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Tennessee Server Permit Training Program– What You Need to Know


Tennessee Server Permit Training Program– What You Need to Know

As of May 2023, Responsible Training has been approved as an official provider of the Tennessee Server Permit Training Course. The course is now live on the site and available for purchase.

This new training course is designed for those who need to obtain their Tennessee alcohol server certification, including those with liquor licenses, permit holders, and their employees.

The course provides the latest information on alcohol service laws and regulations in Tennessee. The self-paced online material is approximately two hours in length and provides comprehensive training on Tennessee alcohol laws, including the requirements for responsible alcohol service.

Responsible Training is committed to providing the highest quality alcohol server training available. The course is put together by experienced industry professionals and provides participants with all the information they need to pass the Tennessee Server Permit exam.

Who Needs This Training?

If you work at an establishment that holds an On-Premise Consumption License (Liquor-by-the-Drink License) in Tennessee, then you are required to obtain a Alcohol Server Permit Training Course certification to serve liquor, wine and high gravity beer.

Given how quick and simple it is to obtain this certification, it’s a good idea for anyone working in one of these roles to get certified as soon as possible. In fact, even if you don’t yet have a job in this industry, getting your certification in advance is easy, affordable, and can give you a leg up when applying for positions.

So why wait? If you’re looking to work in the food and beverage industry in Tennessee, make sure you get your Professuional Server Permit Training Course certification. It’s the law!

Where Can You Get It?

Tennessee alcohol servers can obtain their Server Permit certification simply by taking our course and passing the exam. Responsible Training is an online leader in this space, offering similar courses and training programs for many states across the country.

You can count on our training course to be easy to use, accurate, and provide all the information you need to get certified.

Other Features & Good-to-Knows of the Training

The Server Permit Training Course is a great way to learn everything you need to know about serving alcohol responsibly. The course is self-paced, so you can complete it at your own speed. And, it's targeted specifically at helping you obtain your Server Permit certificate in the state of Tennessee.

As you might expect, the materials are aligned with what you will need to know to pass that test. Some of the key themes that will come up in the training and the test include the risks of serving alcohol to minors, the dangers of over-serving and how to avoid it, and more.

All major credit cards are accepted for payment, so you can get started right away. And, no prior education is needed for this training program. If you're looking for a way to get your Alcohol Server Permit certificate in Tennessee, this training course is a great option.

For more information or to purchase the course, please visit the product page here.


Responsible Training is proud to offer the Tennessee Server Permit Training Course. This new training course is self-paced, accessible on any device, and provides the latest information on alcohol service laws and regulations in Tennessee.

It also covers responsible serving practices, identification checks, and intervention techniques. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a temporary certificate of completion. Within 21 days of course completion, your official certificate will become available through the RLPS website. For more information or to purchase the course, please visit the product page here.

People Also Ask

How do I get Server Permit certified?
The best way to become alcohol Server Permit certified in Tennessee is to take Responsible Training’s all-inclusive self-paced online course.

You must obtain an RLPS Application # before you take this course. If you have not already completed this application, you can find it here.

How much does Server Permit training cost?
Responsible Training Courses vary depending on the geographic location needed for certification. Our Course Catalog has specific information about all our courses and the states in which they are offered. The cost of this course includes the $15 registration fee paid to the TABC.

What is the Server Permit training program?
The alcohol Server Permit training program is a self-paced course that covers all the basics of Tennessee Server Permit training.

How long is the Server Permit course?
The Server Permit course is self-paced. Some may choose to complete the course in one sitting, while others may take their time and complete it over a few days or weeks. There is no set time limit to finish the course. The total course time is usually a couple of hours. All training must be completed within 6 months of registering.

Who takes Server Permit training?
Everyone who works in a Tennessee establishment that serves alcohol in an on-premise setting is required to take Server Permit training. This includes bartenders, servers, managers, and other staff members.

How long is Server Permit certification good for?
Certification is valid for five years after passing the exam.

How many questions are on the Server Permit exam?
The alcohol Server Permit exam consists of 25 questions. Servers must answer at least 70% of questions correctly to receive a passing grade. You have 2 opportunities to take the final exam. However, you must contact us to unlock the exam if you do not pass your first attempt.

Do all employees need to be Server Permit certified?
If there is a possibility of a staff member serving alcohol, they need the training. Anyone who works as a manager for a business that serves alcohol will need to have this certification, as well.


  1. Responsible Training – Tennessee Alcohol Server Training
  2. Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission