TABC and Texas Food Handlers Certification Fast and Easy !

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How to get TABC and Texas DSHS accredited Food Handlers Certificates Online

  1. First make your course choice. You will be transferred to the enrollment page (All courses and exams are powered by Learn2Serve, our online partner since 2002)
  2. After enrollment you will receive a confirmation email with courses and / or exam instructions
  3. Your courses are self-paced. You can start and stop when you want. However, once you start the TABC exam you must finish .
  4. Note: There is No Exam for the food handler part of the package
  5. Print your certificates after you pass the TABC exam. (Don't have a printer? Log in and print on any other printer)
  6. Note: Lost your certificate or need another copy? Log back in to reprint it. Reprint Certificate Here

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Programa TABC # 454-508. Al hacer clic en el botón rojo, azul o verde (o INSCRIBIRSE AHORA) arriba, será redirigido al sitio web de Learn2Serve. Como proveedor de este curso, Learn2Serve solicitará la información de identificación personal requerida por TABC y es necesaria para completar el curso y el examen TABC. Al hacer clic en el botón rojo, azul o verde (o INSCRIBIRSE AHORA) no se le cobrará ninguna tarifa. Sin embargo, puede negarse a ser transferido a Learn2Serve eligiendo no hacer clic en el botón rojo, azul o verde (o INSCRIBIRSE AHORA)

TABC and DSHS approved Food Handler Certification Requirements

  • Texas TABC requires you to provide a Social Security Number or IRS Tax Number
  • Any Age person can be TABC Certified, however you must be at least 18 to be an alcohol server on-premise (bar, restaurant, hotel, etc.)
  • You must be at least 21 to work in a package liquor store
  • You must be 18 to sell high alcohol percentage wine (either 14% or 17% depending on the type of business license) in a store for off premise consumption
  • There is no minimum age to sell low alcohol percentage beer and wine at a C-Store or Grocery Store
  • If you are not sure about the age you have to be to sell at your business or business hours call the TABC Office.
  • Note: If you need to renew your TABC Certification there is no actual renewal. You must retake the course and exam again as you did the first time
  • Food Handler: There are no age or identification requirements to get your Food Handler Certification. Ask your potential employer for any age restrictions in order to be employed
  • If your employer requires a food handler card, the certificate must be from a DSHS approved or an ANSI accredited source. We offer both certificates. (ask your employer which version of food handler you need)

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Course Topics for TABC Certification for Servers and Sellers of alcohol

Alcohol laws for  Texas minors • Laws about intoxicated persons • Why you need to get TABC • Preventing intoxication • How to identify minors •How to check identification and identify fake ID • What to do when intervention attempts fail •How alcohol effects a person's body • TABC law enforcement and minor sting operations •  Alcohol poisoning information • Texas Dram Shop Act • Spotting sexual assault drugs • Private club rules
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Texas DSHS Approved Food Handler Course Topics

General overview of food safety •Who enforces food safety rules • Identifying food-borne illness and what causes it• Why I need to get 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

TABC Contact Information

TABC Postal Address
P.O. Box 13127
Austin, TX 78711
TABC Website

Food Safety Contact Information

Texas DSHS
P.O. Box 149347
Austin TX 78714
Texas DSHS Website


We began in 1998 as a training company that conducted live TABC Certification in Texas way back before anyone even heard of taking online classes. We have an extensive background in the food and beverage industry. In 2003 we formed a partnership with 360Training /learn2Serve. We offer online Responsible Beverage Service Training, Food Manager Certification, Food Handler Training,  ANSI accredited Food Handler, and Underground Storage Tank (UST) training in every state. Quality courses and top notch customer service is our mission statement. We thank you for choosing us.
Thomas L. Conrad
President / CEO

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