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Mincoffs Training are delighted to offer a suite of training courses for professionals in the licensed trade.

Mincoffs Training is fully accredited by Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance and can offer training courses from our training centre in Newcastle upon Tyne or at one of our satellite centres in Sunderland, Durham, Washington or Middlesbrough.  Subject to numbers, we can also deliver training at your premises.

All of our training courses are delivered by Training Consultant Tim Robson, a former Sergeant in Durham Constabulary.


Our training courses include:

Personal Licence Holders Training (APLH)

The Award for Personal License Holders (APLH) training course covers all topics required to achieve the necessary qualification to apply for a personal licence and is aimed at those working within the retail sale of alcohol.


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Underage Sales and Prevention Course (QCF)

The Underage Sales and Prevention course (QCF), provides information on the Licensing Act 2003 and focuses upon age-restricted products and methods of preventing unlawful sales taking place.

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Flexi Training

Our Flexi Training service allows you to identify specific training needs within your licensed trade business.

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Premises Audit

We can undertake a premises assessment which can be used to identify potential issues before they become an issue.

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To find out more about our training courses for the licensed trade, contact:

Matt Foster

Partner, Head of Licensing and Gaming

T: 0191 212

Tim Robson made the topic enjoyable and easy to understand…..A very informative and well laid out course. For what can be a complicated subject, Tim was able to simplify it and make it easy to comprehend.
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