The alcohol licensing laws of the United Kingdom regulate the sale and consumption of alcohol. It is important for anyone working in licensed premises to have a basic understanding of these laws and how they apply to them. This course starts with an overview of UK alcohol licensing laws and the importance of the four key licensing objectives. The course will also discuss mandatory conditions, which are compulsory for all licensed premises and looks in detail at the major issue of age verification. Finally, it outlines the responsibilities involved in alcohol retailing including drinking guidelines and how to avoid and reduce conflict.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the key legislation involved with the supply of alcohol and its extended link to crime prevention and effects on the public.
• Understand the different licences involved, their key objectives and identify the roles of responsibilities invoked from the licences.
• Recognise the mandatory conditions placed on premises who receive their licences and your duties to comply.
• Understand the role and responsibility of the Licensing Authority.
Anyone working in licensed premises. This course could be included as part of the induction process or used to further enhance existing staff’s understanding of their responsibilities.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life.