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.

This course will be taken by  classroom attendance at Hull unless there are government guideline changes then it will move to online. Materials will be sent via email. If the course moves to online you will need a laptop with the software for opening word and PDF files. Full support is given throughout the course. You will be invited via MS Teams to attend the classroom session. At the end of the course you will complete an in-house assessment and receive an in-house certificate. A date for the accredited exam will be sent to you. At the moment you will be given a date to suit you and an hour slot, where you can come in to complete the course with your tutor /invigilator. There will be total infection control in place at the college as standard. You will be in a classroom on your own with a tutor to ensure social distancing.

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

For more information on how to enrol on this course telephone 0345 120 0044.

This course is offered Thursday 28 January 2021, Course Code K0085J2LPC or Tuesday 9 March, Course Code K0085J2LPD both at the Hull campus.


How will I be assessed?

  • E-assessment
  • Multiple Choice Examination


How will the course be delivered?

If you are interested in this course please telephone the College on 0345 120 0044.

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 2020 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide