Level 5 Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH), anyone authorising the sale by retail or the supply of alcohol will have to hold a personal licence.
In order to qualify for a personal licence, an applicant must by law hold a licensing qualification which is:
- Government approved by (SQA)
- Exam by British Institute of Innkeeping (BII)
- Overview Of The Licensing Act
- Licensing Bodies
- Personal Licences
- The Premises Licences
- Operating Plans
- Licensed Hours (on and off sales)
- Unauthorised Licensable Activities
- Occasional Licences
- Duties Of The Personal Licence Holder
- Children And The Protection Of Children
- Disorderly Conduct On Licensed Premises
- Rights Of Entry
- Other Laws And Regulations
- Social Responsibilities
- The examination is closed book with one paper of 40 multiple-choice questions
- Candidate has to correctly answer any 28 or more questions within the 60 minutes allowed.
- Candidates normally receive their results within 7-10 working days.
- For those who do not achieve a pass, a re-sit will be required.
- The Level 5 Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders which meets the statutory requirements of the Licensing Act 2008 and is recognised by all licensing authorities as evidence of the applicant's knowledge and understanding of licensing law and the social responsibilities associated with running licensed premises.
Level 5 Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders, is both SQA approved, and has been specifically designed to meet the statutory requirements of the Licensing Act 2008.