The new Smart Choices programs have updated training material, are more interactive and accessible, and have a lower cost.
You must maintain a valid Smart Choices certificate to handle liquor in a licensed retail or service establishment. If you previously took your Smart Choices certification through MTEC, the expiry date on your card continues to apply. If your Smart Choices certification is expiring soon, you must complete the course again before the expiry date.
You can contact the service provider for help at SmartChoices@SmarterU.com.
All course codes purchased through MTEC are now expired. If you are interested in purchasing codes in bulk, please contact Neovation.
Bulk purchases are available from the new service provider through this webpage: Bulk Purchases – Smart Choices Certification (smartchoicesmb.ca) If you have questions about making your purchase, contact the service provider’s support team at SmartChoices@SmarterU.com.
Accounts created by MTEC are no longer active as Smart Choices is now hosted by a different provider. Please note that all MTEC course codes are now expired, and you will have to repurchase the course through Neovation. The course can be accessed at SmartChoicesMB.ca.
All course codes purchased from MTEC are now expired. You will have to repurchase the course through the new provider, Neovation. The course can be accessed at SmartChoicesMB.ca for $25, a savings of $20.
Licensees are also allowed to propose their own responsible service training program for approval by the LGCA. The LGCA will review any proposed third-party programs to ensure that core responsible service information is included, and the LGCA may require additions and amendments to third-party programs or may reject approval if a proposed program is insufficient. A licensee can only offer …
Yes, in the hospitality industry, each licensee is responsible for making sure that all employees who serve or sell liquor, as well as managers and security personnel, have successfully completed an approved responsible service program. In the cannabis industry, each licensee is responsible for making sure that anyone involved in the sale of cannabis has successfully completed an approved responsible …
Yes, you still must complete the Smart Choices Cannabis Retail Certification. This program is different from the Smart Choices Liquor Service and Retail Certification. Anyone involved in the sale of cannabis must have the cannabis certification.
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