Award for Designated Premises Supervisors (ADPS)

This course is designed for those in a management role and who want more knowledge on supervising staff and the procedures required when running licensed premises. The course should be considered by anyone who has a personal licence and is seeking to improve their promotion prospects or upgrade their skills and have their skills formally recognised.

The course covers the following:

  • Responsibility of the DPS to carry out a risk a risk assessment in respect of the licensing objectives
  • Measures that promote the four licensing objectives
  • Guidance issued under the Licensing Act 2003
  • Health and safety responsibilities of the DPS
  • Food safety responsibilities of the DPS
  • Weights and measures and consumer protection
  • Tobacco, smoking, solvents, videos and smuggled alcohol and tobacco
  • Young persons
  • Consumption on or near the premises
  • Entertainments that are not ‘licensable activities’
  • Equal opportunities
  • Dealing with problems

The course lasts for one day and ends with a 40-minute multiple choice exam.

The fee for the DPS course is £135 + vat.

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