Personal Licence Holders
You will need to hold a personal licence to sell or to authorise the sale of alcohol on a licensed premises or if you intend to be the designated premises supervisor of a licensed premises.
Visit the GOV.UK website for further information on alcohol licensing.
Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
- licensing law
- personal licences
- premises licences
- protection of children
- powers and enforcement
- temporary events
- responsibility in alcohol retailing
Anyone in a job that requires them to authorise retail sales of alcohol and to comply with the Licensing Act 2003.
A personal licence is a licence granted to an individual that enables that individual to make sales of alcohol or to authorise other people to make sales of alcohol from a premises with a premises licence.
Duration and course dates
- 16 January 2020; 6 February 2020; 12 March 2020; 22 April 2020; 21 May 2020; 8 June 2020; 2 July 2020; 5 August 2020; 10 September 2020; 15 October 2020; 4 November 2020; 1 December 2020
within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: residents, volunteers, businesses with less than 25 employees, community support groups: £20 per person (no further discounts)
outside the Royal Borough, and businesses of over 25 employees in the borough: £69 per person (ask about discounts)
Multiple-choice question examination.
The awarding body for this course is Highfield Qualifications.
Apply for a Personal Licence via the local authority’s Licensing Unit where you live, providing that you:
- are over 18 years old
- have not had a licence refused or forfeited in the last five years
- hold an accredited Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders
If you need a Premises Licence apply to the local authority’s Licensing Unit in which your premises is located.
Please note that The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Training Service does not issue Personal or Premises Licences. It only provides the training and examination for the Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders.