alcohol licensing training courses

The law requires that anyone who sells or authorises the sale of alcohol to the public must hold a personal licence.

Individuals applying for a personal licence must hold an accredited licensing qualification and this training course is ideal for those working in, or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol and who wish to become a personal licence holder.


Highfield (HABC) Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (RQF)

Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to further learning areas, including: Qualifications for Designated Premises Supervisors and NVQs or apprenticeships in hospitality or retail.

Course Outline

The Alcohol Personal Licence course covers:

  • Purpose of a personal licence
  • The application process
  • Legal duties of a personal licence
  • Licensing law

Course Duration

The Alcohol Personal Licence course is a minimum of 10 hours of which 8 hours are guided learning hours.

Participant Restrictions

Students for the Alcohol Personal Licence training course must be a minimum of 18 years. A maximum of 12 students can attend each course.

Assessment and Marking

The qualification is assessed by a 1 hour multiple choice examination of 40 questions and candidates must achieve a score of at least 28  to pass.

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