Training in Scotland

On the 1st February 2008 the new licensing Act came into force in Scotland. The new Scottish Licensing Act became Law on the 1st September 2009. The law states that all premises in Scotland now require a personal licence holder to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol from licensed premises. Under paragraph 6 of schedule 3 of the Scottish licensing Act the law also states all members of staff who are not personal licence holders are required to achieve a level of competence in retailing alcohol. This means all members of staff must have a basic level of training on the new liquor licensing laws for Scotland.

Our sponsors, Personal Licence Training Ltd, specialise in providing alcohol/liquor licence training to the hospitality retail industry throughout Scotland.

Licence training courses in Scotland

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH):

PLT run regular liquor licence training courses throughout Scotland for the Scottish certificate for personal licence holders (SCPLH) The awarding body for the SCPLH qualification is Education Development International. The qualification is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (Regulatory) at Level 5 in the Scottish Qualifications Framework. The EDI SCPLH personal licence qualification is accepted by all Scottish licensing boards. We offer regular one day instuctor led Personal Licence Training courses for the SCPLH certificate at various locations throughout Scotland including Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness.

Scottish Certificate for Licensed Premises Staff (SCLPS):

Aside from personal licence holders, all staff working in licensed premises in Scotland must complete a basic training qualification. The SCLPS course covers the 16 mandatory units and equips the learner to work in any licensed premises in Scotland.

More details can be found on the PLT Scotland website.

Or call the central booking office on tel: 0844 357 0111

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