Scottish Certificate Personal Licence Holders (Full/New Licence Holder)


27 Mar 2023


27 Mar 2023

Any member of staff authorising the sale of alcohol in a licensed premises is legally required to hold a Personal Licence, the Scottish Personal Licence Holders Certificate (Awarded by REHIS - Royal Environmental Health Institute Scotland) enables individuals to aply for this licence.

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Success candidates will receive a REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) Approved Personal Licence Holders certificate


9am to 5pm


Borders College, Buccleuch Road, Hawick, TD9 0EH

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Entry requirements

Candidates are required to be age 18 or over and hold a current Personal Licence. Photographic proof of identity, eg, passport or photographic driving licence is required to be presented at the start of the course. Without this, candidates would not comply with the course requirements and would therefore be unable to take part.

Additional Funding Information

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course. To find out more, please call 01450 361030 or email



Course Content

The course will cover:

  • The reason for, and importance of, the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005
  • Responsible operation of licensed premises
  • Overview of the licensing function
  • Key Roles
  • Licensing and Operational responsibilities
  • Protecting children and young people from harm
  • Control of Order
  • Training
  • Associated law
  • The Effect of alcohol consumption on customers and your business
  • Alcohol intoxication
  • Illegal drugs
  • Social responsibility


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