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BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Course Overview

We are an accredited BIIAB centre. The course provides the candidate with the main prerequisite in order to then obtain a personal licence, which is a Government requirement for all who need to authorize or provide the sale of alcohol to the public.


Course Content

  • The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities within the framework of the licensing objectives 
  • The application process for a personal licence
  • The role and legal responsibilities of the personal licence holder, and the penalties relating to failure to comply with the law 
  • The premises licence
  • The content and purpose of operating schedules
  • The role and duties of the designated premises supervisor
  • Unauthorised and temporary licensable activities
  • Rights of entry to licensed premises
  • Police powers with regard to suspension and closure of licensed premises
  • The specific prohibitions for the sale of alcohol
  • The strengths of alcoholic drinks, and the effects of alcohol on the human body
  • The protection of children from harm
  • The responsible retail sale of alcohol.


Course structure and duration

The one-day course includes lectures and support from the tutor. Delegates are encouraged to actively participate in discussion sessions and group activities. Total course hours are 6 plus 40 mins examination



A paper consisting of 40 multiple choice questions under BIIAB examination conditions. 28 or more correct answers marks a pass.

Certification if from the BIIAB which is the market-leading personal licence holder qualification.  


What is included in the cost

All course material, examination fee, booklets and coffee. Cost per person is £150 inc VAT.


What do you get out of it?

Certification is from the BIIAB which is the market-leading personal licence holder qualification provider. 

Essential for all who are interested in management development in the events industry.

Cover of all the essential material that the Government requires for a personal licence holder is guaranteed.

A handbook that contains all the information you need in easy to understand English.