HABC Level Two Award for Personal Licence Holders.

Under the Licensing Act 2003, anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol has to hold a personal licence. In order to qualify for a personal licence, an applicant must hold a licensing qualification which is Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) Accredited and Government approved.

This qualification, the HABC level two Award for Personal Licence Holders, is both RQF accredited and Government approved, and has been specifically designed to meet the statutory requirements of the Licensing Act 2003.

If you would like more information please contact Jaqui Graham jaqui.graham@eastridingcollege.ac.uk 01482 390982


You can enrol for this course from Wednesday 18 August. For more information on how to enrol on this course telephone 0345 120 0044.

This course is offered at the St James Centre, Hull, on Wednesday 1 September, 9am to 5pm, Course Code PJ053/1 or Wednesday 15 September, 9am to 5pm, Course Code PJ007/1 or Monday 15 November 9am to 5pm, Course Code PJ066/1

How will I be assessed?

  • E-assessment
  • Multiple-choice xxamination


What next?

On achievement of the HABC Level two NCPLH and the HABC Introduction to Licensed Retail Operations (an introduction to managing licensed premises) you will also be awarded the HABC level two Award in Licensed Retail. For personal licence holders that are also going to designated premises supervisors, there is the HABC level three National Certificate for Designated Premises Supervisors also available. These qualifications form a solid foundation of knowledge for the HABC level three Advanced Certificate in Licensed Hospitality and the HABC level three Diploma in Licensed Hospitality, which are both management development qualifications.

Additional information

Potential employment opportunities:

  • Bar Person/Manager
  • Catering/Restaurant Manager
  • Checkout Operator
  • Conference and Banqueting Assistant/Manager
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Event and Exhibition Organiser
  • Greengrocer
  • Hotel Manager
  • Leisure Centre Manager
  • Publican
  • Retail Manager
  • Store Owner/Manager
  • Wine Merchant

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide