APLH Qualification - Course, Exam & Qualification

Achieving your Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) Qualification is one of the most important steps you can take towards your Personal Licence. At John Gaunt & Partners, we offer the full APLH course and exam so when you are ready to apply for your Personal Licence, you can do so with confidence.

For those who require rapid access to a Personal Licence, be sure to view our APLH Course, Exam and Personal Licence Application training course today. This course is designed to streamline your access to a Personal Licence, and utilises the skill and expertise of the John Gaunt & Partners team to ensure you reach your goal.

If you are based in Scotland and require a Personal Licence, you must acquire an SCPLH and not an APLH. View our SCPLH course and exam page today for more information.

Course Fee: £120.00 +VAT (Per Person)

Course Fee: £120.00 +VAT (Per Person) for the APLH Qualification - Course & Exam.

Our fully online course allows you to achieve your APLH qualification in your own time. We will also arrange a BIIAB-accredited exam date at a time that suits you, so acquiring your qualification is in your hands.

This APLH course covers:

  • Licensing authority roles, functions and responsibilities, especially within the framework of the licensing objectives
  • The Personal Licence application process
  • The Personal Licence holder's role and legal responsibilities, and penalties for failure to comply with the law
  • Premises Licences
  • The purpose of operating schedules and their content
  • Designated Premises Supervisor role and duties
  • Temporary licensable activities and unauthorised licensable activities
  • The rights of entry to licensed premises
  • Police powers surrounding the closure of licensed premises and suspension
  • Specific alcohol sale prohibitions
  • The effects of alcohol on the human body and the strength of alcoholic drinks
  • Protecting children from harm
  • Selling alcohol responsibly within retail

We will provide you with all the appropriate training materials and course requirements in advance and we can even help you with the next stage of applying for your personal licence if you so require.

The exam is a 40-minute multiple choice exam which will be undertaken online using the BIIAB exam portal and Microsoft Teams.

[H2] Frequently Asked Questions

[H3] What is an APLH qualification?

An APLH qualification is required by the 2003 Licensing Act to be part of the Personal Licence application process. APLH is an abbreviation for Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders.

[H3] How do I get an APLH?

To gain your Personal Licence, you must complete an APLH course and exam. Once the exam is successfully completed, you will receive your Level 2 Award for Personal Licence qualification. From there, you must submit your Personal Licence application to your local council along with your new qualification.

[H3] What is the pass rate for APLH?

APLH pass rates through John Gaunt & Partners are very high. For anyone struggling with course content, our solicitors are readily available to offer support and ensure that you have the highest chance of success.

[H3] How long does the APLH Course take?

The APLH course takes approximately 6 hours to complete. This fully online course can also be completed in your own time and at your own leisure.

For those taking the APLH or SCPLH, we will also provide a handbook which offers the entire course syllabus to help you gain a deeper understanding of each concept.

[H3] How long is the APLH Exam?

The APLH Exam takes approximately 40 minutes to complete. The exam is multi-choice, and is taken through a BIIAB-accredited exam session arranged at a time that is convenient for you.

[H2] Contact our Team

For more information on Personal Licences, read our page on How to get a Personal Licence today.

If you would like to sign up for an APLH course and exam, simply fill out the form on your right. If you require an expedited route to your Personal Licence, view our APLH course, exam, and Personal Licence application page today.

If you are based in Scotland, be sure to view our SCPLH course and exam page to acquire your Personal Licence.

For further information or any other questions, get in touch with the John Gaunt & Partners team by phone, email or contact form.

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