Scottish Personal Licence Holder Refresher

What is special about this course?

The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 states that all Premises Managers must hold a valid Personal Licence or alcohol cannot be served. In order for an individual to be granted a personal licence they must have evidence of a valid licensing qualification such as Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Scotland.  These certificates are valid for five years and must be renewed prior to the expiry date. If it is not renewed the licence will be revoked and candidates cannot reapply to be a licence holder for a further five years.

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Entry requirements

How will I study my course?

  • Short course
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

4 Hours

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a computer based 1 hour multiple-choice test folowing the refresher training.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What funding can I apply for?

£200 ILA funding is available for this course.  To obtain your ILA please contact ILA Scotland on 0800 917 8000 for an application pack or check online at

ILA's must be in place before the course, they cannot be submitted retrospectively.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Scottish Personal Licence Holder Refresher

Applications are to be made through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI, The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273307.

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