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Delaware TIPS Certification - TIPS Training


Responsible alcohol training is mandated by the state of Delaware for any person who sells, serves or oversees the service of alcoholic beverages in the state of Delaware. All seller/servers must take and pass a responsible alcohol course to comply with the Delaware Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner (OABCC).

TIPS is approved state wide in Delaware.


Choose Your Delaware tips Certification Course Below:

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Tips On Premise
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Liquor & Convenience Stores

If you are looking to train your staff, please visit our Group Training page!

Who Should Be TIPS Certified?

Anyone who serves alcohol in a Delaware licensed establishment should take this training and receive their certification. TIPS certification is also required by many insurance companies. In addition, having your staff TIPS certified may reduce you liquor liability insurance!

  • Bartenders
  • Bar Backs
  • Servers
  • Managers
  • Valets
  • ID Checkers
  • Grocery, liquor, and convenience store clerks and managers.

Follow These Easy Steps Below to get TIPS Certified

  • Enroll in our class by clicking on one of the "Buy Now" buttons above.
  • Complete the TIPS alcohol certification course online at your own pace.
  • Pass the certification exam. You have 30 days to complete the course.
  • If you fail the final exam you have one additional attempt to pass at no charge.
  • Print your TIPS certificate as proof of your online certification.
  • Receive your permanent TIPS certification card by US mail in 7 to 10 business days.

The eTIPS On-Premise course addresses concerns specific to restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, and other establishments where the alcohol is consumed on-premise.

The eTIPS Off-Premise course addresses concerns specific to grocery, liquor and package stores where the alcohol is consumed off the premises. The course focuses on recognizing signs of intoxication, preventing underage sales as well as second party sales..

The eTIPS Concessions course addresses concerns specific to stadiums, arenas, festivals and concerts where the alcohol is usually served in plastic cups. These are usually high volume events and course focuses on making quick decisions to prevent intoxicated and underage customers.


Alcohol service laws are governed by Delaware Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner (OABCC)

Delaware Alcohol Laws

This information has been provided to us by the regulating agency and is believed to be correct. However, laws and regulations may change at any time, and the information provided should not be relied upon in place of official documents. For more information or clarification, consult the regulatory body for this jurisdiction directly.

*Delaware law requires that anyone who serves, sells or handles alcohol must be trained in the State of Delaware. The mandatory Responsible Server Training Program was established by the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement to educate servers on how to serve and sell alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner that is consistent with the rules of the OABC Commissioner and the laws of the State of Delaware.

Age to Consume 21
Age to Pour 21
Age to Sell 21
Age to Serve 19*
DUI/DWI Limit .08
*19 and 20 year olds may solicit orders for alcohol and may serve the alcohol, but they may never mix, open, or pour an alcoholic beverage. .

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