Having a Personal Alcohol Licence is essential to serving alcohol to the public within a licence premises.
Throughout this course you will learn your roles and responsibilities as a personal licence holder. This includes gaining a deeper understanding of the licensing authorities, your rights to refuse entry or service and when it is appropriate to escalate to the powers of the police.
Specific prohibitions and alcohol strengths form a key part of practising responsible retail in the alcohol industry; and most importantly how to protect children from harm of alcohol.
Once the Personal Alcohol Licence Course is complete, the candidate will hold a licensing qualification with which they can apply for the Personal Licence.
Anyone who authorises the sale of alcohol to the public (as per the legal requirement in England and Wales) is required to have a suitable qualification.
The Personal Alcohol Licence Course includes:
? 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 and temporary licensable activities
? Rights of entry to licensed premises
? Police powers with 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 Assessment Style: Multiple choice questions
Recommended Training Materials: BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders Handbook or BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders Workbook
Qualification title: BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (QCF)
The Personal Alcohol Licence Course contributes towards membership is designed to equip learners with the knowledge related to alcohol legislation and responsible retailing at Level 2.
The recommended progression route is to Advanced Apprenticeship Standard in Hospitality, but this qualification will be valuable to any individual working in the Catering & Hospitality sector.
It will also open new doors in areas of learning and employment.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, but learners will be interviewed to ensure they have a reasonable chance of achievement and will be able to produce the required evidence.