Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)

Highfield awarding body logoLicencing laws in England and Wales state that anyone who authorises the retail sale of alcohol must hold a personal licence.

Applicants for a personal licence must first obtain an approved qualification such as Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders.

This qualification, completed in one day at our training centre in Wakefield, is aimed at individuals working in or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. 

Subjects covered include:

  • The purpose of a personal licence
  • The purpose of a premises licence
  • Licensing law
  • Crime prevention
  • Promotion of safety
  • Protection children
  • Temporary event notices
  • The application process


A Multiple-Choice Question Examination assesses this qualification. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus in order to pass. Once passed, the qualification can be used to apply for your personal licence.

We can deliver this course as a bespoke course at a location and time to suit. Please ask about our group booking offers.

For further details of how you can apply for your personal licence in Wakefield please visit the Council’s licencing page here.


As a group booking we can host the course at our training centre or at a suitable venue of your choice. Speak to a member of our team to find out more


Bookings: Only available as a group booking for up to 8 learners at once. The price for a group booking is £500 per day

To book please call 01924 305971

Contact us

Business Advice and Training

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street

01924 305971