Alcohol Personal Licence Holder Online Course

The alcohol licensing laws regulate the sale and consumption of alcohol. Any organisation, business or individual who wishes to sell alcohol must have a licence. This is obtained from a Licensing Authority

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Premises Licences

A premises licence can be used for the sale of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment, the provision of late night refreshment, or any combination of these activities. It can be used to authorise the sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on the premises (on-sales), off the premises (off-sales), or both. The premises licence details the operating conditions.

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Course Description

Alcohol Personal Licence Holder

This course starts with an overview of alcohol licensing laws and the importance of promoting the four key licencing objectives.

The three main types of licence are covered, including applications, conditions, representations, and reviews.

You'll learn about the legal duties of personal licence holders, and how to deal with Licensing Authorities, along with information relating to objections, fees and hearings.

The course will also discuss issues surrounding Temporary Event Notices, and mandatory conditions, which are compulsory for all licenced premises.


Alcohol Personal Licence Holder

Anyone working in, or wanting a career in the hospitality industry who wants to open up promotion opportunities or to move into a role that requires a personal licence.

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)

You have the option to upgrade to the fully accredited certificate which they will require to apply for their personal license. The online Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders is designed for those working in licensed premises and is a requirement for those wishing to apply for a Personal Licence.

To achieve the qualification you will need to book the test by emailing The process for getting them registered is very simple and just needs you to fill in the document that can currently be found in the links below this text.

Details required are full name, postcode, date of birth and dates when you are available to sit the online exam. 

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  • Module 1 - Introduction
  • Module 2 - Premises Licences
  • Module 3 - Personal Licences and Club Premises Certificates
  • Module 4 - Dealing With Licensing Authorities
  • Module 5 - Types of Businesses Selling Alcoho
  • Module 6 - Representations and Mandatory Conditions
  • Module 7 - Licensing Authority Powers
  • Module 8 - Children and Under 18s
  • Module 9 - Responsibility in Alcohol Retailing

Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).


Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life

Alcohol Personal Licence Holder


Other courses that would be useful for taking following this course include;

Drug Awareness,

Conflict Management 

Leadership skills.

Our RoSPA, IATP, CPD, IIRSM & IFE approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence.

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