5 benefits of online training in the time of COVID

onlineTAMCardWe are all adapting to a new normal as we continue to practice social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. While we are all looking for ways to keep our distance and stay safe, that can cause extra anxiety. TAM Card® requirements for hospitality workers haven’t changed, so how to adapt?

The obvious answer is – complete your training online!

We are often asked if our online TAM® course meets the same requirements as the classroom course. The answer is YES. Here are some additional benefits of an online alcohol awareness course:

Stay Socially Distance

Taking your TAM® course online is an easy way to limit your exposure to others. You don’t have to worry about sharing classroom space with others for several hours. You can launch the online course, anytime, from anywhere.

More Convenient

Online training is convenient. It is just that simple! You’ll receive the same great training you would in our classroom – without worrying about finding the best instructor or arranging a schedule for commuting to class.

Available Anytime 24/7

Night and weekend shifts shouldn’t stop you from finding a convenient time to take your course. Taking the time to attend a class after a long day at work or on a Saturday morning isn’t always appealing. With online training, you can work through the course 24/7. Go at your own pace, take a break, and save your progress. You can always return later to finish up.

More Affordable

One of the best benefits of online TAM® training is the price. While our traditional classroom course costs $35, you can take your training online for just $24.95. There is NO additional fee when you visit our office to pick up your official TAM Card®. In a time when we are all watching our budgets, this is a great way to save.

Same Great Service

Our friendly staff is still available to assist you with any questions you have about the TAM course. Feel free to e-mail us at tamsupport@tamnevada.com or give us a call at (702) 545-6664 and let us know how we can help.

TAM of Nevada Releases New Mobile-Friendly Online Alcohol Awareness Course

TAM_Course_2018It’s here! TAM of Nevada has launched a new and improved version of the online alcohol awareness training course. The new TAM Card course offers students easier navigation and improved overall experience with a sleek HTML5 design. Whether using a computer, tablet, or smart phone, it will be easier for students to take their training anywhere, at any time.

We reviewed feedback from our students and designed the updated course to meet their needs. In addition to a more mobile-friendly course, students will find a fresh new look and feel. Updated course videos and animations will keep things fresh and interesting. Animated videos are larger and clearer. Navigation buttons and interactive games are easier to use on a tablet or mobile device. And, we kept all of the great features and content from the original. The course is still self-paced. Busy students can continue to log in and out, to finish the course at their own pace.

TAM of Nevada students handle over 17 million sales transactions every year. The training they receive on safe beverage service, I.D. checking, and alcohol management help them to make sure those sales transactions are safe and legal.

We look forward to seeing future and returning online students, and we’d love to hear what you think of the new course. Please contact us with any questions or comments and keep the conversation going.

TAM of Nevada Now Offering Online Nevada Marijuana Compliance Course

NMC CourseIt’s official! In July 2017 legal recreational marijuana sales began across the state of Nevada. Do you know all of the new rules that can affect you? You can now register for the 30-minute online Nevada Marijuana Compliance Course to get up to speed on what’s new and need to know.

TAM of Nevada is offering this brand new online course, developed by O/E Learning. This new course can help you prepare for new and coming changes in the legal cannabis industry here in Nevada.

This training is the perfect introduction for employees of marijuana-based businesses, or for anyone who wants to learn more about the ins and outs of this new industry and laws. This interactive course includes fun animated scenarios and practical information for sales professionals.

While Nevada regulations are still in flux and may not be completely defined until sometime in 2018, this course gives you the foundation you need to be prepared. Objectives include:

  1. Understand the laws for legal possession and use of marijuana in Nevada.
  2. Recognize and recite the effects of marijuana, and the synergistic effects when combined with other drugs.
  3. Perform a successful I.D. check or diligent inquiry.
  4. Recognize the signs of visible intoxication for marijuana sales professionals.

Visit the TAM of Nevada website to learn more and get enrolled!

TAM of Nevada Now Offering Final Exams for Students at Mesquite Gaming

Good news for TAM® students in Mesquite! There are now two separate Mesquite locations to take your alcohol awareness test and obtain your TAM Card. Beginning next Monday, November 2, we will be proctoring exams for online students at Mesquite Gaming every Monday from 2:00pm-4:00pm and every Friday from 8:00am-10:00am at 850 W Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite, NV 89027. Proctoring is by appointment only. To schedule your exam, please call (702) 346-4041.

The process for Mesquite students is simple:

  1. Sign up for the online TAM® class. One of the biggest benefits of completing your training online is that the course is available to you 24/7, any time day or night.
  2. Once you’ve completed the course online, make an appointment and visit Mesquite Gaming for a short exam. There is no additional cost to you to take your exam. Come prepared with a picture I.D. to prove your identity, such as a driver’s license or passport. For more examples of accepted forms of ID, visit the TAM website.
  3. Smile! After you complete your exam, we’ll take your picture for your TAM® Card. You’ll be TAM®-certified and ready to work immediately after passing your exam.

We will also continue to offer alcohol awareness classes and exam proctoring on the third Wednesday of every month at the Virgin River Hotel & Casino in Mesquite. Visit the schedule page of our website for more details and to find a class time that works for you.