12 High Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
What are Server/Seller Trainings?
Seller/Server trainings are “designed to better equip management, staff and licensees on identifying and prevention violations of certain liquor laws with an emphasis on underage and high risk drinkers…The training often leads to reduced insurance rates. More importantly, however, it will help reduce the risk of making costly and/or tragic unlawful sales.” — From B.C. Consultants, www.alcohol-training.com
Who should register?
Any Maine State Liquor Licensee or employee seeking to become certified by the Maine Department of Public Safety, Liquor Licensing.
What topics are covered?
Trainer: Frank Lyons, from BC Consultants, is a 29 year law enforcement veteran who spent the majority of his career serving as a Liquor Enforcement Officer and trainer for the Department of Public Safety.
The “Server/Seller Training” is a state-approved program and will cover the following topics:
- Identifying minors and VIPs
- False ID detection and carding policy
- Intervention to prevent a visibly intoxicated patron from driving;
- How alcohol is ingested and metabolized by the body
- What alcoholism is and how alcohol affects the body
- The importance of good written policies
- The Liquor Liability Act.
Those that successfully complete the program shall receive a certificate and will be certified by the Maine Department of Public Safety, Liquor Licensing for a period of five years.
Any questions? Contact Substance Abuse Prevention Manager, Scott Gagnon, at 795-2120.