Licensing Law Awareness

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "CIEH"
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What Will I Learn?

Gain a clear understanding of the job role in terms of working, selling or supplying alcohol.
Gain an understanding of the impact alcohol can have on people unless it is served responsibly.
Learn how to create a safe establishment.
Acquire good knowledge in what your job as a server entails.
Learn the importance of the rules of the Licensing Law 2003.
Learn how to tackle disorderly contact within the establishment.
Have an awareness of underage drinking and how to keep children safe.


The Licensing Law Awareness course is designed for individuals who are working within the retail organisation and want to serve alcohol to the public, but who need to be aware of their legal requirements and responsibilities. The course is the perfect choice for workers and employees of all levels who want to serve alcohol responsibly.  The course will demonstrate to learners the importance of the rules of the public when serving alcohol as stipulated in the Licensing Law Act.

The Licensing Law Awareness course covers key topics which include the Licensing Law Act in 2003, alcohol and its effects, personal responsibility when serving it, underage drinking, preventing trouble and dealing with incidents. Unless sold responsibly, it can have a harmful impact on people’s lives and this is what the Licensing Act objectives are, to protect the public.

The Licensing Law Awareness course aims to raise awareness of your responsibilities to the public in this role. For any individual who works, sells or supplies alcohol on their premises in England and Wales they must ensure that it is a safe and welcoming establishment. It is an academic qualification that is highly useful to individuals in the field of environmental awareness and who wants to take their academic career to the next level.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Employees, workers
  • Designated premise supervisors
  • Managers
  • Anyone who wants to further advance their knowledge in complying with the law

Entry Requirement

  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in licensing law
  • Access Duration
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  •  Other Benefits
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

At the end of the Licensing Law Awareness you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Licensing Law Awareness by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

This certificate will supplement your qualifications and help you in landing a high paying job in an industry of your choice. You can also use this certificate as an opportunity to demand for a higher pay or job promotion from your employer. Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,

  • Business Manager – £34,591 per annum
  • Operations Supervisor – £24,842 per annum
  • Health and Safety Advisor – £29,784 per annum
  • Legal Advisor – £27,649 per annum
Common Career Paths For Health Safety Advisor
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Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
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Course Curriculum

1: The Licensing Act
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Alcohol-related deaths in the UK
1.3 Introduction
1.4 Navigating the course
1.5 The course tutor and glossary
1.6 Objectives
1.7 Why have licensing laws?
1.8 The licensing acts
1.9 Objectives of the acts
1.10 Scope of the licensing act
1.11 Check your knowledge
1.12 Retailers and the licensing law
1.13 Types of licenses required
1.14 Enforcing the licensing laws
1.15 Who is responsible for selling alcohol on your premises?
1.16 Consequences for breaking the law
1.17 Check your knowledge
1.18 Summary
2: Personal Responsibilities
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Alcohol-related offences
2.3 Objectives
2.4 Your personal legal responsibility
2.5 Who would you serve?
2.6 Minors
2.7 Entering premises
2.8 Exercise
2.9 Summary
3: The Effects of Alcohol
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Alcohol-related deaths
3.3 Objectives
3.4 What is an alcoholic drink?
3.5 Measuring common alcoholic drinks by volume
3.6 Measuring common alcoholic drinks by units
3.7 Effects of drinking alcohol
3.8 Driving under the influence
3.9 Knowledge check
3.10 Summary
4: Responsible Alcohol Retailing
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Responsible alcohol retailing
4.3 Objectives
4.4 Responsible sale of alcohol
4.5 Refusing a sale
4.6 Dealing with problems
4.7 Several key community schemes
4.8 General guidelines for responsible retailing
4.9 Portman group code of practice
4.10 Rules for advertising
4.11 Knowledge check
4.12 Sources of conflict and crime
4.13 Summary
5: The Protection of Children
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Do you know?
5.3 Consequences of the sale of alcohol to children
5.4 Regulations regarding the sale of alcohol to children
5.5 Prosecution and defence
5.6 Establishing a person’s age
5.7 Check your knowledge
5.8 Age-related policies and notifications
5.9 Acceptable forms of ID
5.10 How to spot a fake ID
5.11 Fake Ids
5.12 Test purchasing
5.13 Other restricted items
5.14 Guidelines for refusing to serve
5.15 Check your knowledge
5.16 Summary

Students feedback


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    Jamie Carr

    September 19, 2019
    Very informative

    I found the section on how to safeguard children from the harmful effects of alcohol the most informative. I strongly recommend this course to supervisors and managers of alcohol establishments as there is more to learn on this subject than you realise.

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    Denis Johnson

    September 04, 2019
    Very helpful course

    I’m a supervisor in an establishment that serves alcohol, I found this course very helpful, and to remind me that when I have a team of employees working under me, they need to be supervised properly in this regard and to make sure that alcohol is served responsibly.

    J B

    Jackson Byrne

    August 27, 2019
    Good learning material

    The course was a good introduction to learning about licensing laws in the UK.

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    Charlie Bailey

    August 15, 2019
    Resourceful and educational

    The course focuses heavily on how to serve alcohol in a responsible setting, and why it is important. Very resourceful and educational.

    J L

    Jacob Lane

    August 09, 2019
    Excellent course

    I wanted to have more awareness on how to keep the establishment safe and follow the Licensing Law Act. I must say this course covered everything I wanted to know on the topic. This is not only good for me, but also helpful to people that work for me.

    D H

    Dolcie Hayes

    July 21, 2019
    Well-presented course

    The presentation was very good. The instructor was very knowledgeable in Licensing Law.

    H W

    Harry Webb

    July 02, 2019
    Clear and precise

    As a business owner of an establishment that sells and supplies alcohol, I took this course to have a clear understanding of licensing laws, and I’m pleased with the results. I plan to share my knowledge with my employees.



    January 07, 2019
    Great Course

    I am now more confident in licensing laws and this course has a lot to offer a learner. Great course.

    R R

    Ryan Riverstone

    December 13, 2018
    Good Learning Experience

    This course covers most of the licensing laws and is a wonderful course to get enrolled in. It was a good learning experience overall.

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