Qualification Title: QNUK Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (RQF)

Qualification level: 02

Credit value: 01

Guided learning hours (GLH): 08

Total Qualification Time (TQT): 10
Class SIze: Up to 12 Learners 


It is a requirement under English licensing laws that those authorising the sale or supply of alcohol should hold a personal licence.

The QNUK Level 2 Award for Personal Licence holders (RQF) will enable those that complete the qualification to apply to their local authority for a licence.

The APLH personal licence course is a legal requirement for people involved in the sale of alcohol.


This qualification is aimed at those working in the licenced trade, who are required to undertake appropriate training in order to apply for a personal licence.


This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.


This qualification comprises a single unit. The learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found below.


  • Know the nature, purpose and period of validity of a Personal Licence

  • Understand the application process and legal duties when applying for a Personal Licence

  • Understand the legal duties of a Personal Licence Holder

  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities

  • Understand the Licensing Objectives and the importance of partnerships in promoting these objectives

  • Understand the nature and strength of alcohol and the effect on the body

  • Understand the law in relation to premises licences

  • Know the role and legal responsibilities of the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)

  • Understand the law in relation to Temporary Event Notices (TEN)

  • Understand the rights and legal duties of the responsible persons in relation to operation of licensed premises

  • Know the law in relation to the protection of children on licensed premises

  • 2 Understand the powers of the police and other authorities in relation to licensed premises

  • 3 Understand prohibitions and exemptions in relation to licensable activities


You must apply to the licensing authority of the district or borough in which you live, not where you work. You can find your local authority by entering your postcode here.

The requirements for a successful Personal Licence application are as follows:

  • Correctly filled personal licence application

  • Two passport photos - one of these must be endorsed

  • Original Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders certificate

  • Proof of entitlement to work in the UK

  • Disclosure of criminal convictions and declaration

  • Application fee (usually £37)

We are able to offer a application service for £95.00 +vat includes license fee 

  • Easy fill in form or complete over the phone with us 

  • Covers all local authorities

  • Up to date application process 

  • £37 fee included

  • Dedicated licence manager

Open Course - Level 2 Award in Personal Licence Holding (RQF)

  • This public open course is held at our Southampton, London, Birmingham, and Manchester Training Centres. 
    Delivered Face to Face this course is delivered at your place of work or local training facility. Alternatively we provide this course regularly in our Southampton, London, Birmingham & Manchester Training Centres via our Open Courses. For more information on Open Courses please contact us.