SCQF Level 5
Professional Cookery, Hospitality, Retail and Events

Course Overview
This qualification is aimed at anyone in Scotland who needs to apply for a Personal Licence to sell alcohol in Scotland. The qualification covers the syllabus set by the Scottish government and will ensure learners understand the law regulation and responsibilities attached to the retail sale of alcohol. Edinburgh College has been recognised as an accredited BIIAB centre to teach SCPLH with experienced staff who are experts in the hospitality industry. It takes place at our Sighthill Campus with the ease of close by bus and tram routes as well as car parking.

All successful BIIAB SCPLH candidates are invited to activate their complimentary provisional BII membership. This is the first step to becoming a member of the professional body for the licensed hospitality sector and includes some bespoke benefits. 

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What You Will Learn
The roles responsibilities and functions of Licensing Boards and Licensing Standards Officers 
  • The application process for a personal licence 
  • The application process for premises and occasional licences mandatory and discretionary conditions
  • Protection of children from harm 
  • The content and purpose of an operating schedule and risk assessment 
  • Drunkenness and disorderly behaviour 
  • Licensed hours 
  • Control of order 
  • The responsible retail sale of alcohol 
  • Roles and responsibilities of the personal licence holder and the penalties relation to failure to comply with the law 
  • Unauthorised licensable activities 
  • Rights of entry to licensed premises 
  • The strengths of alcoholic drinks and the effects of alcohol on the human body
  • Entry Requirements
    There are no entry requirements for this course.
    How the course is assessed
    Assessment: 40 Multiple choice questions
    Career Opportunities
    • Bar worker
    • Personal Licensee
    • Retail or Shop Manager
    • Goods Manager Role

    Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
    1 Day
    Course Cost And Funding Options
    Fee: £142 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
    Start Date(s)

    Part Time

    This course will start on…
    • 29/10/2019
    • 03/12/2019
    End Date(s)

    Part Time

    This course will end on...
    • 29/10/2019
    • 03/12/2019
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