(1) Certified Training Program. An alcohol
awareness program which has met all requirements and has been approved by the
(2) Commission. Unless
noted otherwise, all reference to the commission shall be to the Tennessee
Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
In-House Training Program. An alcohol awareness training program which is
presented exclusively to educate employees of a single business entity or
multiple locations/franchise under a common ownership interest.
(4) Law Enforcement Program. An alcohol
awareness program which is sponsored and taught by local law enforcement
personnel in the performance of their regular duties. Any person may attend
(5) Public Training
Program. An alcohol awareness program which is presented to educate individuals
regardless of employer affiliation. Such programs may be presented by either
nonprofit or for profit entities. Any trainer within a public training program
may choose to conduct the program only for his own employees.
(6) Server. Server is an individual required
to have a server permit.
Successful Completion of Program. To successfully complete a training program,
an individual must have attended five (5) hours of classroom instruction,
scored at least seventy percent (70%) on the written test (or higher if
required by the certified program), and paid the appropriate fees.
(8) Trainer. Individual designated by a
certified training program, and approved and certified by the Commission to
instruct an alcohol awareness program.
(9) Visibly Intoxicated. An impairment of an
individual's mental or physical faculties as a result of drug and/or alcohol
consumption accompanied by a perceptible act, series of acts, or by the
appearance of an individual which clearly demonstrates such
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original rule filed January
31, 1997; effective April 16, 1997. Amendment repealing and replacing the rule
was filed March 10, 2010; effective June 8,
Authority: T.C.A. §§
57-3-212(c); 57-3-710(5); 57-4-201.