What is the Scottish Personal Licence training course about?
The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) is a nationally recognised training qualification and candidates must have this before they can apply for their personal licence.
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This is a Level 5 qualification that will help you advance in your career prospects inside the licensed trade division in Scotland.
If you are based in Wales or England you will need to apply for the Personal Licence (APLH)
What does the course include?
This one-day course will provide you with all the relevant training and accreditation required to legally sell and authorise the sale of alcohol at any licensed premises in Scotland for those looking to pursue a career in hospitality and the bar industry.
This one-day course will provide each learner with a clear understanding of the framework of law and regulation that underpins the responsibilities of the personal licence holder.
This course also includes a multiple-choice question examination consiting of 40 questions.
To get started...
✅ Book your Scottish Personal Licence Training (SCPLH) course
✅ Complete the training
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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
Right of work in the UK
Disclosure of criminal convictions and declaration
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.