ALPH Personal License Holders Certificate

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Under the Licensing Act 2003, anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

This accredited, nationally recognised level 2 qualification is designed for those working in, or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. It is a prerequisite for anyone who wishes to hold a personal licence.

Persons gaining this qualification will understand the main requirements of the Licensing Act 2003, the importance of promoting the licensing objectives and the legal responsibilities of a personal licence holder.

Qualification details and validity

The qualification (England and Wales RQF level 2) has no expiry date, although it is always recommended that learners stay up to date with current practice. The course consists of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of theoretical and group activities.

Course syllabus

The course syllabus includes… Legislation | What is a personal license | Applying for a personal license | Legal duties of a personal license holder | Licensing authorities | Licensing objectives | Alcohol | Premises licenses | The Designated Premises Supervisor | Temporary Event Notices | Operation of licensed premises | Prohibitions and exemptions

Assessment and certification

The instructor will monitor learners’ understanding throughout the session(s), and the course is assessed via a multiple choice question paper. The qualification will be issued to those who meet the assessment criteria.

Age restrictions and group sizes

A maximum of 14 students are allowed per instructor, the qualification is available for learners aged 18+.

Training options (open courses, off-peak and on-site training)
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Our open course dates…

We don’t have any open courses planned at present.

If we don’t have a suitable date listed, you can register your interest in future courses or get in touch to enquire about on-site training.