Bar Licence Training

By law, anyone serving alcohol requires to complete the two hour mandatory training in line with Scottish licensing act 2005.

At ASA we ensure that any candidates working with alcohol participates in the necessary training and receives a certificate confirming this.

We do this as a complementary part of our service when Candidates register with us.

A Bar Licence certificate enables our Candidates to work in a variety of different establishments such as:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Bars & Pubs
  • Music and theatre venues
  • Special events
  • Conferences and Banquettes
  • Sporting events

Who is this relevant for?

The training is relevant for a number of different job positions including:

  • Waiter/Waitress
  • Bar Staff
  • Hostess
  • Event Staff
  • Conference staff
  • Waiting staff
  • Front of house
  • Hospitality Managers

Our in-house trainers are fully qualified to undertake this training and regularly re-do their training qualification to ensure they are fully up to date with all standards and requirements.

We carry out the training and evaluate in the same day.

The course covers a variety of difference aspects in relation to serving alcohol including:

What age can people legally drink?

  • When to ask for ID
  • What ID is accepted?
  • What can persons under 18 years legally consume in a restaurant?
  • Understanding legal weights and measurements
  • What spot checks are doing by Customs & Excise and how to avoid a fine?
  • Legal hours and days for selling and serving alcohol
  • What are the rules for buying alcohol in a restaurant compared to an Off Licence?
  • What age group can drink what?

If you would like to find out more about our Bar Licence Training please speak to your ASA Recruitment Consultant.

For more information on alcohol licensing guidance click here