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Classroom-Style Courses

Instructor Certification: TABC Server Permit / On-Premise

Who Should Take This Course:

People who want to teach employees in restaurants, clubs, bars, hotels and lounges about responsible beverage service
Nonprofit coalitions that teach alcohol awareness courses for community education purposes

Eligibility Requirements:

You must be at least 21 years old.
You must give permission to TopShelf for a TBI background check, conducted at your expense.

TopShelf Certificate of Completion
TopShelf certificate of completion allows you to:

Obtain certification from the TABC to teach classes that certify students for permits OR
Teach classes for community education purposes only and not for student certification

Length of Course: 6-8 hours

This is a TABC-certified course for people who want to either teach certification classes for employees or teach community alcohol awareness courses. You will learn how to:

Equip servers, bartenders and managers with the knowledge they need to serve alcohol legally and responsibly
Explain state-specific alcohol laws
Use the TopShelf proprietary CODES of carding, a five-step process to help you properly examine an ID

What You’ll Learn:
Learn how to conduct a class from a instructor’s viewpoint and experience a class from a student’s perspective. At the end of the class, you will be able to:

Recognize how legal liability affects employees and employers
Recognize the employee’s role in alcohol service and public safety
Understand alcohol’s effects, including blood alcohol concentration, absorption and elimination
Recognize intoxicated individuals
Recognize acceptable IDs in your state
Accurately check IDs to prevent underage sales
Refuse alcohol service and handle difficult situations

Class Information:
The course includes:

Your Instructor Kit and the cost of your certification class
Submission of your certification letter to state, city or county boards (additional state, city/county fees may apply)

The program materials contain a minimum of three hours and up to eight hours of teachable information. At completion, you are eligible to purchase TopShelf Responsible Beverage Service student materials for $14.50 each (must be ordered in multiples of 10).

Price: $475

Register for this class: Contact us at topshelfedu.com for registration information for individuals and nonprofit coalitions.