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Get Qualified with a Personal Licence Holders Course (APLH)

The Personal Licence Holders (APLH) course is an interactive, fun and engaging approach to personal licence holder training. This online course covers the syllabus of the level 2 award for personal licence holders (APLH).

Please note: to achieve the Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders qualification (required to obtain a Personal Licence), you must sit an exam with a recognised training provider following completion of this e-learning.

Protect Your Staff, Your Company and Your Community!

A licensed premises must have at least one personal licence holder. This Highfield Personal Licence Holders course covers the knowledge required to achieve a level 2 award for personal licence holders.

Who is the Highfield Personal Licence Holders Course Suitable For?

The Personal Licence Holders course is perfect for anyone who wishes to sell alcohol in England or Wales including:

  • Designated Premises Supervisors who is or needs to become a personal licence holder
  • Restaurant or Bar Managers wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail

What’s Included in the Personal Licence Holders Course?

Understand licensing law and enforcement

  • Ensure an understanding of the required laws and enforcement of licensing

Learn what a personal licence is and who needs one

  • Grasp the ins and outs of personal licensing and why you need it

Know how to apply for a premises licence

  • Be in the best possible position to apply for your premises licence

Ensure the protection of children

  • Understand the measures required to ensure the protection of children

Prepare for temporary events

  • Don’t stress about the organisation of events by getting the right knowledge

Ensure responsible retailing

  • Know the importance of following alcohol retailing responsibility regulations

Get the Knowledge You Need Without Losing Productivity


  • Highfield endorsed with instant access to a PDF certificate

4-5 hours average

  • Get up to speed in just a few hours – no prior knowledge needed

Self paced

  • Learn at your own pace using our online platform


  • Available on a wide range of devices, includes audio, video and transcripts


Learners will need to take a regulated exam in order to apply for a Personal Licence.


A Learning Experience That Will Be Remembered

Interactive exercises

  • Keep your learners and employees engaged with interactive exercises

Compelling imagery

  • Visual references to help learners understand the information

Quizzes / assessments

  • Knowledge checks throughout enable learners to stay on track

Written by experts

  • Content created by our industry and subject matter experts

Simple to follow

  • Course delivered in bite sized chunks to suit all learners

This course is ideal for those looking for knowledge to go on to take a regulated exam and apply for a personal licence to sell alcohol. This may include those working in hospitality, bars, retail and on or off-licences.


Scottish Personal Licence Holders

  • should be equipped with the SCPLH knowledge and not the APLH