Personal Licence (APLH ) Training Courses

The Personal Licence Training Course teaches individuals about the law and is part of the process for obtaining a Personal Alcohol Licence.

Course NAME

Personal Licence (APLH )

DURATION 1-day
FROM £69.99
MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
ELIGIBILITY 18+ years
ASSESSMENT

Multiple Choice Exam (40 questions)

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Personal Licence Training Course Details

The Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders, also known as the APLH Licence, is the basic requirement for selling alcohol within a retail environment. The Personal Licence Training Course leads to the Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders. This ensures that hospitality workers, bar staff and event managers have attained the necessary skills and qualifications to operate legally, whilst also maintaining a safe environment for their customers, employees and co-workers.

 

APLH Personal Licence course is a statutory requirement for people involved in the sale of alcohol. It ensures people do so responsibly, as well as maintain standards to minimise alcohol abuse.

 

 

This course will provide you with the relevant training and accreditation required to legally sell and authorise the sale of alcohol at any licensed premises in England and Wales for those looking to pursue a career in hospitality and the bar industry.

One of the key skills that the Personal Licence course (APLH) provides is the ability to understand and implement the requirements of the Licensing Act within the workplace.

 

The sale of alcohol without the approved authorisation carries a maximum penalty on conviction of a fine of £20,000 and/or 6 months imprisonment.

 

How can I get the Personal Licence?

Getting your Personal Licence may seem like a long-winded process. A detailed application process guide is available in Application process section on this page. The process, in summary, can be broken into 3 simple steps: 

  • Step 1: Book and attend Personal Licence course
  • Step 2: Get certified by passing the course.
  • Step 3: Complete the licence application which will be available from your local council's website.
 

Personal Licence Training Content

The Personal Licence Training Course runs over 1-day and is divided into the following units:

  • Licensing authorities
  • Personal and premises licences
  • Operating schedules
  • Permitted temporary activities
  • Unauthorised licensable activities
  • Police powers and rights of entry
  • Legal and social responsibilities of the personal licence holder
  • Illegal drugs, the effects of alcohol and disorderly conduct
  • Protection of children

Personal Licence Training Assessment

At the end of your training, a 40-question multiple choice exam will be conducted. The questions on this exam are covered on your course. 

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Locations
Available Dates
Price
Birmingham
£104.99
Bristol
£104.99
Cardiff
£104.99
Chatham
£104.99
Chelmsford
£104.99
Ipswich
£104.99
Leeds
£104.99
Leicester
£104.99
Liverpool
£104.99
London-Central
£104.99
London-Croydon
£104.99
London-East Ham
£104.99
London-Enfield
£104.99
London-Finsbury Park
£104.99
London-Mile-End
£104.99
London-Oxford Circus
£104.99
London-Stratford
£104.99
London-Wembley
£104.99
London-Willesden Green
£104.99
London-Wood Green
£104.99
Manchester
£104.99
Milton Keynes
£104.99
Newcastle NE1
£104.99
Norwich
£104.99
Nottingham
£104.99
Portsmouth
£104.99
Sheffield
£104.99
Slough
£104.99

Personal Licence Application process

You must apply to the licensing authority of the district or borough in which you live, not where you work. You can find your local authority by entering your postcode here.

The requirements for a successful Personal Licence application are as follows:

  • Correctly filled personal licence application
  • Two passport photos - one of these must be endorsed
  • Original Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders certificate
  • Proof of entitlement to work in the UK
  • Disclosure of criminal convictions and declaration
  • Application fee

The application fee is usually £37. You may post the completed application to the Licencing Team at the local authority. Some local councils also accept walk-in applications.

Most personal licence applications take a maximum of 20 working days to be processed. 

FAQs

All personal licences issued after the 1st of April 2015 run indefinitely unless cancelled, forfeited or surrendered.

You need a personal licence to authorise the sale or supply of alcohol under The Licensing Act 2003

To get your personal licence, the first step is to attend and pass the 1-day personal licence course. Once you pass and receive your certificate, you can apply via your local licensing authority (usually your local council)

At the end of the course you will be required to sit a 40-question multiple choice examination

Certficates are dispachted 4 - 6 weeks after successful course completion via Royal Mail. We aim to post your certificate within 2 days after receiving it from your training provider. We will send you an email once we have dispatched your certificate. If you opted for Secured Delivery, your certificate will be posted with a service requiring your signature

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