PLH Online Launch NCPLH Personal Licence Holder Qualification And Exam In England & Wales
on: May 07, 2010, 6:34 am
Author: QueryCLick LTD
Food & Beverage
After a successful first year of delivering online SCPLH training and qualification
throughout Scotland, PLH Online have launched an online
version of the NCPLH (England & Wales).
PLH Online enables users to achieve full certification in accordance with the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 or the Licensing (England and Wales) Act 2003.
The modules are fully approved by SQA who are
accredited to award the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (Off-Sales
and On-Sales) and the QCF Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders in England and
PLH Online has been developed in association with who Montpeliers (Edinburgh) LTD have extensive knowledge of training in the UK
The training can be purchased and accessed instantly on-line, and used at a time and
a place to suit, helping managers become qualified personal licence holders quickly
and conveniently. The training modules - which have been in development for over two
years - have been tailored for both on and off-sales operators Director Karen
"We are extremely pleased with the success of our Personal Licence Holder training
in Scotland, so launching the product in England & Wales was a natural progression
for us. We have attracted customers from a wide range of businesses across the
industry, from large multi nationals to corner stores.
"It is proving to be a very cost effective and practical training solution, and the
feedback on the quality and content of the training itself is fantastic. We are also
appealing to a wide range of age groups proving that e-learning is for everybody."
SQA Head of Business Development & Customer Support, Alasdair MacRae said, "SQA are
delighted to be working with PLH Online to deliver our Personal Licence Holder
qualifications through their innovative e-learning system. This will provide
flexibility and choice for our candidates in when and where they undertake the
course, benefits which are key in this busy and diverse industry."
PLH Online reduces training costs, minimises staff shortages and eliminates travel
expenses associated with conventional training.
Easy-to-follow online modules guide users through the relevant licensing information
in a clear and concise manner.
The modules have been designed in an interactive, imaginative and interesting way
with the use of videos and voiceovers to engage with and retain the learners’
Some learners who may be intimidated by classroom style training find it a much more
appealing and rewarding way to get their PLH qualification, as they can work through
the information at their own pace and in the comfort of their own home.
The exams are hosted by Pearson VueTest Centres, the world’s leading computer-based
testing company. Pearson VUE have the largest network of owned test centres in the
UK, providing learners with a secure testing environment. 80% of the population
(either at home or work) are no more than 20 miles away from their nearest test
PLH Online costs £125 + vat per person which includes access to the online training
module for a 7 day period, an SQA handbook, the exam plus one free resit, an SQA
The company behind PLH Online, Flow Hospitality Training also deliver another hospitality training
package called Flow, which consists of 10 online modules covering all elements of
staff training from serving coffee, wine and cocktails to customer service.
One of Flow modules, Licensing and Social Responsibility has been specifically created to fulfill the staff training requirements of the
Licensing Act (Scotland) 2005. This has also been developed to reflect the Licensing
(England and Wales) Act 2003, offering an effective and convenient way for employers
to ensure their business are fully compliant with licensing regulation and their
staff are well trained, knowledgeable and confident.
Notes for Editors
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is the national accreditation and awarding
body in Scotland. We are also a recognised awarding body in England, Wales and
We work in partnership with schools, colleges, universities and industry to provide
high quality, flexible and relevant qualifications and assessments - embedding
industry standards where appropriate. We strive to ensure that SQA qualifications
are inclusive, accessible to all, that they provide clear progression pathways,
facilitate lifelong learning and recognise candidate achievement.
Our range of qualifications include:
National Vocational Qualifications
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Professional Development Awards
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE is the global leader in computer-based testing for information
technology, academic, government and professional testing programmes around the
world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data
management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure
network of test centres in 165 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson
(NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international media company, whose businesses include
the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group
For further information on PLH Online or Flow, please contact:
Karen Calvert on 0844 445 7119
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or website www.plhonline.co.uk