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We’re proud to offer APLH personal licence courses with a High Pass rate for candidates attending our Exams. We have two Main Centres in London and Leeds City Centre.

What is the Award for Personal Licence Holders?

Under the Licensing Act 2003, anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol will have to hold a personal licence. In order to qualify for a personal licence an applicant must hold a licensing qualification which is: – Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited and Government approved. Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders, is both QCF accredited and Government approved, and has been specifically designed to meet the statutory requirements of the Licensing Act 2003.

The Personal Licence Holders offers an up-to-date qualification that is in line with industry needs and presents an opportunity for individuals to progress onto the Level 3 Award for Designated Premises Supervisors.

The Personal Licence Holders is a one unit award and all the learning objectives of this unit are mandatory to achieve the qualification.

The aims of this qualification are to enable candidates to develop

  • an understanding of the system of licensing and control in respect of licensed premises and licensable activities
  • an understanding of the legal and social roles and responsibilities of Personal Licence Holders
  • a knowledge of the minimum legislation requirements and basic operating procedures in licence premises
  • an understanding of the licensing objectives and of the Personal Licence Holders’ legal and social responsibilities in respect of the responsible use of alcohol, reducing crime and disorder, preventing drug use and drug dealing and the protection of children