Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) Level 2

Course Overview

Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) Level 2

Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence in England and Wales and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector.

This 1 day course should be taken by anyone who works in a role which requires them to authorise the sale of alcohol to the public (as per the legal requirements):

Designated premises supervisor (DPS)

  • Managers
  • Assistant Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Staff seeking promotion to one of these positions.

Topics covered

These include the nature, purpose and period of validity of a personal licence, the application process and legal duties when applying for a personal licence, the legal duties of a personal licence holder, the roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities, the nature and strength of alcohol and the effect on the body and the law in relation to premises licences.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals working in, or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 10 hours and of this 8 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH) so can be delivered in one day.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

If you are interested and would like to find out more about it, give us a call on 01204 859 859 or fill out our contact form here.

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