Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders
The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) Level 6 is a is a mandatory qualification for those wishing to apply for a personal licence to sell or supply alcohol in Scotland. Our SCPLH training course allows you to achieve your award in a single day, and is recognised by all Scottish licensing boards. ILA funding is acceptable for this course, however you can not book ILA funded courses online. Please call our licensing team for details.
Course: Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders level 6
Duration: Single day (9:30am-5:30pm)
Awarded by:SQA approved awarding body
- SCPLH course and examination only: £165.00
- SCPLH course and full personal licence application service: £275.00
Fees inclusive of VAT and official application costs. No extra charges.
Or call 01242 222 188
SCPLH course content focuses on the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 and the responsible retail of alcohol:
- Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005
- Overview of the licensing function and licensing objectives
- Key roles and licensing boards
- Licences and operating conditions
- Protection of children from harm
- Control of order
- Training of staff and the law
- Associated law
- Alcohol and illegal drugs
- Social responsibility
- Community links
About our training venues
Accessible venues in close proximity to major transport connections
Candidates should note that the course includes a lunch break, and will need to take a packed lunch or make suitable provisions.
Full personal licence option: 1
Let us take away all the hassle of applying for your personal licence to sell alcohol in Scotland with our exclusive full licence application service.
A personal licence enables the individual to make retail sales of alcohol or to oversee other people making the sales of alcohol. A personal licence application begins with a one day SCPLH training course for the mandatory qualification for applicants. From here, we take care of the rest! Liaising with your local licensing board officer, we administer every step of your personal licence application and submit the documents to your local Scottish licensing board. This full personal licence application service includes a (NPC) basic disclosure application and professional photograph verification.
Training course, examination, course hand book and Personal Licence application to relevant board
Course and licence application fee: £275.00
- SCPLH training course
- Full administration of your personal licence application
- NPC check (basic disclosure)
- Written application to your local licensing authority
- Professional photograph verification
- Full process of liaison with your local licensing authority
Full Personal Licence Application processed approximately within 4-6 weeks. Price covers all external disbursements including application fee to relevant licensing board.
Step 1: Book onto an SCPLH training course. This is a mandatory qualification for personal licence applicants.
Step 2: While booking, select to apply for a full personal licence.
Step 3: Sit your training course. With your qualification complete, our licensing team process every part of your personal licence application, including photograph verification and CRB check.
Or call 01242 222 188
SCPLH Training Course and Examination Only
SCPLH course and exam only option: 2
This includes a full days training course for Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders and the SCPLH level 6 examination only. Applicants then need to apply to their relevant Licensing Board for their personal licence.
Training course, examination, course hand book only
Course and examination fee: £165.00
FAQs How to apply for a personal licence:
SCPLH/R 5 year refresher training course
Scottish personal licence holders have a duty to refresh their SCPLH training every five years. This refresher training course is a mandatory requirement under the Scottish licensing Act 2005. Please click here for more details.
We offer SCPLH personal licence holder refresher courses in Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.
Our half day refresher courses are accredited by a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved awarding body and are acceptable to all Scottish Licensing Boards.
The cost of our half day SCPLH refresher is only £75.00 + VAT
Course times are; AM session 08.00 – 13.00 PM session 13.00 – 18.00