Free Online Training

The NC ABC Commission recommends that all employees receive training prior to selling or serving alcoholic beverages in the state of North Carolina.  An online Responsible Alcohol Seller/Server Training course is offered by the ABC Commission. This course provides basic information regarding alcohol sales and service laws in North Carolina.  Please note: We recommend taking our trainings on a laptop or desktop computer and using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. 

Click here to access the North Carolina ABC Online Training Program Portal 

If you are logging in first time, please create an account  by following the steps below.

Step 1:  Create an Account

Select 'Register for Seller/Server Training Program'.

Step 2:  Information Entry

Enter Business Information:

  • Search for a business that you represent that currently holds or has applied for permits, or select Other and input business information.

Enter User information:

  • Enter First Name, Last Name. Email, Phone (optional) and Position (optional).
  • Create a secure password.
  • Be sure to type your First name and Last name without typos, the name entered during the registration process will appear on the training certificate after the course is completed.
  • Press the Register button.

Step 3: Verification and Login

You will receive a thank you for registering email. Now that you have an account you will need to use the email and password you entered during the registration process each time you access the site.

Step 4: Take the Course

Select 'Start Seller / Server course' to begin.  Click Next to continue through the course and complete the final test at the end. 

Step 4: Certificate of Completion

Once complete, a certificate of completion will be emailed to you and it will also be available for download from your online training portal account.   If there is any issue with your account or certificate, please email