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SCPLH Licensing Training Presentation

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Licensing - Scotland


  • Title: SCPLH Licensing Training Presentation
  • Author: Nicola Baylis  
  • Format: digital download
  • 4th Edition, July 2018

Our tutor packs come with a 12-month Highfield promise, meaning if we update our tutor packs within 12 months of your purchase, we will send you the updated presentation absolutely free.

This highly interactive tutor pack offers an engaging training resource for course tutors delivering the SCPLH course. Our personal licence holder training materials encourage learners’ engagement while offering an excellent quality, great value for money resource for tutors. The pack contains:

• a fully interactive, editable PowerPoint presentation complete with illustrations and engaging imagery
• tutor thumbnails and lecture notes
• learner thumbnails
• a learner pack
• a second presentation that should be used to deliver the half-day SCPLH (Refresher) course that all licence holders in Scotland must complete with 5 years of acquiring their licence

Topics covered include:

• Scottish licensing law
• personal licences
• premises licences
• occasional licences
• licensed hours and extensions
• powers and enforcement
• the protection of children and young people
• responsibility in alcohol retailing
• associated law

We recommend that this tutor pack is used alongside the Highfield SCPLH and SCPLH(R) Licensing course book for a complete course package.

This product will be provided to customers as a digital download and upon purchase the Highfield sales team will contact you regarding download instructions. You will receive your digital copy within one working day of your purchase being made.

To download your presentation you will need to use Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, or an up-to-date version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Minimum system requirements for use:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 or above
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 or above
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or above
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 or above


SCPLH Licensing Training Course PowerPoint £183.00

Please note: All prices are per unit and are exclusive of VAT and shipping.

Ideal for use on the SCPLH (Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders) course.

Update added in July 2018

SCPLH and SCPLH Refresher Training Presentation Updates - 4th Edition, July 2018

The addendums below cover the changes made to the 4th edition of this training presentation. These changes were implemented in July 2018 

Update added in March 2015

SCPLH Presentation Updates - February 2015

This product has now been contributed heavily to by Janet Hood. Janet is a solicitor specialising in liquor licensing and other legislation relevant to businesses involved in retail, hospitality and tourism in Scotland. She acts as a consultant to a number of law firms across Scotland.

Product amendments:

  • New information has been added regarding the fundamentals of licensing system relating to the Act covering both on and off sales
  • Further information has been added on the roles of licensing boards, including delegation, the Licensing Register and influencing members of the licensing board
  • Clarification and new information has been added relating to revocation of personal licence
  • Information relating to old convictions has been added under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
  • The legal alcohol limit has been updated (from 80mg per 100ml to 50mg per 100ml)
  • Changes have been made to information on licensed hours
  • Clarification has been provided on further conditions for other premises opening after 1am
  • Clarification has been provided regarding refresher training requirements
  • Clarification has been provided regarding application, review and transfer of premises licence
  • Clarification has been provided on information on occasional licences
  • Further information is provided on closure orders
  • A review of information relating to statutory notice regarding underage sales
  • A new PASS card image and guidance has been added
  • A list of acceptable forms of ID has been added
  • Clarification is provided and information has been added on partnership schemes
  • Additional information has been provided on the role of door supervisors on licensed premises
  • Clarification has been provided for definitions of: relevant offences, foreign offences, personal licence, licensing board, occasional licence, licensing objectives, local licensing forum, alcohol, licensing policy, hearing
  • National Pubwatch Scheme, Scottish Grocers Federation, Alcohol Focus Scotland, Public Health Information Scotalnd and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems have been added to apprendix 1.