Personal licence training course overview

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We offer the Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) course at a very competitive price which can be taken in conjunction with our personal licence application service. 

The APLH should be taken by anyone who works in a role which requires them to authorise the sale of alcohol to the public (as per the legal requirements):

  • Designated premises supervisor (DPS)
  • Managers
  • Assistant managers
  • Supervisors
  • Staff seeking promotion to one of these positions

One day training course 

£100 plus VAT

We run a one day (9.30am to 4.30pm) training session delivered by experienced council licensing officers which is followed by a multiple choice assessment. The course is held at our offices in Cheltenham town centre on the following dates:

  • Thursday 23 May
  • Thursday 4 July
  • Thursday 15 August
  • Thursday 26 September
  • Tuesday 5 November
  • Tuesday 3 December

You can read the course details for more information of the day or view sample questions of the assessment.

Our recent customers

  • Gloucestershire Constabulary
  • Under the Prom
  • The Grill 49
  • Tyga

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Why choose us

  • We are cheaper than other local training providers 
  • Our course is delivered by experienced licensing officers who can offer practical knowledge
  • Training, study material and exam fee are all included in the one day course
  • Shortlisted as a finalist for the ‘Best Commercial Council’ category in the MJ Achievement Awards 2019.


Content relayed across very well which made everything easy to learn - Sam 

Trainer was polite, clear and approchable - James

How to get to us

All one day courses will be held at the Municipal Offices in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 9SA. We have a map showing where we are and details on how to get to us (by bus, car or train).  The nearest car parks to the Municipal Offices are:

  • Regent Arcade Car Park (GL50 1JZ)
  • Royal Well Car Park (GL50 3DS)
  • Chelt Walk Car Park (GL50 3PR)
  • St Georges Road Car Park (GL50 1PH)
  • Town Centre East multi story (GL52 2SA)