TABC Frequently Ask Questions
What is the TABC?
TABC is the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Texas established this commission to administer, oversee and enforce the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code and all related laws and regulations including TABC Certification.
Is this TABC certification course approved by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission?
Yes. This course will provide you with the training needed to meet your Texas "TABC" requirements.
When will I get my certificate?
Upon successful completion of this course you can automatically download your TABC certificate. Your completion will also be reported to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission free of charge.
Do I have to take the training in one sitting?
No, the course is available to you 100% online, 24/7 so that you may log in and out whenever you like. The system will save your progress each time you log off so that when you come, it will return you to the same point.
What else do I need besides this course to become TABC certified?
There are no additional requirements to become certified and there are no age minimum requirements to complete this course.
How long is TABC certification valid?
The seller/server certification you obtain from this course is valid for two years from the date it is issued.
What do I need to do when my TABC Certification expires?
You must complete this course every two years to maintain your certification.
What is the difference between a TABC Certification and a TABC License/Permit?
Licenses and permits are issued to businesses and not Sellers/Servers.
Who Needs this Course?
According to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, any employee who "sells, serves, dispenses, or delivers alcoholic beverages under the authority of a license or permit, including persons who immediately manage, direct, supervise, or control the sale or service of alcoholic beverages" must complete the required TABC training and have proof of completion.