Compulsory training

'Some Pub Partners Agreement types also require that you do extra or additional training as a condition of the Agreement. Generally, this is where you may be expected to operate your business to agreed performance standards or where you do not have experience of working in the hospitality industry. The exact requirements may vary but the following summary will help you.'

Sarah Milward Learning & Development Manager

All Licensees entering into a new agreement with Greene King will need to undergo training. This will ensure that you operate your business safely and within the law. It will also help you to focus your business plan and set goals and targets.

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders/Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders: £130 per person

Anyone authorising the sale of alcohol to the public must hold a Personal Licence.

What you'll discover

  • How to apply for a Personal Licence
  • Roles, legal responsibilities and the penalties for failure to comply with the law
  • The Premises Licence
  • The roles and duties of a Designated Premises Supervisor
  • Rights of entry to Licensed Premises
  • Temporary Events Notices (TENs)
  • The content and purpose of operating schedules
  • Police powers with regard to suspension and closure of Licensed Premises
  • Strengths of alcoholic drinks, and effects on the human body
  • The responsible retail sale of alcohol

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Pre-entry Awareness Training - BII (PEAT): £90 per person

PEAT is taken online to confirm that you understand the obligations of taking out a Tenancy or Lease Agreement with a pub company.

What you'll discover

  • You can take the course any time via the BII website at www.bii.org
  • It takes approximately 90 minutes to complete the training
  • There are 7 modules and at the end there is a short test
  • On completion, you’ll be provided with a BIIAB (British Institute of Innkeepers Awarding Body) certificate
  • For more information, visit www.bii.org/industry-advice/peat

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Level 2 Award in Food Safety: £10 per person

If you are going to be preparing food, you and your team must have gained the Level 2 Award in Food Safety.

What you'll discover

  • Our online training module is for all chefs and kitchen team members to cover the areas they must undertake by law before working in a kitchen.
  • Food legislation
  • Bacteria in food, food poisoning and food contamination
  • The food journey – purchase to service
  • Cleaning
  • Hygiene and health at work
  • The module is fully compliant and has been endorsed by the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) and the IOH (Institute of Hospitality) and accredited by the NSA (National Skills Academy).

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Safe Start: £20 per person

Online training designed to guide you through safety checks and to advise you about both Greene King's and your responsibilities before you move into your pub.

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