Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training & Certification

Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training & Certification

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Designed for on-premises & off-premises alcohol beverage servers, sellers and their managers, this is the easiest training program to earn your Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Certificate.


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Michigan state-approved training

Michigan state-approved training

Certificate valid for 3 years

Certificate valid for 3 years

24/7, 12-month online course access

24/7, 12-month online course access

Student handbook with detailed course notes

Student handbook with detailed course notes

Practice quizzes after each lesson

Practice quizzes after each lesson

Final exam administered by Userve

Final exam administered by Userve

We make it easier to get your Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Certificate.

Michigan State-Approved
Michigan State-Approved
Approved by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC).
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Finish training in just a few hours and get your certificate quickly.
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Access your course on mobile, desktop, laptop or tablet. Take us with you and train anywhere and anytime!
300K+ Happy Students
300K+ Happy Students
Successfully trained over 300K students in service and hospitality, with a 98% satisfaction rating.
Money-Back Guarantee
Money-Back Guarantee
We're confident you'll love our course! If not, we provide full refunds subject to our refund policy.

What You’ll Learn

Userve’s state-approved Alcohol Server/Seller Training Program will quickly teach you everything you need to know to pass the final exam (included as the final step of this training course) and get your Alcohol Server/Seller Certificate in Michigan. The course covers four modules:

1: The Social Impacts of Alcohol
Raise your awareness of both the positive and negative impacts of alcohol consumption and understand your role as an alcohol server/seller.
2: Impacts of Alcohol on the Body
Understand the impacts of alcohol on the body so you can safely serve customers by avoiding overserving or selling alcohol to customers who are already intoxicated.
3: State Laws & Regulations
Know your legal responsibilities and understand the laws and regulations specific to alcohol service — including the roles and responsibilities of the liquor authority, law enforcement and employers.
4: Intervention Techniques
Learn techniques for checking identification and identifying minors, carding strategies and beyond. Get tactics for effectively managing intoxicated customers and avoiding, or defusing, tense situations.

Comprehensive Michigan alcohol server/seller training made simple.

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Interactive Learning Experience

Courses built with the latest e-Learning technologies for an engaging learning experience.

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Expert Training Professionals

Lessons designed by experienced learning and development professionals.

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Study at Your Pace

Flexible courses built for your busy schedule with easy start-and-stop functionality.

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Free Additional Resources

Student Handbook with detailed course notes and handy posters and templates to use on-the-job.

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Unlimited Quiz Attempts

Practice quizzes after every lesson to ensure you understand the material.

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12-Month Access

Complete training in one sitting or choose your own training pace with course access for up to one year.

A satisfaction rating of 98% from students.

"Excellent course structure & quality of support."
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Business accounts make training & compliance easy.


Our business accounts make it easy to get and stay compliant.

Now is the time to ensure your organization gets compliant by enrolling your staff in Userve's state-approved Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training. Our Business Accounts make staff training and compliance hassle-free with a variety of features to support you:

  • Dedicated Account Manager Support
  • Compliance Advisory Services
  • Bulk Enrollment and Hands-on Help
  • Preferred Pricing
  • Student Progress and Success-Tracking
Protect Your Brand

Your brand matters to us as much as it does to you.

Our best practice solutions are designed with your brand in mind. They ensure:

  • You're protecting your business from risks associated with alcohol-related incidents
  • You’re protecting your customers’ safety and well-being
  • You’re keeping your customers’ trust
  • You’re staying protected, with features like compliance advisory services to keep you informed and on top of requirements
Upskill Your Employees

Your staff gets the most out of our training, so you get the most out of them.

Our learning experience has been designed to:

  • Engage your staff so they take in and retain the material
  • Work on a mobile device to make it easy for your team to access and complete the training from anywhere at anytime
  • Ensure learner satisfaction – our exceptional student success rates speak for themselves and ensure you get the most value from your investment
Gain Peace of Mind

The information and support you need, when you need it.

Our team of dedicated individuals gives you the peace of mind you need, by providing:

  • Compliance advisory services for the most current information on government mandates
  • Guidance on training requirements
  • Hands-on account management support, including help with student enrollment
Save Time and Effort

Your time is valuable, so we make things as quick and easy as possible. 

We recognize how busy you are, so we make managing your organization's training as simple and efficient as possible through:

  • Bulk student enrollment – and preferred pricing while we’re at it
  • User-friendly account management tools that make admin a breeze
  • Student progress and success-tracking tools for timely status reports
  • Hands-on help should you need it

Frequently Asked Questions

Alcohol Server/Seller Training

What is Michigan alcohol server training?

As an alcohol server/seller, you need to ensure the safe service of alcohol. This course informs and prepares you to safely sell or serve alcohol, including how to spot the signs of intoxication, how to properly check identification and how to refuse service when required.

Is alcohol server/seller training required in Michigan?

State-approved alcohol server/seller training like Userve’s course is a legal requirement for some employees, including supervisory staff. Check with your manager for more information.

Where can I get additional information on alcohol training in Michigan?

For more information on alcohol server/seller training in Michigan, visit the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s website.

Certificate Information

How do I get my certificate?

Once you have successfully completed the Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training and passed the final exam included at the end of the course, we will issue you your downloadable Certificate of Completion by email.

How long is my Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Certificate valid for?

Your certificate is valid for three years from the date of issue.

What happens if I lose my certificate?

No problem! This can happen to anyone and that's why our team is here to help. Just contact us and we'll be happy to assist you. Simply fill out the form on our contact page or give us a call at 1 855-546-1500.

Employer Information

I am an employer. Do my staff require alcohol server/seller training?

As outlined in MCL 436.1906, the state of Michigan requires supervisory personnel to complete alcohol server/seller training from an approved provider like Userve. Each shift during alcohol service hours requires supervisors (at a minimum) who have successfully completed this training.

Am I able to monitor the progress my employees are making toward completing the online course?

Yes! Userve's business solutions include access to a portal that allows you to track student progress and completion of the Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training & Certification.

About the Exam

Who administers the final exam?

The final exam is included as part of the training course and is administered by Userve.

What do I need to know about the final exam?

The exam is the final component of the course and included in the cost. Once you've successfully completed the Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training & Certification Course, you'll be able to write the final exam. It includes 50 multiple choice, matching and true/false questions. You must score at least 70% to pass.

What's Included?

What does the course include?

Userve’s Alcohol Server/Seller Training Course in Michigan is a convenient way to obtain your state-approved training. Our course will provide you with everything you need to know to pass the exam and get your Alcohol Server/Seller Certificate.

Our online alcohol server/seller training features:

  • 100% online training and course materials

  • Additional course resources including a student handbook, Glossary of Terms, BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) charts

  • Practice questions to prepare you for the exam

  • The final exam

Do I get to keep the additional course resources?

Our Michigan Alcohol Training comes with a variety of resources to help you as you complete the course. These include: Student Handbook, Glossary of Terms and BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) Charts for males and females. These are downloadable for you to continue to use after your alcohol server training is complete.

Can I get help if needed?

Of course! If you have any questions about the course, training requirements or general enquiries, contact our Student Support Team.

Course Requirements

How long does the alcohol server/seller training take?

The training course takes most people approximately 4 hours to complete. Keep in mind that you can train at your own pace and start and stop as often as you like.

How long will I have access to the course?

You have 12 months from the date of enrollment to complete the training program, including all course lessons and practice tests.

Can I do the course all online, or is there a practical component?

For your convenience, the Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training & Certification is 100% online.

Can I do the course on a mobile device?

Yes! Like all Userve training, our Michigan Alcohol Server/Seller Training & Certification is 100% online and can be completed on your mobile device.

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