Alcohol Licensing Qualifications Personal Licence Training

Published on May 11th, 2016 | by Dean Carr

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Approved Alcohol Licensing Qualifications

Licensing Qualifications for England & Wales

You must hold an accredited alcohol licensing qualification before making an application for a personal licence to a Licensing Authority in England or Wales.

The aim of the personal licensing qualification is to ensure licence holders are aware of licensing law and the wider social responsibilities attached to the sale of alcohol.

The government has published details of the course syllabus which is available on their
website: www.culture.gov.uk

Accredited personal licence qualification providers: The Secretary of State has accredited the following personal licence qualifications under the Licensing Act 2003:

British Institute of Inn Inn Keeping

  • BIIAB (QCF Recognition number RN5118)
  • Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
  • Qualification accreditation number 501/1494/3
  • Website: www.bii.org
  • Telephone: 01276 684 449
  • Email: qualifications@bii.org
  • Address: BIIAB, Wessex House, 80 Park Street, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3PT

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

  • CIEH (QFC recognition number RN5248)
  • Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
  • Qualification accreditation number 601/2104/X
  • Website: http://www.cieh.org
  • Telephone: 0207 827 5800
  • Email: customerservices@cieh.org
  • Address: Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, Chadwick Ct, 15 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ

Education Development International

  • EDI (QCF Recognition number RN5134)
  • Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
  • Qualification accreditation number 500/9146/3
  • Website: www.ediplc.com
  • Telephone: 0247 651 6500
  • Email: enquires@ediplc.com
  • Address: Qualifications and processing centre, International House, Siskin Parkway East, Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry, CV3 4PE

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance

  • HABC (QCF Recognition number RN5219)
  • Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
  • Qualification accreditation number 500/9974/7
  • Website: www.highfieldabc.com
  • Telephone: 0845 226 0350
  • Email: info@highfieldabc.com
  • Address: Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance Ltd, Highfield House, Sidings Court, Lakeside, Doncaster, DN4 5NL.

Northern Council for Further Education

  • NCFE (QCF Recognition number RN5156)
  • Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
  • Qualification accreditation number 600/1323/0
  • Website: www.ncfe.org.uk
  • Telephone: 0191 239 8000
  • Email: info@ncfe.org.uk
  • Address: Citygate, St James’ Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JE

Scottish Qualifications Authority

  • SQA (QCF Recognition number RN5167)
  • Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
  • Qualification accreditation number 600/1269/9
  • Website: www.sqa.org.uk
  • Telephone 0845 279 1000
  • E-mail: customer@sqa.org.uk
  • Address: The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street Glasgow G2 8DQ

Approved Alcohol Licensing Qualifications
Please note an awarding body has the right to change or suspend a qualification at anytime although this list was correct at time of press this may alter.

If you are looking to attend a personal licence training course there is a course finder attached to this website. Simply type in your Post Code to find your nearest location or alternatively you can call the number below to speak to an advisor during normal office working hours.

Easybook Nunmber 01242-222188
 
 
 
 
 

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Dean Carr

Dean has been involved in alcohol licensing for over 20 years and has helped many independent retailers and corporate clients obtain a licence to sell alcohol or offer late night refreshment, regulated entertainment from all sorts of premises. Dean writes articles for various trade related blogs and is currently Managing Director of the PLT group of companies who run APLH and SCPLH personal alcohol licence courses nationwide. You can contact Dean or a member of his expert licensing team on: 01242 222 188



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