. It is vitally important that landlords and business owners operate a strict responsible serving of alcohol policy. This course also prepares bartenders, servers, hosts and all front-of-house stall to effectively and safely handle difficult situations in you operation. Failure to act responsibly could result in fines, imprisonment, losing your licence, increased insurance costs, or losing your business.

Course Content:

  • Instructions and tutorial
  • Alcohol
  • Alcohol in the body
  • Alcohol – The Law
  • Complying with the law
  • An (almost) Normal evening in the pub
  • Certification test

You do not have to complete the online course in one sitting and you can also break it into small chunks if you wish. Should you have to leave the course unexpectedly, it will remember where you were the last time you left it. How long it takes you to complete the online course in Serving Alcohol Sensibly really depends on you but 2 hours is a good guideline.


Online  – Commence at a time suits you and work at your own pace. Full tutor support available throughout.

Full List of Frequently Asked Questions Click Here:  https://www.barrowtraining.ie/frequently-asked-questions/



Assessment: This course contains online self-assessments after each module and an online certification exam at the very end. The self-assessments do not count towards the final examination marks but simply give you an idea of how you are doing. On successfully passing the final certification exam you will be issued with a certificate.
Resources: The course can be taken at any time and any place so all that is required is an internet connection and a computer. Completing the course will use approximately 15MB of data which is roughly the same as watching a 5 minute YouTube video. You can complete the course on a tablet device, if using an iPad then please ensure you are using the Photon browser.

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