Personal Licence Training
There are many training providers who offer the Award for Personal Licence Holders course including the British Institute of Innkeeping (BIIAB), Highfield and EDI.
The syllabus for the course has been set by the Government and covers:
– The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities within the framework of the licensing objectives
– The application process for a personal licence
– The role and legal responsibilities of the personal licence holder, and the penalties relating to failure to comply with the law
– The premises licence
– The content and purpose of operating schedules
– The role and duties of the designated premises supervisor
– Unauthorised licensable activities
– Permitted temporary licensable activities
– Rights of entry to licensed premises
– Police powers regard to suspension and closure of licensed premises
– The specific prohibitions for the sale of alcohol
– The strengths of alcoholic drinks, and the effects of alcohol on the human body
– The protection of children from harm
– The responsible retail sale of alcohol
How long is the training course? The course is designed to be completed in one day (although longer tuition or self-study options are available through colleges and other training providers.)
Examination & Assessment: The exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions. There is a requirement to obtain 28 out of 40 to pass the course.
Documents required: You will be required to bring ID documents to undertake the examination such as a valid passport or photo driving licence.
Results: are usually available the next working day, after 4 pm.
Once you have passed the course and obtained your Certificate you will be able to apply for your Personal Licence. The Application for a Personal Licence is completely by way of an Application form, Disclosure of Convictions form, CRB check, two photos and your Certificate all of which are sent to the Local Authority where you live.