The law is changing. By 2009 all premises that sell alcohol, whether you are a pub, restaurant, off licence etc will need at least one Personal Licence Holder. THAT DOES NOT MEAN YOU CAN WAIT. If your On Licence is up for renewal soon, look below to see when you need to put your application in for the NEW PREMISES LICENCE
Be one of the first people to get the licence, it will allow you to work in any authorised venue around Scotland.
You can get qualified now and apply in the New Year for the licence.
A requirement of the personal licence application under the new act is evidence of
attainment of a statutory qualification accredited by SQA (Regulatory), the SCPLH
will provide that evidence. After a one day course, applicants will complete a short
multiple choice exam paper which will be certified if successful.
Be aware it may take up to 10 weeks to process your application once you have your certificate, SO ACT NOW.
We have centres across Scotland, in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Perth, Edinburgh and Lerwick.
If you have 8 or more people needing qualified we could even come to you.
The cost is only £160 per person which includes VAT, Exam Fees and Training Reference Material.
Click here to register your interest via email
What does the qualification cover?
The SCPLH covers the syllabus set by the Scottish Government to enable
candidates to understand the law in relation to:the roles, responsibilities and functions of Licensing Boards and Licensing. The application process for a personal licence. The application process for premises and occasional licences, mandatory & discretionary conditions. Protection of children from harm. The content and purpose of an operating schedule and risk assessment. Drunkenness and disorderly behaviour. Licensed hours. Control of order. The responsible retail sale of alcohol. Roles and responsibilities of the personal licence holder and the penalties relating to failure to comply with the law. Unauthorised licensable activities. Rights of entry to licensed premises. The strengths of alcoholic drinks and the effects of alcohol on the human body.
How long is the training course,
The SCPLH has been developed in a way that means it meets the training specification of the Scottish Government and can be finished in one day. Longer tuition and self-study options are also available. The training is usually followed on the same day by a short multiple-choice exam. Training is supported by a SCPLH Handbook which is written in an easy-to-follow format covering all the information needed for the exam