Edinburgh Personal Licence

Edinburgh Personal Licence

Edinburgh Personal Licence

If you live in the capital city of Edinburgh or the Lothian’s and are looking to obtain your personal licence to sell alcohol, then our one day SCPLH licensing law course is ideal. Training takes place every month at the Mercure Hotel situated on Princes Street, Edinburgh. The course is perfect for candidates living in Edinburgh City, West Lothian, Mid Lothian and East Lothian, Livingston, Linlithgow, Bathgate and Dunbar.

Our Edinburgh Personal Licence course covers all aspects of the Scottish Licensing Act 2005 the training criteria is as follows;


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

Edinburgh Personal Licence course duration is 9.30am – 5.30pm The licensing qualification is awarded by EDI and is acceptable to all Scottish Licensing Boards.

You can BOOK ONLINE or simply call: 0844 330 7435

The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders – Level 5 (SCPLH)

Upon successful completion of your SCPLH training course you can then apply to your local Licensing Board for your personal licence. Licensing Boards are a department of your local council who look after licensing locally. Contact details of local council’s can be found by clicking here When applying for your personal licence you will need to obtain an application from from your Licensing Board. You are required to submit the application, together with the appropriate fee and two endorsed photographs of yourself. You may be contacted by a Police licensing officer in regards to your Scottish personal licence application. As each licence grated in Scotland must have Police approval.

Once a personal licence is granted it is then valid for 10 years, however license holders must be re-trained every 5 years.

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