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 are:


28th June 2018 15th November 2018
26th July 2018 13th December 2018
23rd August 2018 10th January 2019
20th September 2018 7th February 2019
18th October 2018 7th March 2019


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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