Personal Licence Training

We provide APLH Personal Licence training courses to equip licensees and their staff with the knowledge to operate their premises within the requirements of the law at our training centres in Scarborough, Filey and York. Courses can also be delivered at a client’s own premises across Yorkshire.

The Personal Licence courses are accredited by the British Institute Of Innkeeping (BII), the leading awarding body for qualifications for the licensed and retail sector. All courses are accredited by the qualifications and Curriculum Authority.

Next Personal Licence course dates: 

2019 July 11th; August 8th; September 12th; October 10th;  in Scarborough 

York course dates will be announced later

Scarborough Venue:             

Falsgrave Community Resource Centre, Seamer Road, Scarborough YO12 4DJ. Registration 8.45 am.

York Venue:

Forest Farm Business Park, Fulford, York YO19 4RH. Registration 8.45 am.

Optional Service:


There is an optional service to do the admin to obtain your licence for a fee of £85.  The DBS check costs £25 and your local council fee is £37. Total £147.

If you wish O’Brien Licensing to do the admin the total cost will be £292 (Personal Licence course, DBS and Council Application)

To attend a course please download our application form and information sheet.  ID will be required; such as Passport or Driving Licence. If neither of these are available contact us to ask what we can accept.

If you would like us to obtain your licence we will need two passport photos, your National Insurance number and a copy of a utility bill.

Application forms should be emailed to or posted to O’Brien Licensing & Training Services 6a Alder House, Pasture Lane, Seamer, Scarborough, YO12 4QJ

Payment for any course should be made no later than 48 hours before the course day BACS to Sort Code 16-31-14 Account No: 10880178 quoting the name and date of the course or by cheque sent to Michael O’Brien. Cash will also be accepted on the day of the course and a receipt provided. Cancellations 24 to 48 hours before the course date will be refunded 50% of the course fee plus any additional fees. Cancellations within 24 hrs will be refunded any additional fees paid but not the course fee.