BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders Course
The BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders is the government approved qualification required by anyone wishing to apply to their local authority for a Personal Licence to sell alcohol.
A Personal Licence allows the holder to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol in England, Wales and the Scilly Isles. This is in conjunction with any premises which holds a Premises Licence, Club Premises Certificate or Temporary Event Notice (TEN) for the retail ‘Sale of Alcohol’.
To sell alcohol, a premises with a Premises Licence must also have one person appointed as the Designate Premises Supervisor. A Designated Premises Supervisor MUST have a Personal Licence.
Operating a Premises without meeting the legal criteria could lead to prosecution. If convicted, an individual could receive a penalty of up to a £20,000 fine and/or 6 months imprisonment.
Personal Licence Course & APLH Qualification
The BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) is the government approved qualification and is the one most widely recognised in the retail and hospitality industry. It applies to all sectors from shops to pubs and restaurants, including online alcohol sales.
- Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders / APLH
- The Licensing Act 2003 & Key Licensable activities
- Applying For A Personal Licence
- Duties of a Personal Licence holder
- The Premises Licence – applications, reviews
- The Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)
- Temporary Events Notices (TEN)
- Police powers, Responsible Authorities and rights of entry
- Protection of children from harm
- Nature of alcohol and social responsibilities
The Exam – Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
To achieve the Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH), an individual is assessed through a 40 minute, 40 question multiple-choice exam; Individuals must obtain a minimum of 28 correct answers, out of 40, to pass and to be awarded their APLH certificate. The original certificate is required to make an application for a Personal Licence.
The APLH exam is invigilated by our expert trainers following the BII approved exam process, answer papers are securely collated and sent to the BII for assessment. Results are usually available within 2 working days.