Applying for Alcohol Licensing
Alcohol licences are a legal requirement for all situations where alcohol is provided, and failure to have one can result in serious legal consequences. The process involved in securing the right type of licence can often be confusing, but this course will provide you with everything you need, in order to make it clear.
We will begin by describing the background and different types of alcohol licences so that you know which one you require and why. Next, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to successfully apply for each type of licence, including where to find the application forms and who to contact for area-specific information.
We will also describe the role and duties of the all-important Designated Premises Supervisor, which is an important legal requirement for licensed premises.
Finally, we will cover the objectives, rules and conditions relating to the licensing process, so that you can understand the entire concept and be certain of your legal responsibilities and duties.
What You Will Learn on This Course:
- The different types of licences — when they are required and what they entail
- A step-by-step and detailed guide to successfully applying for each type of alcohol licence
- Who the Designated Premises Supervisor is, and why you need one to fulfil your legal responsibilities
- All you need to know about the objectives, rules and conditions surrounding alcohol licensing in the UK
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
- Avoid serious legal consequences, including significant financial penalties and criminal charges
- Save time and avoid confusion by getting all the correct information in one place
- Improve your industry reputation and relationship with local authorities by following the correct process
- Increase business by operating ethically and improving your brand reputation
- The types of establishments that require an alcohol licence
- What licensing fees entail
- The different types of alcohol licences
- The process for a licence to be granted
- How to apply for a premises licence, including how to fill out the form and the declaration of plans
- How to obtain a personal licence by gaining the right accreditation or hiring someone who is already accredited
- The roles and responsibilities of a DPS
- The steps to becoming a DPS
- The definition of community premises and who is eligible to apply
- The objectives and goals of alcohol licensing
- The mandatory legal conditions of alcohol licensing
- The rules and regulations involving minors and children on licensed premises
Who can take the Applying for Alcohol Licensing Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Applying for Alcohol Licensing Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 4 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.