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Basset Training

Basset Training is now mandatory in the state of Illinois. In order to be employed at a liquor establishment – bartenders, servers, and ID checkers must attain a Basset Certification. Join the ILBA and take advantage of free classroom Basset Training or enroll in online Basset Training for a small fee.

Online Basset Courses

Take your BASSET Certification Course today! BASSET certification courses provide you with the knowledge and techniques to be a responsible alcohol seller. The Illinois alcohol server certification is taken 100% online so you can get certified in a simple and hassle-free way. Courses are offered through TAPS Series.

  • 2 hour Self-paced Training Course
  • Courses and Customer Service Available 24/7
  • Certificate Valid for 3 Years
  • Printable Certificate of Completion
  • Available Languages: English and Spanish
  • User Friendly

Non-Member Cost:  $13.95

ILBA Member Cost: $9.95


Please Note: ILBA Members receive special pricing. Simply click the ILBA Member button below and provide your login credentials when prompted. If you need help with your login credentials, please contact the ILBA office at (217) 523-3232

Classroom Basset Courses

Classroom BASSET courses are FREE at various locations with an ILBA membership.

Classes are scheduled periodically throughout the year all over the state. Please call the ILBA Office at (217) 523-3232 for more information and to find the Classroom BASSET Course nearest you!


Non-Member Cost: $25.00/person

ILBA Member Cost: FREE!

*Please make checks payable to the ILBA

Upcoming Basset Classes