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Personal licence holder - Level 2 (exam included)

Course type and examination board

E-learning. Remote invigilation and e-exam provided by Highfield Qualifications.

Course description

This course provides learners with the necessary learning to complete the level 2 award for personal licence holders.

This includes:

  • a full overview of alcohol licensing
  • applying for an alcohol licence
  • alcohol and its effects
  • personal licence holder responsibilities
  • protecting vulnerable people from alcohol
  • working in partnership
  • licensing for temporary events
  • understanding prohibitions and exemptions

Course content

  • Module objective
  • High quality colour images and illustrations
  • In-course quick reviews
  • End of course test

Course coverage

  • Identify the benefits to society for licensing legislation
  • Identify the key provisions of the 2003 Licensing Act
  • Differentiate between a personal and premises licence
  • Identify which premises and individuals require a licence
  • Explain what a temporary events notice is
  • State the body responsible for issuing licenses
  • Outline the responsibilities of the Premises Licence Holder, Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS), and Personal Licence Holder
  • List the benefits of holding a personal licence
  • State the period of validity for personal and premises licenses

The course requires learners to take a one-hour exam.

Once the course exam has been successfully completed and a certificate received, applicants can apply for a personal licence from their local authority. The current fee for a personal licence is £37.

Additional information

Log-in details for your e-learning will be provided usually within three working days of booking. Access to the course is available for twelve months from the date you are sent the log-in details.

Once you have completed your e-Learning, you will need to contact us to arrange the date and time of your e-exam. As bookings are on a live system, at least three options are required.

To be able to take the exam in the place of your choosing, you will be required to provide photographic ID and will need the following:

  • WiFi
  • a private room
  • a PC / laptop with a front-facing camera and Chrome set as the default browser
  • an Android phone or iPhone with camera and video so that an app may be downloaded

We will email you with your joining instructions for the exam and invigilation by an external examiner. These include tests to ensure that your technology and equipment will support the exam set-up. The tests must be carried out at least 48 hours before the date and time of your exam. Failure to check / lack of connectivity on the exam date is likely to require you to re-book for which there will be an additional charge.

The pass mark for the exam is 70%. If you are unsuccessful, you are entitled to 2 attempts to re-sit the exam for which there will be an additional charge each time.

Cost: £114.00

Last updated 14 May 2024