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An innovative e-learning course for the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) that can be taken anytime, anywhere.

Anyone involved in the sale of alcohol in both on-sales and off-sales environments must complete the SCPLH at SCQF level 6 to apply for a licence. Highfield’s SCPLH e-learning can be used to cover the knowledge element of the SCPLH or SCPLH(R) qualification.

Who is the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Course Suitable For?

Highfield’s Level 6 SCPLH e-learning course is suitable for learners looking for an awareness of personal licensing, or who wish to go on to achieve the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCQF) qualification. Achieving the qualification enables the learner to apply for a personal licence to sell alcohol whether they work in on-sales or off-sales environments.

Is this course suitable for me if I wish to apply for my Scottish personal licence?

  • Yes, but you will need a qualification as well.

What’s Included in the SCPLH E-learning Course?

  • Licensing law
  • Personal licences
  • Premises licences
  • The protection of children
  • Powers and enforcement
  • Temporary events
  • Responsible alcohol retailing

Pre-requisites to Attend

No prior knowledge needed


4 – 5 hours

How It Works

The e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Simply log on to the Learner Management System (LMS) and work your way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide you with real-life context.


You will be assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.


Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.