Some frequently asked questions
What is the TABC?
TABC stands for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The TABC certifies and regulates courses for seller-server training. This training is also commonly referred to as TABC certification. The TABC has certified AR Interactive "www.arcertifications.com" as an approved TABC certification training school.
What is a 'TABC Certification?'
The Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission began certifying alcohol sellers-servers over 20 years ago. An official TABC certification is proof that you have completed an approved TABC certification program and that the TABC recognizes you as a certified seller-server of alcoholic beverages in the State of Texas.
How do I get TABC certified?
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) approves and authorizes training schools to provide TABC certification courses. Our course is approved by the TABC and contains all the necessary information for you to receive your TABC certification. All you have to do is enroll and complete our online TABC course and pass the online final exam. From the moment you pass the exam, you are TABC certified and you can print your official TABC certificate. Your official TABC certificate will also be emailed to you and you can log in to your account at any time to print a copy of your TABC certificate. We will send your training record to the TABC to be included in the official TABC training database.
How long will I be TABC certified for?
A TABC certification is valid for two years from the date of course completion. You can renew your certification every two years by taking our online TABC course and passing the online exam again
Do I have to answer personal validation questions?
Per TABC regulation, our online TABC class includes a personal validation system. The validation system is used to authenticate you as a user while you progress through the TABC course. Before you may begin the course, you must answer the personal validation questions. It is important for you to remember your answers to these questions as you will be required to answer these same questions at random times throughout the TABC course.
How long is the online TABC certification course?
Our online TABC certification course is about 2 hours in length; however, it is self-paced, so you can take it as quickly or slowly as you like
Do I have to complete the online TABC course all at one time?
No, you can login or logout of the online TABC certification course at any time. Your position in the course will be saved after you correctly answer each security question and you will be able to continue from the last correctly answered security question when you log back in.
What is on the TABC certification final exam?
The final exam consists of 25 multiple-choice questions. The questions on the test are from topics that are covered in the TABC course. You must score at least 70% in order to pass the exam, which means you can answer no more than 7 questions incorrectly.
How old do you have to be to get a TABC Seller/Server Certificate?
You can take our online training course at any age and we will issue you a Seller/Server Certificate. The establishment you are working or volunteering for is responsible for making sure you are of age to sell and serve alcohol in the state of Texas.