Sheriff Cards and Health Cards
Are you prepared to work in Las Vegas? Before you can work in Nevada in the hotel, gaming, food and beverage industry, you must obtain three cards:
- TAM Card (also called Alcohol Awareness Card) — Required for anyone who works at an establishment where they sell or serve alcoholic beverages, and also for security guards. This includes cashiers who check I.D. and sell beer and wine products. To get a The process is simple, and TAM employees are in the office six days a week to help you get your card in the most convenient way possible! Enroll in an online or classroom course now.
- Sheriff’s Card (Work Card/Work Permit) — required for all positions in a gaming establishment and many other work places. The purpose of the Work Card is to document, investigate and license all employees of the gaming industry. Unlike TAM and Food Handler Cards, you cannot obtain a Work Card before you have landed a job. Work Cards are issued by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.
- Health Card (also called Food Handler Card) — required for anyone who works in a food establishment such as a restaurant or bar. This includes kitchen staff, servers, managers, and anyone who could come into contact with food, ice, beverages, utensils, etc. To get a Food Handler Card, you must take an online food safety training course at the Nevada Health District website, and then visit their office to pick up your card.
The official online course to get your TAM Card. Complete the course on your computer, tablet, or smart phone.
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