Personal Licence Refresher
What is special about this course?
The Scottish Government requires all personal licence holders to undertake regular refresher training every 5 years to keep up their skills and to enable them to retain their personal licences. All personal licence holders must attend a 1/2 day update course, sit and pass an exam.
This is a 4 hour course with pre-course workbook. It is essential that candidates read this in advance of attending the course as part of preparation for the course.
Candidates must have a valid Personal Licence.
Course content is specified by the Scottish Government and covers an introduction to licensing, responsible operation of licensed premises and the effect of irresponsible operation on society and health.
40 question multiple choice assessment completes at the end of the training session.
How will I study my course?
- Short course
How long will my course last?1/2 Days
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
Please note, UHI West Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.
Please visit the course booking page for details of scheduled dates or contact your local college centre.
A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.
This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.
You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.
Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.
What can I do on completion of my course?
You can apply to be a licence holder of a licenced premises through your local Council Licensing Board.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI West Highland. Please note, UHI West Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI West Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.