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Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders

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Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) BIIAB

If you are looking to gain a personal licence in Scotland then this is the course for you. This course should be taken by anyone who works in a role which requires them to authorise the sale of alcohol to the public.

CPL Training offers two ways to complete the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Training Course.

Option 1. Face-to-Face Course and Exam- The learner completes a full day training course with an experienced tutor at one of our training centres, located across 5 location in Scotland. They then sit the multiple-choice exam on the same day while the knowledge is still fresh in their minds. The learner also receives a handbook before attending the course so they can familiarise themselves with the course content. Prior reading isn’t essential as our tutors will cover everything as part of the training session. This is our most popular option.

Option 2. e-Learning Course and Face-to-Face Exam- The learner is given access to the Scottish Certificated for Personal Licence Holders e-Learning course and is also provided with a handbook. The learner then completes the courses at a time and pace that suits them. They must then come and complete the exam at one of our training centres on their chosen date and location. Learners must complete the full e-learning course before completing the exam.

Who should take this course?

  • Designated Premises Manager (DPM)
  • Managers
  • Assistant Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Staff seeking promotion to one of these positions.

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CPL Training provides scheduled SCPLH Personal Licence courses and exams throughout the year across Scotland. Book a course online with us today.

In Company Courses: If you have 8 or more learners we will happily come to you to train your team. For more information and to get your personalised quote please complete our request a call back form and a member of the team will get back in touch.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Did you know that once you have gained your SCPLH qualification you still need to apply to your local licensing board for your personal licence ? We can take the hassle away and complete the full personal licence application process for you! Simply add this to your basket when checking out. If you would like more information on the Personal Licence Application process click the below link.

Personal Licence Application

Course Content

The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) training course will provide each learner with a clear understanding of the framework of the law and regulation that underpins the responsibilities of the personal licence holder. This includes:

  • The policy context
  • Overview of the licensing function
  • Key roles
  • Licences and operating conditions
  • Protection of children from harm
  • Training
  • Associated law
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal drugs
  • Social responsibility
  • Community links


40 multiple choice question examination.

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