Academy of Training & Prevention

Certified Alcohol Server Education in Oregon and Washington

The Alcohol Server Permit Course


You’ve come to the right place!  Trusted by over 65,000 alcohol servers since 1999 to receive their permit to serve confidently and legally.

Get started by choosing the way you’d like to complete your course and test and please let us know if you have any questions.  You can complete your course in-person or online with our state-certified courses.  You’ve made the right choice with the trusted Alcohol Server Education state-certified Provider, The Academy of Training and Prevention.

Blue1   Click here for Washington                   Purple1   Click here for Oregon

This training company was created day by day at various Starbucks cafe’s in and around Portland years ago.  Now, like coming full circle, we are proud to be their exclusive trainers as they open their stores offering alcohol in the northwest.

starbucks logoFred Meyer imageregal cinema

Becoming exclusive trainers for employers provides solid and consistent policies to follow that help protect them, the employees and the community as well.   The business learns to work as a team with their staff members which creates a smooth running operation.  Real-life case studies are used in training so everyone will be trained to handle situations before the incident happens, professionally and legally.  The quality of training demonstrates results that can boost confidence in employees, increase morale and thus increase profit through happy and safe customers.    Contact us today so we can start helping your business too.

Featured post

America’s Best Bartender Award Goes To…

Portland’s Jeffrey Morgenthaler!


Jeffrey Morgenthaler is a gentleman and a scholar.

At least that’s the opinion of his drinks-industry peers, who named the Clyde Common bar manager both America’s Bartender of the Year and the country’s Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer at the 2016 Spirited Awards.  Read more below at Oregon Live or check out his web page at

Portland Bartender Named American Bartender Of The Year!

New In-Person Classes!

bartender1Exciting news!  We are now offering new summer locations and times for in-person classes for your OLCC server permit!  We will hold these classes even if you are the only person who attends – guaranteed.  The busy season is upon us and we want to make sure you are ready to serve.  Check out our calendar below and register.  Our classes are quick and affordable.

You can be legal and ready to serve right after class.  Contact us if you have any questions.  We’ll see you there!

Preview Of Our OLCC Online Course

Qualifying For An Oregon Server Permit

Unlike other states, Oregon must approve of you selling or serving alcohol by the drink at any licensed establishment.  Below is a link to the form the OLCC created to help you make the determination of qualifying.  Qualifying FormPermit Qualifying Form


Washington Server Permits!

Get your Class 12 or Class 13 server permits online with us!   Click here!

Revenue Info Graphic_2013-2015_Biennium

WA Mast Ad

Why is my drink so expensive?

Do you ever wonder why your favorite alcoholic beverage is so expensive?  Below is some information from the CDC last year.  This is what every single alcoholic beverage cost every single drinking and non-drinking person in 2006.

ExcessiveATP Knowledge alcohol use cost for the State of Washington in 2006: $5,319,100,000

Cost Per Drink:  $2.13

Cost Per Person:  $832


Excessive alcohol use cost for the State of Oregon in 2006: $2,864,800,000

Cost Per Drink:  $1.75

Cost Per Person:  $774

(Source:  CDC 03/2015)

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: