Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

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 a regulated licensing qualification, such as this Highfield Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders . This regulated qualification is ideal for anyone working in, or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol and who wishes to become a personal licence holder.

Course Content

Subjects covered include:

  • The purpose of a personal licence,
  • The application process,
  • Legal duties of a personal licence holder
  • Current licensing law.


The course takes approximately eight hours to complete, including refreshment breaks and the exam.

The course concludes with a one-hour, 40-question multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a mark of at least 28 in order to pass. The test can be conducted orally for anyone who has reading difficulties, provided we are notified at least 2 weeks in advance of the course date.


All successful candidates will receive the nationally recognised Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders


Please see our main page for updated dates on courses (please note due to current covid restrictions dates are limited, please contact us for more information)  Main Page

Please contact to request a booking form. 


Individual places on our programmed courses please contact email healthandsafetytraining@doncaster.gov.uk 

Groups - To make the training more convenient and cost effective, this qualification can be delivered to groups of people at a venue of your choice, (customer provides venue and refreshments) with dates and times arranged to suit you and tailored to your particular staff training needs. We charge for a minimum of six people, up to a maximum of 20 delegates per course.  Please contact us for further details.

We now have the facility to take payment by debit card over the phone. Please contact us for more information on email healthandsafetytraining@doncaster.gov.uk 

Last updated: 29 January 2024 08:15:22