Highfield STARS – Scottish Training for Alcohol Retailers and Servers


This course is ideal for those who need to acquire the 2 hour mandatory training for alcohol regulations in Scotland.

Any business licensed to sell alcohol, including small pubs, retailers, large night clubs, cafés, restaurants, hotels and sports facilities, is required by law to provide staff with approved training. After completing this online training, your Scotland based alcohol retail and serving staff will have the certificate they need to legally sell and serve alcohol.

Please note that in order to open this course a Scottish Personal Licence Holder sign-in is required.

The manager will need to provide the Personal Licence Holder Name, Personal Licence Number, and the name of the issuing licensing board.

This is a requirement of the training provision under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

This course is compatible with most popular desktops and tablets. Mobile phones are not recommended.

Learner details

Guided Learning Hours

Approximately 2 hours are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short multiple-choice test concludes each module. On successful completion of this course candidates will have instant access to the Highfield endorsed PDF certificate.


  • Licensing Law
  • Types of Licences Needed to Sell Alcohol
  • Licensing Standards Officers
  • Operating Plans and Licensing Conditions
  • Protection of Children and Prevention of Under Age Sales
  • Social Responsibility