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The UK alcohol licensing laws govern alcohol sale and consumption, requiring organisations and individuals to obtain a licence from a Licensing Authority. This online Alcohol Personal Licence Holder course covers key licensing laws, emphasizes promoting the four licensing objectives, and explores the three main licence types, including applications, conditions, representations, and reviews.

The course educates on the legal duties of personal licence holders, interactions with Licensing Authorities, objections, fees, and hearings. Additionally, it addresses Temporary Event Notices, mandatory conditions for licensed premises, and delves into age verification issues, applying laws and best practices for children and under 18s.

Lastly, the course outlines alcohol retailing responsibilities, including drinking guidelines and conflict avoidance and reduction.

Who should take this course

This Alcohol Personal Licence Holder course is aimed at anyone working in, or wanting a career in the hospitality industry who wants to open up promotion opportunities or to move into a role that requires a personal licence.

Course Modules

1. Introduction.
2. Premises Licences.
3. Personal Licences and Club Premises Certificates.
4. Dealing With Licensing Authorities.
5. Types of Businesses Selling Alcohol.
6. Representations and Mandatory Conditions.
7. Licensing Authority Powers.
8. Children and Under 18s.
9. Responsibility in Alcohol Retailing.

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The course's coverage of Temporary Event Notices proves valuable for those involved in organizing events with alcohol service. Knowledge about mandatory conditions for licensed premises enhances the responsible management of alcohol-related activities, fostering safer environments.

The course's focus on age verification issues and the application of laws and best practices for children and under 18s addresses critical considerations for anyone working in establishments where age restrictions apply.

The alcohol retailing responsibilities, drinking guidelines, and conflict avoidance strategies provides practical tools for individuals to promote responsible alcohol consumption and manage potential conflicts effectively in their professional roles.

Completing this online course provides individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate legal complexities, promote responsible alcohol practices, and contribute to safer drinking environments in real-life settings.

Course Advantages


Obtaining a Personal Alcohol Licence is a legal requirement under the Licensing Act 2003 for individuals who wish to sell or authorize the sale of alcohol. This certification ensures that license holders understand the legal responsibilities and obligations associated with alcohol sales, including age restrictions, licensing hours, and handling intoxicated individuals. Holding a Personal Alcohol Licence demonstrates compliance with UK alcohol regulations and contributes to the responsible management and sale of alcohol in licensed premises. It is a critical step for anyone looking to pursue a career in the hospitality industry or manage a venue that sells alcohol.

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Instant Certification

Learners will complete questions through the material and complete a multiple-choice test at the end of the course, awarding a printable certificate to successful learners. This final assessment ensures a thorough understanding of the course material.

After completing the test, learners can immediately download their certificate, providing instant proof of their achievement.

The certificate details the learner's name, course name, pass rate, completion date, expiry date, and any relevant approvals or accreditations, making it a significant addition to their professional credentials.

Benefits of learning with Ward 

Convenience and Accessibility

With our user-friendly interface, access your training anytime, anywhere. All you need is an internet connection. This flexibility allows learners to study at their own pace and on their own schedule, ensuring that education fits seamlessly into your life.

Progress Tracking and Assessment

Our platform is equipped with advanced tracking and assessment tools, enabling learners and employers to monitor progress comprehensively. This feature is crucial for maintaining accountability and ensuring the achievement of learning objectives.

Accredited and Value-Driven Training

We pride ourselves on offering accredited training programs that not only meet compliance standards but also offer great value. Enhance your skills and knowledge in crucial areas such as health and safety, food hygiene, and various essential workplace skills, all through our cost-effective training solutions.

Empower Your Team

eLearning courses are vital for fostering a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. Whether it's improving soft skills, mastering health and safety protocols, or gaining expertise in food hygiene, Ward Education's comprehensive online courses prepare your team to excel and meet the demands of today's workplace.

  • If I fail the course, can I do it again?
    Certainly. If you're unable to pass, there's no need for concern. The assessment can be retaken multiple times at no extra cost. Additionally, you have the option to go over the material again to brush up on your knowledge before attempting the assessment another time.
  • How are your courses delivered?
    Our courses are exclusively online, featuring interactive modules that include exercises to test comprehension. Upon finishing all modules, students must pass a multiple-choice test to earn their certificate. There's no rush or pressure - if a student doesn't pass initially, they can retake the test as often as needed without any additional fees. Furthermore, course materials are accessible forever, allowing you to review the contents of the course whenever needed.
  • When will I receive my certificate?
    Once you have passed your course, you will have the opportunity to instantly receive an electronic PDF version of your certificate via email right after completing your course. This allows you to access and download your certificate directly from your inbox.
  • How do I buy training for my employees?
    Select the Desired Courses: Begin by choosing the courses you need, as well as the quantity, and add them to your basket. Proceed to Checkout: Provide your details as the order placer. Participants will have the opportunity to enter their details later. Finalize Your Purchase: After completing the purchase, check your email for instructions on how to activate and distribute the courses to your team. Please note: You cannot buy 1 copy of a course and use it for multiple participants, if you wish to train 10 members of staff in a specific course, you will need to purchase 10 copies of the course. For assistance or inquiries, please use the 'Contact Us' form on our website or email us directly at
  • If I order more than one course will I receive any discount?
    Certainly, our bulk discounts are automatically applied to any order comprising a mix of courses, offering you exceptional savings on larger purchases. Here's our simplified discount structure for bulk orders: For purchases of 10 or more courses, you'll receive a 10% discount. For purchases of 50 or more courses, you'll receive a 15% discount. For purchases of 100 or more courses, you'll receive a 20% discount. For purchases of 200 or more courses, you'll receive a 25% discount. For more detailed discussions about your training needs or budget, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via email for personalised assistance. You can contact us at
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"The course was engaging with good content, modules were also very interactive. Will use again for future courses."

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