Certificate For Personal Licence Holders
(City & Guilds)

SCQF Level 6

The Certificate for Scottish Personal Licence Holders course is aimed at meeting the needs of candidates who work or want to work as a Personal Licence Holder in on-sales and off-sales premises. This included premises such as Public Houses, Hotels, Nightclubs and retail establishments. The course allows candidates to achieve the required qualification for the application process to become a Personal Licence Holder according to the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

  • This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.
  • Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

Course Timetable

Online classroom:

This course will be delivered online over 4 x 1.5hr sessions via Microsoft Teams and our virtual learning environment. Exam will be onsite at Dumfries and Galloway College

Classroom delivery:

This course will be delivered across a full day face-to-face at either Dumfries or Stranraer.


Candidates will be assessed using a 40 question multiple choice question paper and are required to achieve 70% to pass.

Candidates must hold photographic ID – you will not be able to complete the examination without it.

What you Need...

You will have to have access to your own laptop or PC, with integrated camera and microphone, as this course is delivered using Microsoft TEAMS.

Course Provider Contact Details
SCQF Level 6