APLH Online E-Assessment Personal Licence Exam

A Personal Licence allows individuals to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol on licensed premises.
Our license training courses for the national certificate for personal licence holders are accredited by the BIIAB. The certificate is acceptable to all Licencing authorities throughout England & Wales. Once you passed your APLH training course you can then apply to your local Licencing authority for your personal licence. If you prefer we can prepare your application for you

APLH Distance Learning

How it Works

Once you have signed up for a distance learning course, you will be sent study materials and mock exam You will also be allocated your own dedicated tutor who you can e-mail at any time. Once you are ready to take your test our invigilator can come to your venue where you can sit your exam.

In short, you don't even have to leave your home and can learn everything you need to know in your own time, at your own pace after which you take your exam at your venue!


Many of our examinations are now conducted using on line assessments. This means you can obtain your results instantly. E-assessment can also be conducted at your business premises if you .We have several laptop computers and can accommodate up to ten candidates for E-assessment. Re-sit are free of charge!

What is the BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders?

Under the Licensing Act 2003, anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol will have to hold a personal licence. In order to qualify for a personal licence, an applicant must hold a licensing qualification which is:

Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCF) accredited
Government approved
BIIABís new qualification, the BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders, is both QCF accredited and Government approved, and has been specifically designed to meet the statutory requirements of the Licensing Act 2003.

Information for Candidates

Q: What does the qualification cover?

The BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders covers the syllabus set by Government, to enable candidates 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
permitted 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

Q: Why should you choose the BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders?

The BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders is part of an established career ladder in the licensed retail sector
BIIAB is part of the BII, the professional body for the licensed retail sector, which has the fastest growing professional membership of almost 17,000 individuals
Successful completion of this qualification entitles you to apply to join the BII
BII and BIIAB offer support and qualifications at every stage of your career
There is a handbook which explains the law in easily understandable English, and covers all the information needed for the examination
The BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders counts towards other qualification schemes
Who is the BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders for?
The BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders is a nationally recognised qualification designed for anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol in licensed premises including:

convenience stores
sports and social clubs
entertainment establishments
leisure parks
and any other venue or site where alcohol is sold

Q: How is it assessed?

By a 40-minute multiple-choice examination divided into two parts.

Q: How long is the course leading to the examination?

The course comprises one day of training with the examination being sat at the end of the day.

Guide Price: 100

Delivery: Distance
Category: Personal Licence Training »

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