Licensing Academy

21st Century Licensing is committed to assisting clients new and old in ensuring their staff are fully trained to the standards expected by the enforcing agencies.

The Licensing Academy™ is now booking courses for the coming months and beyond at our Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Training Centre. We currently have vacancies on the following training course(s).

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH), qualification

The APLH qualification is required to apply for a Personal Licence to sell alcohol in England and Wales. Companies within the licensed trade actively look for people with this training qualification as it demonstrates they have an understanding of their chosen profession.

The Licensing Act 2003 states that anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol must hold a "Personal Licence" issued by their local authority. Once you have gained the APLH qualification you need to apply for your Personal Licence, 21st Century Licensing can obtain this for you through our Personal Licence Application service.
The Course

The APLH training course provides each student with a clear understanding of the framework of law and regulation that underpins the responsibilities of the personal licence holder. This includes:

  • Licensing authorities
  • Licensable activities
  • Personal and Premises licencesObjectives of the Act
  • Operating schedules
  • Temporary Event Notices
  • Police powers and rights of entry
  • Legal and social responsibilities of the personal licence holder
  • Illegal drugs, the effects of alcohol and disorderly conduct
  • Protection of children

If your employment or job application requires you to authorise retail sales of alcohol in England and Wales you must complete the APLH course in order to apply for a personal licence.

The Examination: A multiple choice question examination immediately follows the APLH training course.
Duration: 1 day.
Course Fee: £150.00 This includes the study book, a tutor for the day and of course the examination
Course dates available: Yes! Please contact us for details

APLH Award for Personal Licence Holders

For details of the course or to make a booking please fill out our online enquiry form or call 07502 121887

Not in or around Southend? We may be able a bespoke personal licence training course for your staff at your pub or offices. (minimum numbers may apply). Ask for details.

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