Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a time limit on a Personal Licence?

Is there a time limit on a Personal Licence?

Personal Licences must be renewed every 10 years. Renewal applications are made to the licensing authority or board that originally granted the licence. The BIIAB APLH certificate doesn’t currently have an expiration date.

How much does the APLH course cost?

How much does the APLH course cost?

At INNfluential,  we charge just £115.00 for the BIIAB APLH when booked online or £120 when taken as a telephone booking. This includes all tutoring, course handbook, exam fees and certification. We even provide lunch!  We constantly price check and the average price across England & Wales is £150 ex VAT!   (INNfluential are not VAT registered)

What's the difference between a Personal and a Premises Licence?

What's the difference between a Personal and a Premises Licence?

A personal licence is granted to an individual, enabling that person to authorise the sale of alcohol from licensed premises. A premises licence allows licensable activities, including the sale of alcohol, to take place from a premises.

What is the criteria for the APLH examination?

What is the criteria for the APLH examination?

An APLH exam is a 40 question multiple-choice paper. You must get 28 out of 40 to pass. The exam measures the knowledge and understanding you've gained on the training course. It's about ensuring you know the legal and social responsibilities of a personal licence holder. 

Where do I need to display my Personal Licence?

Where do I need to display my Personal Licence?

The simple answer is that you don’t, but you do need to have it available for inspection by police or licensing authority officials.You must, however, display a summary of your Premises Licence in a prominent place.

Which disclosure do I need for a Personal Licence?

Which disclosure do I need for a Personal Licence?

You will need a basic disclosure. We recommend you apply on line to Disclosure Scotland.

Who issues a Personal Licence?

Who issues a Personal Licence?

The local licensing authority, where the applicant lives. These are usually attached to the local council.

What does a Personal Licence allow me to do?

What does a Personal Licence allow me to do?

It allows you to make sales  or authorise sales of alcohol in accordance with the conditions stated on a Premises Licence.

Will a drink driving offence stop me from getting my Personal Licence?

Will a drink driving offence stop me from getting my Personal Licence?

This is a relevant offence and the police would object where this is unspent.

Would a criminal record stop me getting a Personal Licence?

Would a criminal record stop me getting a Personal Licence?

Maybe, but this is not always the case. In reality, if an applicant has an unspent offence the police will object and in a lot of cases the licence will end up not being granted. An offence is ‘spent‘ after a period of time depending on seriousness. Offences, which are never ‘spent‘, are those where the offender was sentenced to a custodial sentence of over 30 months. 

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