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Level 2 Award for Personal Licence course Online - APLH

  • Highfield Accredited- Qual No: 603/2597/5
  • Learn From Home On Any Device
  • Obtain Your Alcohol License
  • Remote Exam With Multiple choice Questions
  • Same Day Results & Next Day Certificate
  • Meeting Legal Requirements
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About this Course

This online training program is designed for individuals aiming to secure a personal license for the legal sale of alcohol on licensed premises. Selling alcohol necessitates the presence of a licensed individual, making this qualification a legal prerequisite. Completion of the Level 2 Personal Licence Holders training course is mandatory before applying for a personal license.

Upon finishing the course, candidates will undertake an online exam without incurring additional fees. This qualification not only imparts comprehensive training but also qualifies candidates to apply for the role of designated premises supervisor of licensed establishments.


  • Interactive E-learning course to prepare for the exam.
  • Practice test
  • Final Examination (multiple-choice), conducted remotely from home or workplace.
  • Certification
  • Get started today by adding the course to your cart or contact us for more information. Begin your journey toward becoming a licensed alcohol seller and server.


Need Assistance Applying for Your Personal License?

You must initiate the application for your personal license with your local council. The application requires you to have successfully completed the qualification.

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Why take this course?


This course is customised for individuals employed in or aspiring roles in the retail sale of alcohol.


This qualification is nationally recognised and will enable you to meet responsibilities under The Licensing Act 2003.


This course doesn't require any formal or academic qualifications; however, enrolling candidates need to be at least 18 years old.

What Can You Achieve with This Qualification?

Upon successfully completing the examination, you'll attain a fully accredited and government-regulated Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (RQF). This qualification enables you to apply to your local Licensing board and become a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS).


Key Information

Course Duration

Finish the online learning program in just a few hours. After course completion, we will coordinate a suitable day and time for your remote exam!

Course Location

Your course is totally online, meaning you can log in from anywhere if you have internet access!

Course Support

Our customer support team is here to assist you from Mon - Fri, 9.30 am to 5.00 pm. Whether you prefer to reach out via email or phone, or online chat - please don't hesitate to contact us for any assistance you may need.


Where can I take the exam ?

This exam is taken online, so you can be at home or at work anywhere in the UK, as long as you have access to a quiet room where you will not be disturbed. 

How does the course work?

On purchase, you will be sent login information for your online Personal Licence Holders Course, where you will be able to study and work through a quick and easy online training course.


This Personal Licence Holders Course consists of 4 easy modules:

  • Easy online course enrolment
  • Online Personal Licence Holders Training course
  • Practice test with immediate results
  • Booking your Personal Licence Holders Level 1 Exam


What will I need to take this Exam at home?

You will need to have a good understanding of the English language and have basic IT/ knowledge as the course is online-based. You will also need; 

You will also need

  • A computer/laptop with a webcam and microphone (Macs and Windows are compatible)
  • A smartphone with a camera and microphone
  • A quiet room where you will not be disturbed during your exam.
  • A valid form of photo ID, such as a passport

You cannot use a Tablet. 

How can I book my Exam?

Once you have completed your training, you will be able to book your exam using the calendar of availability on your account. There are often slots the next day. The cut off point for next day exams is midday. Example: it's 11:30am on Monday, so you are likely to find availability for Tuesday. It's 12:30pm on Monday, you are going to find availability for Wednesday. 

Would I need to bring any Identification on the Exam Day?

Yes -  When attending your Personal Licence Holders exam, you must arrive on time, at least 15 minutes early and you must have a valid form of Photo ID available, such as a driving licence or passport.

What are the rules during the Online Exam?

If you are late for your exam for more than 20 minutes
If you cancel or want to reschedule within 3 working days of the exam date
If you do not test your equipment prior to the exam to check if everything is working
If you do not have a stable internet connection and the connection is lost throughout the exam
If someone walks into your exam room
If you answer their phone
If you do not have your ID with you
If you do not have or are not able to turn on the webcam, microphone, and screen share
If there is any mismatch in your details with the details provided by your centre
You refused to show the test environment to the invigilator
If you have joined in with an unsupported device (i.e. tablet)

In case test conditions are not met e.g., you join from a crowded environment and cannot change location, you do not follow the invigilator’s instructions, you talk or interact with someone during the test and/or are seen using other tabs during a test even when you are told not to by the invigilator

If you have disconnected during the test and did not re-join the session.

What happens if I do not pass the exam?

If you were not successful for any reason or need to reschedule your exam, you will be charged a retake fee of £80.00.

What is the availability for exam slots?

Monday to Friday

Between 09:00am &- 6:00pm 



Between 09:00am - 12:00pm


(subject to availability)

What happens if I do not attend my exam?

Failure to attend your exam without at least 72 hours notice will result in paying our retake fee of £80.00

When will I know if I passed the exam?

Exam results will be available immediately on your screen once the test has finished. If you passed your exam, you can expect to receive your certificate within 1 working day by email as an e-certificate. We do not issue paper certificates for this exam.

Which modules are covered in this course?

  • Licensing Act 2003
  • Personal Licenses
  • Premises Licenses
  • The protection of children 
  • Powers and enforce 
  • Temprrit event notices 
  • Responsibility in Alcohol retailing 

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