Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Refresher SCPLH/R Training Course

Scottish Online Refresher Training

All Scottish personal licence holders have a mandatory requirement to refresh their SCPLH Scottish licensing qualification.

The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Refresher (SCPLH/R) is the legal qualification required under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 to refresh your knowledge of licensing law.

It is also the qualification that the Scottish Government is recommending you complete and submit at the same time as your renewal application.

The BIIAB SCPLH/R refresher qualification is accepted by all Scottish Licensing Boards.


Course content:

  • Licensing objectives
  • Understanding the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005
  • Legal changes since the introduction of the Act
  • Licences and operating conditions
  • Application procedures
  • Protecting children from harm

Existing personal licence holders duty

The refresher course must be completed within 5 years of the date that your personal licence was granted, unless your licence was granted during the transition period, in which case the refresher course should be completed within 5 years of 1st September 2009, which is when the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 came in to force.

Online Refresher Course:

The SCPLH-R course is delivered as an online e-learning course which can we completed at your leisure either at home or in work. However, you must complete your exam at one of our invigilated centres. Simply choose a location and date convenient for you from our selection and book.

Login details:

Once we have your details and payment confirmation your login details and password will be sent to you via email.

40 question examination in multiple choice format. Candidates must complete their exam under invigilated conditions at one of our training centres.

Examination Locations:

Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

Online training course

Examination Time:
Between 15.30 to 17.00

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Course Material:
Online Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Refresher (SCPLH-R) e-learning course and handbook.

Course Fees: £120 Including VAT

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