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Personal Licence Holders Training (APLH)

Mincoffs Training are fully accredited to deliver Personal Licence Holder (APLH) training in Newcastle, Sunderland, Chester-le-Street, Durham and Middlesbrough.


We apologise for any inconvenience caused during these uncertain times with the rapidly changing nature of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).  As part of our ongoing effort to ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff, we are unable to run the Highfield Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Training Course until further notice.    

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.

This one day course is a legal requirement for anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail.  An application for a personal licence requires the applicant to gain the Award for Personal Licence Holders qualification in England and Wales.

Topics covered include:

  • The Licensing Act 2003
  • Premises Licences and Club Premises Certificates
  • Licensing Objectives
  • Powers of Enforcement and Offences
  • Temporary Events Notices
  • Responsibility in Alcohol Retailing

Courses can be delivered at Mincoffs Training Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne or at one of our North East satellite centres in Durham, Chester-le-Street, Sunderland and Middlesbrough. Subject to numbers, we can also deliver training at your premises.  Please enquire for further details.

The cost of the HABC Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) full day training course is £120 + VAT, including course materials, a sandwich lunch, refreshments and exam. A free resit of the exam is available if required.

For an additional £125 plus VAT, we can also apply for your personal licence. Please note, this fee does not include the application fee (£37) or a criminal record check. If you notify us in advance of the training, we can complete the forms when you attend your training course.

Please complete the form below to register your interest in any of these courses.

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

Matt Foster

Partner, Head of Licensing and Gaming

T: 0191 212

The Award for Personal Licence Holders training was very informative. It covered all aspects and highlighted improvements required in running my working men's club.

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To book a place on any of our training courses, please call 0191 281 6151 or complete the form below and we promise to get back to you as soon as possible.

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