Updates, Information and Opinions

Personal Licences – Now go on forever!

Recent changes to the Act means that your Personal Licence, once gained, will never need to be renewed.

Personal Licensees Courses – New Locations, New Dates

We are delighted to announce that we are now able to deliver (through our training partner, NVC Awareness) the one day Personal Licensees Course (APLH) at two locations in Kent!

  • The prestigious Kent and Canterbury Club, Old Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3JB. This club, located next to the Fire Station and opposite the Police Station, is in the heart of Canterbury and offers free parking, so no need to worry about where to park!
  • East Kent College, Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs CT10 1PN. In the centre of Broadstairs. Free parking.


The fee for the Personal Licensees Course (APLH) is £150.00 + VAT per candidate.

And remember – if you have five or more candidates, we can come to you!

We also specialise in urgent and one-to-one courses. 

Please contact us on 07718131479 or jim@licensing.consulting for further information or to book a course.

Courses dates and locations in 2016, go to our Training Pages

Important Training News

Licensing Consultancy Services is delighted to announce that its training arm has teamed up with one of the UK’s premier providers of accredited training, NVC Awareness Ltd, to offer an increased number of courses relevant to the hospitality sector.

These Courses can be delivered in venues throughout the Southeast.

Alternatively, we can come to you – Reducing your costs and the abstraction time from your business!

Working with our Training Partner, NVC Awareness Ltd, we are now able to deliver Personal Licensees courses as well as the DPS, Responsible Alcohol Retailing, Alcohol Awareness, Drug Awareness and other important qualifications relevant to the hospitality industry.

These courses, together with the SIA Door Supervisor (and Upskilling), Conflict Management, Personal Safety, First Aid and Health and Safety courses already on offer from NVC Awareness Ltd, now means that we are able, together, to offer a full range of nationally accredited training for those already in or considering entering this important sector of the national economy.


See what our customers say ……….

“Excellent course and tutor.”   “Very, very professional.”

“Will definitely recommend to my friends.”  “Informative.  Done in a fun, easy manner.”

“He knows his stuff and was extremely pleasant to work with.  Brilliant man!”

“Would highly recommend Jim Ratchford”   “Clear and concise.  All questions answered.”

“Thank you Jim.  Hope to do more training with you.”


To view the full range of qualifications available please go to our Training Pages.

Contact us to discuss your needs.

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