Scottish Certificate for Licensed Premises Staff (SCLPS)

The licensing Act for Scotland requires that any member of staff involved with the service or sale of alcohol must under take basic training whether they work part time or full time.
Under the Licensing Act (Scotland) 2005, all staff working in licensed premises in Scotland must undertake a minimum of two hours of training, covering 16 prescribed training units.
The Scottish Certificate for Licensed Premises Staff (SCLPS) e-learning course is a fully interactive training programme, covering the 16 training units. On achieving this award and receiving your SCLPS certificate, you are ready to start work immediately in licensed premises anywhere in Scotland.

Course Content

SCLPS training covers 16 units prescribed by the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005:
1: The legal basis of the requirement for the training of staff.
2: Licensing and the licensing objectives.
3: The definition of “alcohol” in the Act.
4: What constitutes an unlicensed activity or sale?
5: The functions of Licensing Standards Officers, including their powers of entry.
6: The Function of an Operating Plan within the Licensing System
7: The different types of premises licence conditions.
8: Special provision for clubs.
9: Licensed hours.
10: Offences under the Act, particularly those involving persons under the age of 18.
11: Proof of age and the Sale of Alcohol to Children and Young Persons.
12: Test purchasing of alcohol.
13: Best practice as regards standards of service and refusing service.
14: Units of alcohol and the relationship between units and the strength of different alcoholic drinks.
15: The sensible drinking limits for males and females recommended by the British Medical Association.
16: Good practice in managing conflict situations.

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