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Alcohol Personal Licence Holder

CPD, Laser Awards & Institute of Hospitality Approved

The alcohol licensing laws of the United Kingdom 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.

Course Description

This course starts with an overview of UK alcohol licensing laws and the importance of promoting the four key licensing 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 licensed premises.

It’ll also look in detail at the major issue of age verification – and you’ll learn about the licensing laws and best practices as they apply to children and under 18s.

Finally, it outlines the responsibilities involved in alcohol retailing including drinking guidelines and how to avoid and reduce conflict.

Target Audience

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.


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.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this one include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 1 Introduction 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 2 Premises Licences 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 3 Personal Licences and Club Premises Certificates 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 4 Dealing With Licensing Authorities 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 5 Types of Businesses Selling Alcohol 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 6 Representations and Mandatory Conditions 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 7 Licensing Authority Powers 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 8 Children and Under 18s 70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder 9 Responsibility in Alcohol Retailing 70

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


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).

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