Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
The APLH personal licence qualification is suitable for anyone who wishes to work in licensed premises where alcohol is sold. Contained within the qualification is the study of licensing authorities; the responsibilities of the personal licence holder and Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS); what powers the police have under the 2003 Licensing Act; rights of entry; specific prohibitions; strengths of alcoholic drinks; responsible selling and supplying of alcohol; and the protection of children from harm, prevention of public nuisance, public safety, the prevention of crime and disorder, premises licences, premises licence conditions.
On successfully completing this course and the examination, candidates will possess the APLH licensing qualification with which you can apply for a Personal Licence to your local licensing authority but you must also obtain “Basic Disclosure” which details any unspent convictions. Upon application and if the you have no unspent relevant convictions the licensing authority must grant a Personal Licence with no expiry date attached . If relevant convictions are disclosed then the Licensing Authority must send a copy of the application to the local Police, who can object within 14 days. A hearing may then follow……… or you can let Innpacked take the strain and we can apply for your personal licence on your behalf.
The Personal Licence allows an individual to sell alcohol or authorise its sale by others.