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JCC to offer Training for Safe Alcohol Sale & Service - TIPS

Beginning October 21, the Continuing Education Division at Jefferson Community College (JCC) will offer nationally recognized program, Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS), of interest to service industry employees who sell and serve alcohol in a licensed establishment. Taught by Julie Hosbach, TIPS certified trainer and JCC winery management and marketing program coordinator and instructor, TIPS is a skills based program that is recognized nationally with certified professionals in 50 states. TIPS will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at JCC on Wednesday, October 21 and Wednesday, November 18 and Tuesday, December 15. Cost is $50.

Topics covered in the TIPS program include how to avoid selling alcohol to minors and how to prevent underage drinking, how to recognize potential alcohol related situations and effective ways to intervene. The training will conclude with students taking the national certification exam and upon successful completion, become certified. Valid for three years, TIPS certification will boost employee confidence and promote responsible service of alcohol, reduce business liabilities for alcohol violations and may result in a reduction of insurance premiums.

Pre-registration is required! Register online or for more information, call the JCC Continuing Education Division at 315-786-2233.

Schedule: 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 21
Preregister by October 14
Course code: CED 306 701

Wednesday, November 18
Preregister by November 11
Course code: CED 306 702

Tuesday, December 15
Preregister by December 8
Course code: CED 306 703