What is bartender certification?

Bartender certification is a credential earned by bartenders upon completion of a training program that typically includes courses on alcohol laws, responsible serving techniques, customer service, and various mixology skills. The certification demonstrates that the bartender has learned best practices and complies with legal guidelines for serving alcohol, ensuring the safety of customers, and reducing legal liabilities for the establishment they work for. The specifics of the certification program, including its requirements and the validity of the certification, may vary by state or country.