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Public APLH Courses

Public APLH Courses (Personal Licence)

Innpacked operate our public Personal Licence APLH courses weekly throughout the UK at over 50 venues. We also offer a range of alternative options on how you take the course, including e-learning and 1 to 1 at your venue.

You can select a course that is local to you by using the course finder on the side of this page or click on a venue at the bottom of this page.

If you would like us to find you a course for you, please fill in the form below and we’ll come straight back to you with a APLH course near you.

Personal Licence Course – Why book with Innpacked?

  • Prices from £129
  • Pre-course study pack
  • Training fee
  • Lunch
  • Exam Fee
  • Express results
  • Express Certificate
  • Discounted Personal Licence Application

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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.

What subjects are covered in The APLH Personal Licence Exam

  • The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities within the framework of the licensing objectives
  • The role and legal responsibilities of the personal licence holder, and the penalties relating to failure to comply with the law
  • The premises licence
  • The content and purpose of operating schedules
  • The role and duties of the designated premises supervisor
  • Unauthorised and temporary licensable activities
  • Rights of entry to licensed premises
  • Police powers with regard to suspension and closure of licensed premises
  • The specific prohibitions for the sale of alcohol
  • The strengths of alcoholic drinks, and the effects of alcohol on the human body
  • The protection of children from harm
  • The responsible retail sale of alcohol.

Assessment: 40 Multiple choice questions

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