personal licence holders (APLH)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (RQF)


Who requires this qualification?

Any business licensed to sell alcohol, including small pubs, retailers, large night clubs, cafés, restaurants, hotels and sports facilities, is required by law to have at least one personal licence holder. To become a personal licence holder, an individual should obtain a regulated personal licence holders qualification. A personal licence allows the holder to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol. A personal licence is also needed to apply to become a designated premises supervisor (DPS). Licensed premises can have more than one personal licence holder.

Why this qualification?

Our awarding body is the leading provider of regulated compliance qualifications in the UK, certificating over 350,000 learners a year. We’re extremely proud to be an approved centre and offer industry-recognised qualifications that will enhance your career prospects.

Where can this course be taken?

At our certified tuition centre in Bolton or via distance learning.

Distance Learning?

This qualification can be either done as a day course within the classroom, or via distance learning. If the learner wishes to conduct the learning in the comfort of their own home and at a speed they feel comfortable with then this would be a better option. Having completed the distance learning the learner will just attend our centre and complete a MCQ examination to ensure the knowledge is fully understood.


What does this qualification cover?

 Topics include:

understanding the application process
for a personal licence
your legal duties as a personal licence holder
the roles, responsibilities and functions of
licensing authorities
the licensing objectives and why they’re
so important
how the nature and strength of alcohol
can affect your customers
the law related to protecting children on a licensed premises
the powers held by the police and other authorities