Are you looking to begin the TABC certification process? If this is your first time, you might have some questions about exactly what it takes for you to get your TABC license in Dallas, TX. Even if you’ve gone through the process before, it’s worth getting a refresher about what you can expect so you’re able to go through the process as efficiently as possible.
With this in mind, here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive at LaBarba Permit Service about TABC licensure.
Q: Do I need to take the entire Texas TABC online certification course in a single sitting?
No, you are able to take as many breaks as you’d like while you’re taking the course. However, it is important to make sure you complete modules before logging out, or else your progress will be lost and you may have to go back and redo a lot of your work. Progress only saves in the course after the completion of these modules. You can expect the course to last two hours or more.
Q: What technical/hardware requirements are there for the online certification course?
Audio is required for the online course, because the program consists mainly of videos. You must be able to hear these videos to learn the course material and be able to pass the course. If you do not have a printer to print out your certificate, this is not a problem—you’ll have a certification card automatically mailed to you after the final exam. With regard to internet browsers, we recommend using Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge, but Firefox and Safari are also compatible. We do not recommend using Google Chrome.
Q: I’m a minor. Am I allowed to take this course?
Yes. The state of Texas does not have any age restrictions for taking the TABC course to become a certified alcohol seller or server.
Q: What happens if I don’t pass the exam?
Upon completion of the course, you must score at least 70 percent on the final exam, which consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Failure to achieve at least 70 percent will result in your being required to retake the entire course.
Q: How long is my certification valid?
Your certification will be valid for at least two years after you complete the training. You will then be required to retake the course and pass the exam once again. There is no way to “test out” of the course just because you’ve passed it once (or multiple times) before.
Q: What other requirements exist for me to become certified?
There are no major requirements to be aware of—you do not need to meet a minimum age and there are no criminal background requirements. While your age or criminal history might prevent a company from hiring you, it will not prevent you from becoming a certified seller in Texas.
For more information about getting your TABC license in Dallas, TX, contact the experts at LaBarba Permit Service today.