frequently asked questions
Personal licences allow you to sell alcohol on behalf of any business that has a premises licence. Anyone who does not hold a personal licence must be authorised to sell alcohol by a personal licence holder. There is no such requirement for the supply of alcohol in a members' club.
Why do I need a personal licence?
Can I take my Personal Licence exam online and what is the benefit?
Rosco Training Limited offer the facility to take your exam online which will give you an immediate result. All you need to do is bring your own fully charged laptop/tablet to the course. If you take the exam on paper, results are usually available 7-10 working days later.
How long does a Personal licence last?
Your personal licence does not expire or have an expiry date.
Do I need a Licence to sell alcohol online?
If the alcohol is shipped to the sellers premises and they then dispatch to their final customer, they will need a personal licence and a premises licence.
How old do I have to be and how do I get the qualification to apply for a Personal Licence
You must be 18 years or older and hold a licensing qualification (Award for Personal Licence Holders ( APLH ) Level 2). Rosco Training Limited hold regular courses in Manchester.
What can I do if I have a personal licence
Once you have your personal licence you’ll be able to sell alcohol at any licensed premises (any premises that is already licensed for the sale of alcohol) and at any event with a Temporary Event Notice.
What is a Temporary Event Notice (TEN)?
A TEMPORARY EVENT NOTICE, OR TEN, IS REQUIRED BEFORE CARRYING OUT LICENSABLE ACTIVITY ON UNLICENSED PREMISES, OR WHEN THE ACTIVITY IS OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF AN EXISTING LICENCE.
HOW MUCH DOES A PERSONAL LICENCE COST?
Rosco Training Limited charge £130 plus VAT for a one-day course with a multiple choice exam at the end of the day. Your Personal Licence Application costs £37, which is payable to your local Council and there is also a charge of £25 for your basic DBS check.