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Level 2 Personal Licence Holder & Accredited Exam

This eLearning course is designed for anyone already working in or preparing to work in any role that involves the sale of alcohol.



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Course Description

What’s It About?

In accordance with The Licensing Act 2003 (England and Wales), licensed premises must have at least one personal licence holder. This course covers the knowledge required to achieve a Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders qualification.

After completing this eLearning course, you must also complete an online invigilated examination to gain the full accredited qualification. Candidates must be over the age of 18 and be able to produce ID when attending the examination.

Who’s It For?

This online Personal Licence Holders course is designed for those working in or are preparing to work in any role that involves the sale of alcohol. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

This course is perfect for anyone who wishes to sell alcohol in England or Wales.

You are not required to have a personal licence to be employed in a pub or other business that sells alcohol.

What Does It Cover?

  • Alcohol licensing overview.
  • Understanding the premises licence.
  • Applying for a personal licence.
  • Alcohol and its effects.
  • The personal licence holder’s role.
  • Protecting children from alcohol.
  • Governing licensed premises.

How Long Does It Take?

This Personal Licence Holders course will typically take 3 – 4 hours to complete. However, as this Personal Licence Holders training is hosted online, candidates can complete one module at a time at a pace to suit them.

Who Is It Accredited By?

This Personal Licence Holders online course is accredited by Highfield Qualifications, the UK’s leading regulated qualifications provider.

How Does It Work?

Our eLearning programmes are available on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs, Macs and laptops. All you need is an Internet connection. Candidates log on to the Learner Management System and work their way through the course. Included in the course are scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Our courses simplify even the most complex subjects through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage candidates. The key elements of our eLearning courses are:

  • interactive exercises and gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market-leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

How’s It Assessed?

This online Personal Licence Holders course is assessed by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course. Candidates must score 100% to pass.

If the candidate does not achieve 100% the first time, they will be taken back to review the module they have struggled with. They can then retry the multiple-choice questions as many times as necessary to pass the course.

They will receive an electronic copy of your certificate immediately upon completion of the course. This certificate may be printed and used as evidence that you have been trained in personal licencing laws.

Please Note

The eLearning Personal Licence Holders course alone does not provide a qualification. To gain the full qualification to achieve the recognised Level 2 Award in Personal Licence Holders qualification, you must sit an invigilated examination. The cost of this course does include the cost of the remotely invigilated online examination.