TABC Seller Server Training
This course is designed for anyone getting their certificate to be a Seller Server in the state of Texas or for anyone renewing their TABC. TABC certificates expire 2 years after the date of completion.
In order to acquire or renew your TABC certificate, you must complete 2 hours of training from an accredited program. Our accredited program meets all of the requirement set by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and is easy and convenient to complete.
Simply register for our course and complete the course anywhere that is convenient for you. You will get 2 attempts to pass the quiz at the end of the course or you will have to restart the entire course.
After completing the course, we will provide you with a printable TABC certificate of completion that is valid for 2 years.The topics covered in this course include:
Violations and Certification
Laws & Penalties
Observing Customers & Minors - Checking IDs
Signs of Intoxication
If you are a manager or team lead, we offer a group purchase option! If you purchase more than one class, you will be given vouchers to distribute to your team. Each team member can redeem the voucher to take the class. You will be able to track your team’s progress in our manager-only view.
If you were given a voucher, you will need to create an account and can redeem your voucher HERE
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1. What is the TABC certification, and why do I need it?
TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission) certification serves a vital role in the food and beverage industry in Texas, particularly for individuals working in establishments that serve alcoholic beverages. The purpose and importance of TABC certification is to ensure legal compliance, promote responsible alcohol service, enhance public safety, protect against liability, and to help advance careers. It's a critical step in maintaining the integrity and safety of the industry while providing a positive experience for customers.
2. Is the Food Service Prep TABC course approved by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission?
Yes, Food Service Prep is approved to offer courses by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Our Seller Training School Program # is 674-765
3. Who should take the TABC certification course?
In Texas, the TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission) Seller Server training is typically required for individuals who are directly involved in the sale or service of alcoholic beverages at establishments licensed to sell alcohol. This includes a variety of positions within the food and beverage industry, not limited to the following:
- Servers: Servers, including waitstaff, waitresses, and waiters, who handle and serve alcoholic beverages to customers are typically required to complete TABC Seller Server training. This training equips them with the knowledge and skills to serve alcohol responsibly and within legal guidelines.
- Bartenders: Bartenders who prepare and serve alcoholic beverages are also typically required to undergo TABC Seller Server training. It is essential for them to understand responsible bartending practices, including recognizing signs of intoxication and managing customer alcohol consumption.
- Managers: Managers and supervisors in establishments that serve alcohol are often recommended or required to complete TABC Seller Server training. Having managerial staff with TABC certification ensures that responsible beverage service practices are upheld and that employees are following state alcohol laws.
4. How long does it take to complete the TABC certification course?
The Food Service Prep TABC certification course is designed to be completed in approximately 2 hours, inclusive of watching videos and completing module quizzes.
5. Is the course entirely online, or do I need to attend in-person sessions?
By offering our TABC course in a 100% online format, we prioritize your accessibility and flexibility. You can learn at your own pace, on your own schedule, and from anywhere with an internet connection. This ensures that busy professionals like you can easily fit TABC certification into your already demanding work and personal commitments.
6. What topics does the TABC course cover?
the Food Service Prep TABC certification course, including the topics covered:
- Violations and Certification:
- Laws & Penalties:
- Observing Customers & Minors - Checking IDs:
- Texas IDs:
- Signs of Intoxication:
- BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration):
- Saying "No":
7. Do I need any prior experience or qualifications to enroll in the course?
In most cases, there are typically no formal prerequisites for taking the TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission) certification course. The course is designed to be accessible to a wide range of individuals in the food and beverage industry, including servers, bartenders, managers, and other staff members.
- Minimum Age Requirement: While not a formal prerequisite for the course itself, individuals taking the TABC course should be at least 18 years old as this is the legal minimum age to serve or sell alcoholic beverages in Texas. Some courses may require participants to confirm their age during registration.
- Employer Requirements: In some cases, employers in the food and beverage industry may require their employees to complete the TABC certification as part of their hiring or ongoing employment process. If you're seeking TABC certification for employment purposes, it's important to check with your employer to ensure you are meeting their specific requirements.
8. How much does the course cost, and are there any hidden fees?
The cost of our Food Service Prep TABC certification course is a flat fee of $10.95, with no hidden fees or additional charges. You can enroll in the course for this affordable price, and there are no surprises or extra costs along the way. We believe in providing straightforward and accessible training for your convenience.
9. Is the TABC certification valid statewide in Texas, and how long is it valid for?
The TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission) certification is indeed valid statewide in Texas. This means that once you obtain TABC certification, it is recognized and accepted across all counties and municipalities within the state of Texas.
In terms of its expiration date, TABC certification is typically valid for a period of two years from the date of issuance. After two years, individuals who have completed the TABC certification will need to renew their certification by taking a refresher course or retaking the initial certification course, depending on the requirements set by the TABC or their employer.
It's important to note that while TABC certification is valid throughout Texas, some local jurisdictions or employers may have additional requirements or preferences regarding the renewal process. Therefore, it's a good practice to check with your employer or local authorities to ensure you are in compliance with any specific renewal requirements in your area.
10. How do I register for the Food Service Prep TABC course, and what is the process after registration?
You can register with an email address and a password. Afterwards, you can purchase the course and complete it at your own pace. We will provide you with a printable TABC certificate of completion that is valid for 2 years.
Simply register, purchase your course, and complete. All of our courses are structured in an easy to follow format.
Take your course anytime, anywhere. Our website is available 24/7 for you to complete your course.
Purchasing TABC courses for your employees? We offer discounts starting with purchases of just 5 courses.
A copy of the certificate of completion will be emailed to you immediately upon completion of the course.
Good in all Texas counties for two years.
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