What is a personal license holder?

A personal license holder is an individual who has been authorized by a licensing authority to supply alcohol from licensed premises. The personal license holders will usually be the designated premises supervisor (DPS). A personal license allows the holder to sell or authorize the sale of alcohol at any licensed premises within England and Wales.

Do I need an Personal License?  

You will need a personal license if you are:

  • The premises supervisor of a licensed premises (DPS)

  • An employee of a licensed premises who sells or authorizes the sale of alcohol

There is no limit to the number of premises that a personal license holder can work at.

Eligibility

  • You must be 18 years of age or over to apply for a personal license.

  • You must not have forfeited a personal license in the previous 5 years.

  • You must not have been convicted of any relevant offenses.

Relevant offenses are:

  • An offense involving fraud or dishonesty

  • An offense under the Licensing Act 2003 (other than an offense relating to failure to surrender a premises license or club premises certificate)

  • An offense under the Fraud Act 2006

  • An offense involving supplying false or misleading information in relation to an application for a premises license or club premises certificate, or for registration as a food business operator

  • An offense of breach of licensing conditions punishable by imprisonment

  • An offense under the Criminal Justice

It is an offense to sell alcohol without a personal license, and the maximum punishment for doing so is an unlimited fine and/or six months in prison.

Our APLH Personal alcohol licence course will provide you with all the necessary information and training to help you apply for your personal license. Upon completing the course, you will receive a certificate which you can then use to apply for your personal license.

The course covers the following topics:

  • An introduction to the Licensing Act 2003

  • The roles and responsibilities of a personal license holder

  • The application process for a personal license

  • The requirements for holding a personal license

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will receive a certificate that is recognized by the UK’s leading licensing authorities.

This personal licence course is aimed at those who wish to apply for a personal license to supply alcohol, or who are already personal licence holders and wish to update their knowledge. It will be of particular interest to those working in the hospitality and leisure industry.

So what are you waiting for? Enroll now and start learning today!

Benefits of Personal Licence Course  

The benefits of having a alcohol licence course include:

  1. You will be able to work in any licensed premises in England and Wales.

  2. You will have the knowledge and understanding of the law surrounding the sale of alcohol, which will help you to avoid any legal problems.

  3. You will be able to provide customers with a better service, as you will have a good understanding of what they can and cannot do on your premises.

  4. You will be able to apply for a premises licence, which will allow you to sell alcohol from your own premises.

  5. You will be able to earn more money, as you will be able to work in a variety of different types of licensed premises.

So what are you waiting for? Enroll now and start learning today!