When you work within the licensed retail sector, there are certain qualifications you may need to attain. If you are feeling a little confused as to what all the qualifications are and which you need to go on a retail licensing training course to attain, this guide should prove very helpful.
This is the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) Level 5, and it is for anyone who is in a role in which they are required to authorise retail sales of alcohol (i.e. managers, supervisors etc.). It is the qualification needed to apply for a Personal Licence to sell alcohol in Scotland.
This is the Scottish Award for Licensed Premises Staff (SALPS), and it is for anyone in a job that involves serving alcohol in licenced premises (other than the holder of a Personal Licence).
This is the National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (NCPLH) Level 2, and it is for managers and supervisors in retail licensing roles. It is the qualification needed to apply for a Personal Licence in England and Wales.
This is the National Diploma for Designated Premises Supervisor (NDDPS) Level 3, and it is for anyone who has been named the designated premises supervisors in licensed premises.
This is the Award for Under Age Sales Prevention (AUASP) Level 2, and it is a qualification to ensure anyone working in the licensed retail industry knows the law in relation to age restricted products and underage drinking and sales.