Personal Licence Holders Refresher

Course level:
SCQF Level 6

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders – Refresher

Personal Licence Holders Refresher course is only suitable for existing personal licence holders who require to complete 5 year refresher training.

  • Half day course with pre-course and follow up home studyPersonal Licence Holders Refresher
  • Course content is specified by the Scottish Government.
  • 40 question multiple choice assessment completed at the end of the training session, awarded and accredited by Scottish Qualifications Authority for the purposes of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.


Personal Licence Holders have a vital job within the licensed trade sector. They authorise the sale of alcohol in both on and off sales businesses and ensure that each and every sale is legal.

This is a considerable responsibility and, as such, there is a requirement for Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Refresher training and pass the exam within five years of the date on which their licence was issued by the Licensing Board.


the licensing objectives:

  • the responsibilities and duties of a Personal Licence Holder
  • the law relating to alcohol sales for anyone aged under 18
  • proof of age schemes
  • irresponsible promotions
  • licensing hours
  • the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 as amended
  • offences under Licensing legislation.

Personal Licence Holders Refresher

*  Please note payment in full is required 14 days prior to course commencement to allow resource book to be posted out before attendance for prior learning and study *



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