Illinois BASSET Certification Online

Welcome to Food Service Prep's online BASSET seller-server certification course approved by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC). This course is designed for anyone working in the state of Illinois as a seller server of alcohol. It is required for all bartenders, servers, waiters, and vendors who handle and serve alcohol and fulfills requirements for on-premise and off-premise alcohol certification. We encourage anyone who desires to learn about responsible alcohol training to take this course.

Required for All Alcohol Servers and Managers

If you take beverage orders, pour drinks for customers, or deliver drinks to customers, this training is for you! Looking to get a job as a server? Get ahead of the competition and get your certification today. Managers of servers are also required to take this training and get certified!

User-Friendly and Covers all Topics for the BASSET training

To enroll in our BASSET course:
  • 1) Register with an email address and a password
  • 2) Complete Our Training
  • 3) Receive your certificate
Receive Your Certificate Immediately,
We Will Report Your Training To The ILCC

The goals of this BASSET course are to:
  • Educate sellers and servers to engage in responsible alcohol service
  • Spot signs of intoxication and utilize various intervention techniques
  • Help prevent DUIs and alcohol-related fatalities
  • Stop underage sales and underage drinking
  • Create safer communities and establishments where alcohol is served
  • Educate owners, managers and staff on dram shop insurance, state laws, and local ordinances regarding alcohol service

Employer Accounts for Bulk Purchases

If you are an employer, manager, or team lead, we offer employer accounts and a group purchase option! If you purchase more than one training course, you will be given vouchers to distribute to your team. Each team member can them redeem the voucher to take the training. You will be able to track your team’s progress in our employer account view.

Learn more about our Employer Accounts.


If you were given a voucher for the Illinois BASSET Certification, you will need to create an account and then redeem your voucher.

Course Title: Illinois BASSET Certification
ILCC License #: 5A-1153144
State: Illinois
Price: $12.95
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Illinois BASSET Certification FAQs

1. Is Food Service Prep approved by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) to provide the BASSET certification?

Yes, our BASSET training program is approved by the ILCC, our ILCC License number is 5A-1153144.

2. How do I become fully BASSET Certified?

All you need to do is complete our training and pass the final exam. You will receive a certificate immediately, which is valid for 30 days. Your official card will be issued by the ILCC within 30 days.

3. How do I get my official BASSET card from the ILCC?

Your official BASSET card will be available from the ILCC about 5 business days after completing your course. The ILCC is no longer mailing out any BASSET cards, so you will need to search for and print it off from the ILCC Website. You can find your Student ID listed on your certificate.

4. Who needs to obtain their BASSET Certification?

All individuals who sell or serve open containers of alcoholic beverages at retail locations, anyone whose job description includes checking IDs for the purchase of open containers of alcoholic beverages at retail or for entry into a licensed premises, and all individuals who deliver to-go cocktails. This includes:

  • Bartenders
  • Security / Doorpersons
  • Servers
  • Sellers
  • Certain Delivery Persons

You have 120 days from your hire date to obtain your certification.

5. What is On-Premise and Off-Premise and does your course cover both areas?

On-premise is designed for anyone serving alcohol to customers who will consume it on site, for example in bars, restaurants, hotels, and clubs. Off-premise is designed for anyone selling alcohol to customers who will then consume it off-site, for example those working in liquor stores, convenience stores, gas stations, and grocery stores. Our training covers both, so you will be set for any working environment!

6. How long is my BASSET certification valid for?

Your official BASSET certification is valid for 3 years.

7. How do I renew my BASSET Certification?

If your BASSET Certification has expired, you will need to retake your training and receive a new BASSET Certification.

8. Is Food Service Prep easy to use?

Yes! We have a very simple to use interface to make your experience as seamless as possible. You can also take the course on any device, phone, tablet, or PC.

9. Can I log out in the middle of the course without losing my progress?

Absolutely! You can take this course at your pace and log in and out as many times as you’d like. We will save your progress so you can resume right where you left off.

Employer Accounts / Group Purchase FAQs

1. Do you offer employer accounts or group purchase options?

Yes, please vsit our Employer Accounts page to learn more.

2. How does group purchase work?

If you purchase more than one course at a time, you will be registered as an employer and be provided with voucher codes for each course you purchase. You will then be able to login and download the voucher codes to give to your team. We have made it easy to copy them to clip board, or export to excel, and you can even email them out directly from your employer account page. Your team members will then be able to create an account and use the voucher codes to purchase the classes. When you login, you will be able to see the progress of your entire team.

3. How do I use my Voucher code?

Make sure you are logged in, then click the button above or go click to redeem your voucher.

4. How does your employer account/group purchase program benefit me?

By using our employer account program you will be able to track all of your team's progress in one place with our employer account view report. Also, enjoy up to 20% savings on your purchase.

If you have additional questions, please give us a call at 1-800-712-1707 or send us an email at


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