Course details

We run the Highfield Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (RQF) through Highfield Qualifications who are an accredited personal licence qualification provider.

How long will it take?

The course is made up of a recommended 8 hours of guided learning (9.30am to 4.30pm) plus an extra two hours of self study. This is an estimate of the time it would take an average learner to achieve the qualification, but this may vary depending on individual needs.

Topics covered

  • The nature, purpose and period of validity of a personal licence
  • The application process and legal duties when applying for a personal licence
  • The legal duties of a personal licence holder
  • The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities
  • The nature and strength of alcohol and the effect on the body and the law in relation to premises licences

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice assessment which is made up of 40 questions that must be completed within one hour. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a minimum pass mark of 70%. Once the assessment has been completed, your paper will be sent to Highfield to be marked and the results will be provided to us within 7 working days from receipt.   

You can view sample questions to give you an idea of what to expect on the course.