ServSafe Alcohol Primary and ServSafe Alcohol Advanced
There are two types of food safety alcohol service exams copyrighted by ServSafe. You may take either exam after completion of the ServSafe Alcohol coursework. The four areas covered on both exams are alcohol laws, intoxication, checking identification, and dealing with difficult situations.
- The Primary ServSafe Alcohol exam is made up of questions taken directly from the course material and does not require a proctor. Passing it certifies that you have basic knowledge of how to serve alcohol responsibly.
- The Advanced ServSafe Alcohol test is a secure, standardized exam that certifies that you have mastered a broader range of knowledge concerning responsible alcohol service. The questions for this level may not come directly from the course of study and encompass the entire realm of alcohol service.
The ServSafe Alcohol exam is not timed, but you should allow about 2 hours for testing. Passing scores are:
Note: There are actually 70 questions on the ServSafe Alcohol Advanced exam, but 10 of them are not counted in your score. They are for the purpose of research by ServSafe.