Alcohol Personal Licence Holder

Alcohol Personal Licence Holder

The alcohol licensing laws of the United Kingdom regulate the sale and consumption of alcohol. Any organisation, business or individual who wishes to sell alcohol must have a licence. This is obtained from a Licensing Authority.

This course is intended to provide you with the knowledge you need to complete the test to become a personal licence holder. It covers all the major topics relating to UK licencing law, responsibilities and penalties for breaching these. It also looks in detail at the issue of age verification including an interactive element to support learning in this area.

Approved by CPD, Laser awards & Insitute of Hospitality - Duration 90 mins* - £125.00

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, you should be able to;

  • Understand the law and licensing
  • Understand the different types of licenses available
  • Know how to complete a licensing application
  • Describe the licensing authority's powers and what they can do.

Who should take this course

This course is suitable for anyone who works in, or wants to have a career in the hospitality industry who wants to open up promotion opportunities or to move into a role that requires a personal licence.

Course Content

Module Module Description
1 Introduction
2 Premises License
3 Personal licences and club premises certificates
4 Dealing with licensing authorities
5 Types of businesses selling alcohol
6 Representations and mandatory conditions
7 Licensing authority powers
8 Children and under 18s
9 Responsibility in alcohol retailing



Each module will have a set of questions you must answer correctly in order to successfully finish that module.

You will be asked 55 multiple choice questions and must achieve a pass mark of 70%. They are marked automatically as you progress so you will know whether you have passed the section before moving on to the next.


All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course, you will be sent an electronic quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

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