Level 2 Award for Personal License Holders (APLH)

Course Summary

Guided Learning Hours: 8

The Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders is a qualification aimed at anyone 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 and the legal responsibilities of a personal licence holder. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

Learning Outcome:

  • Understand the nature, purpose and period of validity of a personal licence
  • Understand the application process and legal duties when applying for a personal licence
  • Understand the legal duties of a personal licence holder
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities
  • Understand the licensing objectives and the importance of partnerships in promoting these objectives
  • Understand the nature and strength of alcohol and the effect on the body
  • Understand the law in relation to premises licences
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)
  • Understand the law in relation to Temporary Event Notices
  • Understand the rights and legal duties of the responsible persons in relation to operation of licensed premises
  • Understand the law in relation to the protection of children on licensed premises
  • Understand the powers of the police and other authorities in relation to licensed premises
  • Understand prohibitions and exemptions in relation to licensable activities

How the qualification is assessed:

This qualification is assessed through a 40-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 1 hour.

Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40.