TABC and Food Handlers Texas Certification

TABC Certification and ANSI accredited Texas Food Handler Package

TABC and Texas Food Handler Certification

How to get your TABC and Food Handler Certification Cards in Texas

  1. First choose your course choice by clicking Enroll Now. You will then be transferred to the sign-up page
  2. After you enroll, we will send you an email confirming your order with the course / exam instructions
  3. The Texas Food Handler and TABC Certification courses are not on a timer so you can take breaks and login back in where you left off. However, once the exam is started, you must finish it
  4. After you pass the final exams you may print your 2 year TABC and Food Handler Certificates. We do not mail certificates. If you have lost your certificates, you can always log back in for a reprint.

TABC Program #454-508. By clicking Enroll Now, you will be redirected to the Learn2Serve website. As the provider of this course, Learn2Serve will ask for personally identifiable information required by TABC and is necessary to complete the TABC course and exam. Clicking Enroll Now will not charge you any fees. However, you can refuse to be transferred to Learn2Serve by choosing not to click Enroll Now

What are the requirements for TABC and Texas Food Handler Certification?

  • TABC requires either a valid Social Security Number, IRS Tax Number, or Work Permit Number, and have an email address
  •  You can be any age to get TABC Certified. However you must be 18 or older to work as a alcohol seller server at an on-premise business like a (Bar, Sports Venue, Restaurant,Hotel, Winery, etc)
  • 16 years or older is the age to sell high alcohol percentage wine for off-premise consumption.
  • You must be at least 21 years old to sell alcohol in a package liquor store
  • There is no minimum age limit to sell beer and wine in most off-premise grocery stores or convenience stores.
  • To “Renew” your TABC Certification, you must retake the course and pass the exam again
  • Texas Food Handler: Anyone of any age can get ANSI Food Handler Certification
tabc and food handlers training

TABC Program #454-508. By clicking Enroll Now, you will be redirected to the Learn2Serve website. As the provider of this course, Learn2Serve will ask for personally identifiable information required by TABC and is necessary to complete the TABC course and exam. Clicking Enroll Now will not charge you any fees. However, you can refuse to be transferred to Learn2Serve by choosing not to click Enroll Now

tabc and food handler certification online

Texas ANSI Accredited and DSHS approved Food Handler Certification - Facts about who needs the training

  • The Texas Department of State Health Services requires all food employees who handle un-packaged food, food equipment, or utensils or food-contact surfaces to have approved or accredited Food Handler Training
  • Your Food Handler Certification must be completed within 60 days of employment
  • Exemptions from Food Handler Training are: If you are a Certified Food Manager, prepackaged food servers, non-profit organizations under DSHS jurisdiction and other special circumstance
  • Our Food Handler Certification is ANSI accredited.  The certificate is valid for 2 years and is transferable everywhere in the state of Texas and transferable nationwide
  • With our Learn2Serve Food Handler Certification, Texas rules say you can not be charged any additional fees by any county or city regulatory authority.

TABC Certification & ANSI Food Handler

TABC and DSHS Approved
$22
$ 16
99
  • Get Both 2 Year Texas Certificates

TABC Certification Online Course and Exam

Seller / Server Training
$16
$ 10
99
  • Learn2Serve Texas Certificate

Texas DSHS Approved Food Handler

ANSI Accredited English
$12
$ 7
00
  • Valid in Texas and Nationwide!

Texas DSHS Approved Food Handler

Certificado en Español
$12
$ 7
00
  • manipulador de comida de Texas

TABC Program #454-508. By clicking Enroll Now, you will be redirected to the Learn2Serve website. As the provider of this course, Learn2Serve will ask for personally identifiable information required by TABC and is necessary to complete the TABC course and exam. Clicking Enroll Now will not charge you any fees. However, you can refuse to be transferred to Learn2Serve by choosing not to click Enroll Now

TABC Certification Online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Yes, both our Live TABC Certification (#137-137) and our online partner Learn2Serve TABC Certification (#454-508) are Texas approved and  Texas Food Handler is #TXDSHS 9

You can be TABC certified at any age. However, you must be at least 18 to work at an on-premises business such as a bar or restaurant (you can be under 18 if you are a cashier but you cannot take drink orders or serve the drinks) You must be 21 to work in a package liquor store.  You can be younger than 18 to work in a store that just sells beer and wine.  

We have our own training in Texas. Other state certificates do not transfer here

No. TABC Certification is not mandatory in Texas however most employers require it

Yes it most cases you can be certified. Call TABC if you want to know for sure about your situation. 1(512)206-3420

Both TABC and Food Handler Certificates are valid for 2 years. 

No. You must retake bothe the TABC Course either live or online and pass the exam again

We report training to the TABC and DSHS. We do not mail certificates. You may print them on any printer you choose.

If you got it from Learn2Serve just log back in with the user name and password you used before. If you got it from another provider, you must contact them

Yes we do. You can use the Contact Form or call Tom at 1(512)217-4539

You may call TABC headquarters at 1(512)206-3420 or you can call Thomas Conrad at (512) 217-4539 or Learn2Serve at 1 (877) 881-2235

There is no minimum age  to get a TX Food Handler Certificate

TABC Certification Course Texas Topics

Texas Alcohol laws for minors • Laws concerning intoxicated persons • Why you need TABC • How to prevent intoxication • How to identify minors •How to inspect identification and spot fake ID • What to do when your intervention attempts fail •How alcohol effects a person’s body • TABC law enforcement and minor sting operations • Facts about alcohol poisoning • Watching for sexual assault drugs • Private club rules 

Texas ANSI Food Handler Course Topics

General overview of food safety •Who enforces food safety • Identifying food-borne illness and what causes it• Why I need Texas Food Handler • Identifying biological, physical, and chemical contamination • Importance of temperature control • Proper personal hygiene •Appropriate procedures for receiving and storing food • Proper cleaning and sanitation

What Does Dram Shop Mean

The word Dram comes from an old English measurement of alcohol. A business that sold these drams was called a Dram Shop. Dram Shop Act now means alcohol serving-selling liability laws.

That means in most states, including Texas, a bartender, server, store clerk, business owner, winery, etc. can be sued in Civil Court for the damages caused by an intoxicated customer. The intent of these online courses is to protect business owners, employees, and the public by preventing the sale of alcohol to minors and intoxicated persons. To find out more about Dram Shop liability in your state Go Here

DramShopSchool.com

Dram Shop School began as a live alcohol seller server training business in Austin Texas. We still will  go to your location for group TABC. In 2003 we formed a partnership with 360training / Learn2Serve in order to offer online  TABC Certification in English and Spanish in Texas.

BASSET Certification for Illinois,

Responsible Beverage Service in Wisconsin, and alcohol seller server training nationwide.

Along the way, we added Learn2Serve online food manager certification and food handler training through our sister website FoodManagerOnline Our mission is to provide the highest quality lowest cost responsible alcohol seller server training, and food safety training possible. We sincerely thank you for choosing us for your training needs.
Thomas L. Conrad
President / CEO 

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