Alcohol and Tobacco Awareness 4 Dummies instructor is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services to conduct this program. When finished, participants receive an official Texas Certificate of Completion to meet requirements of Municipal, Justice and other courts. This eight-hour program is conducted in four, two-hour sessions over two weeks. This schedule presents a challenge to families, but all should know it is mandated by Texas law. A shorter, more convenient schedule from an non certified program will not be accepted in court.