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Alaska Tap - Training for Alcohol Professionals
Course Fee: $55.00REGISTER NOW
Register now to obtain your State Approved Alaska Tap - Training for Alcohol Professionals certification.
Alaska TAP Online (Training for Alcohol Professionals) is a comprehensive Alcohol Server and Seller Training program designed to provide the tools necessary for you to be able to sell and/or serve alcohol responsibly, legally and safely.
- This course and website are fully functional on any smart phone -
Alaska TAP online is an ALASKA STATE ABC BOARD APPROVED alcohol server/seller training program.
IMPORTANT: Alaska TAP online may only be taken if you live and/or work more than 50 miles from one of CHARR’s many instructors statewide (is you live or work within 50-miles of a classroom training, you are not eligable to complete training online and must take classroom training). Check the TAP page at http://www.alaskacharr.com for a list of instructors.
This program has been developed by industry professionals encompassing all aspects of alcohol service. Whether you serve and/or sell alcohol at a restaurant, bar, nightclub, convention center, grocery store, convenience store, sporting stadium or live music arena, this training is right for you.
The Alaska TAP Online training program is a self paced learning module that can be administered at any time. This program is easy to follow and was designed to help you learn what it takes to become a responsible alcohol server and/or seller. Upon completion of the learning module, you will be provided a 50-question multiple choice test. You must receive a passing score of 86% or better to receive your 3-year certification. Once you pass the test, you will be able to print your temporary certification card and you will receive your permanent certification card in 7-14 business days.
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU TAKE THE COURSE AND YOU LIVE/WORK WITHIN 50 MILES OF AN INSTRUCTOR, REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GIVEN IF YOU TAKE THIS COURSE.
Proctor requirement: You must have a supervisor, manager or owner proctor your final exam. This means that they must be present while you complete your exam. You must enter their name in the 'Employer' field of the registration page when registering.
STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY
State of Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
The Atwood Building, 550 West 7th Ave. Suite 1600
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
STATE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to take the TAP Online program?
The cost to become certified through this site is $55.00. **Please complete your training at http://www.ALASKATAP.com to obtain training for $35.00.
Can I take the course on my smart phone?
Yes. This website and training course are fully functional on any smart phone.
Are there restrictions on who can take the online version of this RBS (responsible beverage service) training program?
TAP on-line may be taken if you live more than 50 miles from one of CHARR’s many instructors statewide. Check the TAP page at http://www.alaskacharr.com for a list of instructors or call the CHARR office at 1-800-478-2427
How long does the course take?
This course should take 2.5 to 3.5 hours to complete. You may wish to spend additional time to study or review information that you have already covered within the program prior to taking the final quiz.
Why should I take this course? What are the benefits?
All those involved in the sale and/or service of alcoholic beverages in the State of Alaska are required to receive training by an approved RBS training provider. This program is approved in the State of Alaska. In addition to becoming compliant with the mandatory RBS training law, it is also extremely beneficial to learn the material covered within this program to help you perform your job functions safely and legally.
Does the TAP online training program count towards a discount on alcohol liability insurance premiums for my employer?
Many insurers allow for a discount on liquor liability insurance premium. Please check with your insurance company.
How long is my training good for?
Certification is valid for a period of 3 years effective from the date you complete the course and successfully pass the test.
Do you offer face-to-face training classes?
Face-to-face TAP training classes are available State wide. Please visit http://www.alaskacharr.com for a list of upcoming training classes.
Is there a test?
There is a 50 question exam at the end of the course. You must receive a score of 85% or better in order to receive your certification card.
What if I fail the exam, can I re-take the test without having to pay for the course again?
Should you fail the final exam, you must re-purchase the course and take the training again. There are no refunds.
How will I get my certification card?
Proof of completion may be printed from the user account page once you have completed the course and passed the exam with a score of 80% or better. You will also receive your certification in the mail within 10-14 business days.
KITCHENexam.com Food Handlers Certification
Course Fee: $5.95REGISTER NOW
Food Handlers Certification Just $5.95
Bulk Purchases for Owner/Manager accounts $4.95 (min 5 user credits) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR OWNER/MANAGER ACCOUNT
The Food Handlers Certification is designed to teach those working in establishments preparing and/or serving food how to do so responsibly and within the requirements as set by the local Health Agency. This course is 2.5 hours in length. To obtain your 2-year Food Handlers Certification, this course must be completed in its' entirety and you must pass the 25-questions final exam with a passing score of 70% or better.
Each state/county/city may have their own Health Agency and training requirements. Please consult your manager for information on contacting your local Health Agency.
Alaska Marijuana Handler Certification
Course Fee: $1.00REGISTER NOW
Alaska Marijuana Handlers Certification Just $19.95
Bulk Purchases for Owner/Manager accounts $17.95 (min purchase of 3 user credits required) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR OWNER/MANAGER ACCOUNT
In the state of Alaska, every licensee, employee, or agent of a marijuana establishment who sells, cultivates, manufactures, tests, or transports marijuana or marijuana product, or who checks the identification of a consumer or visitor, must complete a state approved Alaska Marijuana Handlers Certification course and obtain a marijuana handler permit card from AMCO (Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office) before being licensed or beginning employment at a marijuana establishment, per 3 AAC 306.700. Marijuana handler permits are valid for three years from the date of issue.
This course includes the following topics:
- The Medical Marijuana voter incentive, AS 17.37
- The Recreational Marijuana voter incentive, AS 17.38
- The Recreational Marijuana Regulations, 3AAC 306
- The effects of consumption of marijuana and marijuana products
- How to identify a person impaired by consumption of marijuana
- How to determine valid identification
- How to intervene to prevent unlawful marijuana consumption
- The penalty for an unlawful act by a licensee, an employee, or an agent of a marijuana establishment
Following the training, there is a 30-question test. A passing score of 84% or better must be received in order to receive your 3-year certification. Failing to pass the final exam on (2) attempts will result in having to re-purchase and re-take the training in its' entirety.
IMPORTANT - the following MUST be performed (after taking this course and passing the final exam) in order to receive your Marijuana Handler Permit card from the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control:
To learn more about obtaining your Alaska Marijuana Handler Permit card visit the Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office website HERE.
In order to receive a marijuana handler permit card, you will need to complete the following steps:
1. Complete a Marijuana Control Board approved Marijuana Handler Permit Education Course.
2. Complete the marijuana handler permit Online Application HERE
3. Submit your $50 payment via check, money orders or cashier checks payable to “State of Alaska”
4. For applicants who live near Anchorage or Fairbanks: Bring a copy of your Standard Cover Page, your original Marijuana Handler Education Course Completion Certificate, an original passport photo (Fairbanks office only), and a valid form of photo identification to your local AMCO office (see below for office hours).
Your card will be issued and provided to you by AMCO staff.
Anchorage: 550 West 7th Ave, Suite 1610,
Ring the doorbell for Handler Permits
Wednesday: 9:00am – 12:00pm Alaska Time
Fairbanks: 1648 Cushman St, Suite 203
Wednesday: 9:00am – 12:00pm Alaska Time
For applicants who are unable to visit the Anchorage or Fairbanks office: Mail a copy of your Standard Cover Page, your original Marijuana Handler Education Course Completion Certificate, an original passport photo, and a clear and readable color copy of a valid form of photo identification to the Anchorage AMCO office at the address below:
Mail your application documents to:
550 West 7th Ave Suite 1610
Anchorage, AK 99501
Applicants should complete the following before proceeding with a new marijuana handler permit application:
- Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provided at http://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/amco
- Complete a Marijuana Control Board approved Marijuana Handler Permit Education Course
Once you have completed the above bulleted requirements and still have a marijuana handler permit question, you may send your question using our Contact Us page.