Personal Licence Training

Barkeeper pulling a pint of beer behind the bar

We are approved to administer and deliver British Institute Of Innkeeping Awarding Body  and Highfield Qualifications.

Our portfolio of BIIAB qualifications are aimed at those working in Licensed Retail.

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)

This qualification is aimed at anyone who wishes to work in licensed premises where alcohol is sold. Candidates will look at licensing authorities; at the responsibilities of the personal license holder; police powers; rights of entry; specific prohibitions; strengths of alcoholic drinks; responsible retail of alcohol; and the protection of children from harm.

On completion of this course and passing the exam, candidates will gain a licensing qualification with which they can apply for the Personal Licence. Anyone who authorises the sale of alcohol to the public (as per the legal requirement in England and Wales) is required to have a suitable qualification.  To book your place, please complete the contact form or call Clare on 07871 559441. Forthcoming course dates for our public courses in Oldham in 2017 are:


1st June 2017 19th October 2017
29th June 2017 16th November 2017
27th July 2017 14th December 2017
24th August 2017 11th January 2018
21st  September 2017 8th February 2018


Contact us for further details of public courses in alternative areas.

As well as our public courses, we also offer the following services:

  • We can come to your venue if you have several staff who need the training at the same time. The costs depends on numbers and location.
  • One to one training at either your venue, or one of our venues. The cost is £275.00 plus travel expenses and venue costs.


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BIIAB Level 1 Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing (ARAR)

This qualification enables candidates to understand the main points of licensing law. Candidates will be able to recognise the responsibilities associated with the retail sale of alcohol and understand their duties concerning under-age sales and serving persons who are drunk. Please contact Clare for information on costs and course dates.

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