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  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   Short Course
  • Course Type:   Part-time


The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders is a qualification aimed at anyone working in or preparing to work in any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol.

Start Date: Wednesday 29th March 2023
Time: 9.00am-4.00pm
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Deer Park Country Club, Golf Course Road, Deans, Livingston, EH54 8AB (click here for directions)
Cost: £125

Please contact for an enrolment form. All enrolment forms must be fully completed and returned to us by Wednesday 15th March 2023. 

It may be easier to save the form as a PDF to a laptop before completing it, which can then be emailed as an attachment. The enrolment form can also be printed and scanned back by email as an attachment or handed in to the college reception.

Once the enrolment form has been received the attendee place will be confirmed on a first come first served basis.

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • What the course includes

    This course covers:

    • Introduction to licensing
    • Responsible operation of licensed premises
    • Effect of irresponsible operation on society and health

    The assessment at the end is a multiple choice paper.


Why choose this course?

This qualification offers students the chance to understand how the licensing process works in Scotland, how people employed within the licensed trade can work responsibly and the consequences of this if they don’t.

  • First Aid

    Where it leads


    • Enhanced employment opportunities

Interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding


To discuss payment options for your course please call 01506 427558 or email

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.