The qualification provides essential knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of licensee concerning drug awareness. It will enable those who complete the qualifications to act within the law and to act responsibly on their licensed premises. These are Scotland’s standards, based on the training framework drawn up by the National Licensing Forum for those involved in the on-sales sector. They are necessary because of changes in the law which makes these requirements part of licensed trade responsibility – a regulatory requirement – to help keep Scotland safer and healthier.
You will need to show that you can effectively apply the law in carrying out the role of a license holder and server of alcohol in Scotland, as specified within the Licensing (Training of Staff Scotland) Regulations 2007.This qualification is offered in Scotland by different awarding organisations but it will have the same minimum content. However, it may differ in that some awarding organisations have additional content or have different assessment method.