This mandatory qualification for Licensing Standards Officers employed by their local Council will help you meet your mandatory training and elevate your career.

What to expect:

  • Specialised Curriculum: a curriculum crafted to address the unique challenges faced by Licensing Standards Officers. Gain a thorough understanding of regulations, compliance, and best practices.
  • Interactive Learning: an interactive training environment that ensures learning is informative, engaging, and memorable.
  • Real-world Applications: practical insights and real-world applications that you can implement immediately, making you a more effective and impactful Licensing Standards Officer.

“Very informative. I am confident that I will be able to apply everything I have learned. Comprehensive yet relaxed.”

Course details

  • No entrance requirements
  • 3-day course with pre-course reading
  • Course content is specified by the Scottish Government and covers an introduction to licensing, responsible operation of licensed premises and the effect of irresponsible operation on society and health
  • 50 question multiple choice assessment completed at the end of the training session, awarded by Alcohol Focus Scotland and accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority for the purposes of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

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