Alcohol Licensing (Level 2)

HABC Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (QCF)

Alcohol Licensing Level 2
This qualification is designed for those learners working in, or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. It is a prerequisite for anyone who wishes to hold a personal licence. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

The objective of the qualification is to allow an individual to meet a requirement set by law in order to undertake a specific role.

Persons gaining this qualification will understand the main requirements of the Licensing Act 2003, the importance of promoting the licensing objectives and the legal responsibilities of a personal licence holder.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?

It is assessed by a one-hour, 40 question multiple choice examination.

Learners must achieve a mark of at least 28 in order to pass.

What next?

Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to further learning areas, including:

  • Qualifications for Designated Premises Supervisors
  • NVQs or apprenticeships in hospitality or retail