Scottish Licensing (7104)

Last Updated: 03 Jun 2019
To hold a licence to sell or serve alcohol in Scotland, you need a recognised qualification, and to work in Scottish licensed premises you must have sufficient training .

These short courses give licence holders the skills they need. The licence holders' qualification covers both Off Sales (shops) and On Sales (pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants).

The refresher qualification is for those licence holders who now need to update their learning to ensure they can continue to hold a licence.
The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders is for anyone applying for a licence to sell or serve alcohol in Scotland.

Students for this qualification must be aged 18 years or older. This is a requirement of the Scottish licencing authorities.

The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (Refresher) is for anyone who holds a current PLH qualification and needs to update their learning in order to continue to hold a full licence.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You'll cover things like:

  • the different types of licence in Scotland, and the roles and responsibilities of licensing organisations and licence holders
  • regulations (such as licensing hours and age limits) and the penalties for breaking them
  • conflict situations and how to manage them
  • the effects of alcohol on society and health
  • sensible drinking and misconceptions about alcohol.

You'll learn in a group with your training provider. After the training, you'll complete an online test or a written paper that takes no more than 45 minutes.

Is this level right for me?

These qualifications are ideal if  you are applying for a licence to sell alcohol, or you work or want to work anywhere that sells alcohol. You need a recognised qualification showing you have the skills and knowledge for these responsible roles.

What Careers Can This Lead To?
After taking the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders you're qualified to apply for and hold a personal licence so your establishment can serve or sell alcohol.
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

You will deliver the qualification in a classroom setting. Learners are assessed through a short online test or paper exam.

To find all the resource requirements, download the course handbooks from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Additional information for centres

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

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