Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (New Licence Holder)

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 of Scotland) enables individuals to apply for this licence.

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This course assists in complying with the training requirements and a REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) certificate will be awarded on successful completion.


8.45am to 5.00pm including exam. Candidates are respectfully asked to ensure that they arrive on time for registration at 8.45am.


Delivery held at one of the following campuses (confirmed upon enquiry)

Hawick, TD9 0EH
Galashiels, TD1 3HE

We may also be able to deliver this on your premises subject to a minimum number of candidates.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, proof of identification eg, passport, driving licence, is required to be brought along on the day. Failure to provide this does not meet with awarding body requirements and candidats will therefore be unable to participate.If you have any additional support needs, it is important that you let us know as soon as possible to ensure that you are able to undertake the course on your chosen date. If this applies to you, please email with details.



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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01896 66 26 00