REHIS Scottish Certificate For Personal Licence Holders @ SCQF Level 5


The Certificate for Scottish Personal Licence Holders course is aimed at anyone who works or wants to work as a Personal Licence Holder in on-sales and off-sales premises. This includes premises such as Public Houses, Hotels, Nightclubs and retail establishments. The course allows candidates to achieve the required qualification for the application process to become a Personal Licence Holder according to the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

Candidates will recieve a guide for Personal Licence Holders in advance of the courses starting and it is expected that candidates read the guide prior to the course commencing.

Course code





1 day




Location: Dumfries
Delivery – 08 Apr 2024 09:00
Delivery – 12 Jun 2024 09:00

Location: Stranraer
Delivery – 25 Jun 2024 09:00

Entry Requirements

No formal Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold photographic ID – you will not be able to complete the examination without it.

Course Content

Key Sections:

  • Introduction to Licensing law
  • Key roles in Licensing
  • Personal licenses
  • Premises licenses – an introduction, conditions and licensed hours
  • Control of Order
  • Training
  • Protecting children and Young Persons from harm
  • Responsible alcohol retailing
  • Associated Law


40 question multiple choice examination
Duration: 1 hour (60mins)

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199

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