Licensing Awards

Licensing Course Overview

This qualification is open to all who are preparing to work, or are already employed in the licensed retail trade. Also for those who seek employment or self employment supervising or managing a business with a premises licence. The qualification is recognised by the Home Office as an accredited qualification for those applying to their Local Authority for a personal licence.

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Course Information for Employers – National Award for Personal Licence Holders

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Designated Premises Supervisor

A designated premises supervisor is the person named on a premises licence, under the Licensing Act 2003 the DPS has the responsibility for ensuring their premises complies with relevant legislation. As such the DPS must be a personal licence holder and will have been awarded the National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders. The DPS has all the legal and social responsibilities that go with being a personal licence holder, but also a number of additional legal, social and moral responsibilities that the person in ultimate control of licensed premises would expect.

The NCDPS qualification can be achieved by distance learning or by attending one of our regular courses. Assessments are by a multiple choice examination and successful candidates will receive a nationally recognised certificate.

Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing

This qualification is aimed at staff working within retail premises selling one or more age restricted products. Such retail premises will include pubs, bars and hotels, off-sales premises, supermarkets, convenience stores, garages and newsagents. The qualification is also aimed at staff who may find themselves confronted by customers who are intoxicated by alcohol or other illegal drugs who are demanding service.

This qualification has been developed to assist retail premises in complying with the requirements of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Serious Crime and Disorder Act 2005, two pieces of legislation which will have an impact on retail businesses selling alcohol and other age restricted products.