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BIIAB Level 2 Legal & Social Responsibilities of a Personal Licence Holder

Course overview

A Personal Licence is required by anyone authorising the sale of alcohol from a licensed premises. This course is classroom-based at an external location with a fully qualified tutor who will support delegates throughout the programme.

Who is it for?

This short one-day course is suitable for any staff that sell or serve alcohol in any of the University's Retail outlets, Conference facilities or Training and Conference Centres

Course content

This course covers the syllabus set by the Government to enable delegates to understand the law in relation to:

  • The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities within the framework of the licensing objectives
  • The application process for a personal licence
  • 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 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


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Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact the LMD CCSG email account.

Other information

Method of assessment:

Examination held at the end of the day.

Please note that delegates will be required to provide identification along with a signature in order to sit the examination.

Preparation for course:

None required.