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Topic: Utah Alcohol Training and Education Seminar.

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. Tutorial
  2. Enrollment Agreement
  3. Who is required to attend an Alcohol Training and Education Seminar?
  4. It is illegal to serve alcohol without attending an Alcohol Training and Education Seminar
  5. How to replace a lost, stolen or destroyed Proof of certification
  6. Your Certification must be available for inspection
  7. Seminar Objectives


Topic: Alcohol and the Hospitality Industry, the problems arising from alcohol consumption and the effects of such.

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. Why do you work in the hospitality industry?
  2. What do you expect from working in the hospitality industry?
  3. By controlling the problems with alcohol, you will make more money
  4. Why do people drink?
  5. What problems do you see happening from alcohol consumption?
  6. Statistics of the problems and the impact they have on society
  7. The Implied Consent Law
  8. DUI
  9. The costs incurred from DUI
  10. How you as a server can directly impact DUI


Topic: The Liability that you as a server can be accountable for.

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. Dram Shop Lawsuits.
  2. The potential legal consequences of over service
  3. What you can be sued for
  4. Civil law suits for serving a minor
  5. Who can sue you?
  6. Damages you would have to pay
  7. Criminal liability
  8. How to protect yourself from a Dram Shop Lawsuit also known as a third party alcohol liability lawsuit.
  9. Using a log book
  10. Alcohol serving policy


Topic: The different Utah Retail outlets and rules.

Information to be covered this module:

  1. State stores.
  2. Package Agencies
  3. Restaurants Full Service
  4. Restaurants Limited Service
  5. Restaurants Beer only (effective March 1, 2012.)
  6. Resort License
  7. On Premise Banquet and Catering License
  8. Reception Center ( Effective November 1, 2011)
  9. Clubs
  10. On-Premise Beer Retailer
  11. Airport Lounge
  12. Utah Permits
  13. Beer Regulation


Topic: State Liquor Laws continued and Liquor Laws Affecting Enforcement.

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. Unlawful possession of liquor
  2. Who you can sell / serve alcohol to
  3. Who you cannot sell / serve alcohol to
  4. You cannot tamper, dilute, or fortify alcohol
  5. Persons under the age of 21 employed in establishments that serve alcohol
  6. Disorderly persons
  7. No drinking while working
  8. Corking wine
  9. Advertising
  10. Cooking with Liquor
  11. The Health / DUI sign
  12. Liquor Laws Affecting Enforcement


Topic: What is alcohol and its physical impact on the body?

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. What is alcohol?
  2. Myths about alcohol
  3. How much alcohol is in one drink?
  4. How alcohol works in the body once consumed
  5. How do you become sober?
  6. What does BAC mean?
  7. How drugs and alcohol can affect a person and the results of such
  8. Alcohol Poisoning


Topic: Observe Listen Evaluate and React/ Guide the Guest

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. How to recognize those who are becoming intoxicated
  2. Signs of intoxication
  3. How to deal with an intoxicated Person
  4. How to deny service to an intoxicated person


Topic: Checking ID

Information to be covered in this module:

  1. Importance of not serving Minors
  2. What are acceptable forms of identification?
  3. What is not acceptable for ID?
  4. What an ID must have to be legal
  5. The most common form of fake ID
  6. Dining Clubs, Social Clubs and Taverns must have electronic scanning
  7. Details of the Utah DL /ID Card
  8. The Ten Point Checking System
  9. Things to look for on a suspect ID
  10. Denying service to a minor