Online Courses

Alcohol Personal Licence Holder

Course Description

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.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

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

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this one include; Drug Awareness, Conflict
Management and Leadership skills.

Course Overview

  • Duration

    90 mins
  • Number of lessons

  • Cost


Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder1Introduction70
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder2
Premises Licences
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder3
Personal Licences and Club Premises Certificates
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder4
Dealing With Licensing Authorities
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder5 Types of Businesses Selling Alcohol
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder6 Representations and Mandatory Conditions
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder7 Licensing Authority Powers
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder8 Children and Under 18s
Alcohol Personal Licence Holder9 Responsibility in Alcohol Retailing