Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (online)

The law requires alcohol sales on licensed premises to be made or authorised by a personal licence holder. Individuals applying for a personal licence must hold an accredited licensing qualification such as the HABC Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (QCF).

We are now offering the ALPH qualification via online learning, which you complete at your own speed at a time to suit you.  When you are ready you then contact us, and come and sit the formal multiple-choice assessment in our training centre.

This qualification is accredited by both Ofqual and the Home Office, and has been designed to meet the statutory requirements of the Licensing Act 2003.

The aim of this qualification is to provide individuals with essential knowledge of the legal framework surrounding the sale of alcohol in England and Wales. This includes key information on:

  • the responsibilities of personal licence holders
  • duties of the designated premises supervisor
  • the role of licensing authorities and police powers regarding licensed premises

Achievement of this qualification forms an essential part of the personal licence application and enables those selling or authorising alcohol sales to operate both legally and responsibly.


This qualification is assessed through a 40-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the 

examination is 1 hour.  Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40.


£110 to include exam fees and all e-learning materials.


Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders


The course is delivered online, with assessment taken at our training centre (or on-site subject to numbers)