The Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing to meet industry-wide training requirements to demonstrate commitment to responsible alcohol retailing.
This qualification provides essential knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of alcohol retailers authorised by a personal licence holder to sell alcohol. It will enable those who complete the qualification to act within the law to support the designated premises supervisor to retail alcohol responsibly on their licensed premises.
The Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing provides additional protection to licensed premises operators and candidates alike as it contains 3 mandatory questions that ensure that every candidate fully understands the legislation concerning underage sales, serving persons who are drunk and the licensing objectives.
What does the qualification cover?
The nature of alcohol and the effect that it has on the human body
The main issues in the 2003 Licensing Act as they relate to alcohol retailers and servers
Licensing law in relation to the protection of children from harm
The social responsibilities relating to the retail sale of alcohol
How to recognise drunkenness, and your duty not to serve drunk customers
Appropriate strategies that can be adopted to prevent or eliminate alcohol-related crime and conflict and the importance of personal safety
Who is the Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing for?
The Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing is designed for anyone who works on licensed retail premises who is, or likely to be, involved in the sale of alcohol including
licensed shop cashiers
in any licensed premises including:
licensed retail stores
sports and social clubs
And any other premises where alcohol is sold.