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Preventing Underage Sales Handbook

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This practical easy-to-read book is ideal for use on Level 2 Award in Underage Sales Prevention courses. This book is suitable for those that sell age-restricted products to the public. The completion of this handbook provides learners with the knowledge they need to help sell products both legally and responsibly. This publication was written by Subject Matter Expert Nicola Baylis.

  • Title: Preventing Underage Sales - Level 2 Handbook
  • Author: Nicola Baylis
  • Pages: 40
  • ISBN: 978-1-909749-18-4
  • Illustrations: Full-colour illustrations
  • Format: A5 firmback, gloss finish
  • Published: September 2013, 2nd Edition

This new publication focuses on a number of key topics relevant to ensuring the prevention of underage sales and is an incredibly effective and accessible handbook that covers the sale of a wide range of age restricted products. The book also includes a number of Self-test activities and comes with a Staff Training Record Declaration. 

Topics covered include:

  • What the law says 
  • Categories of harm 
  • Which products are age restricted?
  • The products, the law and the penalties
  • How to prevent underage sales
  • What is test purchasing?
  • Who to ask for proof of age?
  • How to check ID
  • How to refuse a sale 


1-9 Copies £4.20
10 - 99 Copies £3.15
100+ Copies £2.60

Please note: All prices are per unit and are exclusive of shipping. Prices quoted are for UK customers only. If you are a centre in the Middle East or Asia please contact your Centre Manager or email customerservices@highfieldinternational.com for further information.

This Handbook has been designed to support the Level 2 Award in Underage Sales Prevention.

Update added in August 2015

Further Updates Made

The book has received further updates in order to ensure that it is fully up-to-date, including reference to the new regulations on fireworks.   

Update added in June 2015

Legislative Updates and More - May 2015.

Several updates have been made to this publication, relating to magistrates court fines, video games, chocolate liqueurs and operating a petrol dispenser.