Personal Licence Holders (NCPLH, PLH)

Course Summary: Those selling or authorising alcohol sales to operate both legally and responsibly. The law requires alcohol  sales on licensed premises to be made or authorised by a Personal Licence  Holder. Individuals applying for a personal licence must hold an accredited licensing qualification. This qualification is accredited by both Ofqual and the Home  Office and has been designed to meet the statutory requirements of the  Licensing Act 2003. Comprehensively covering the full framework as set down by  the Government. The aim of  the PLH qualification is to provide candidates with essential knowledge of the  legal framework surrounding the sale of alcohol in England and Wales. This  includes key information on the responsibilities of personal licence holders,  duties of the Designated Premises Supervisor, the role of licensing authorities  and police powers regarding licensed premises. Achievement  of the qualification forms an essential part of the personal licence  application and will enable those selling or authorising alcohol sales to  operate both legally and responsibly.

Course Content:

  • Licensing law
  • Personal licences
  • Premises licences
  • The protection of children
  • Powers and enforcement
  • Temporary events
  • Responsibility in alcohol retailing