Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing (ARAR)
This qualification provides essential knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of alcohol retailers authorised by a personal license holder to sell alcohol. It will enable those who complete the qualification to act within the law to support the designated premises supervisor to retail alcohol responsibly on their licensed premises.
The Level 1 ARAR provides additional protection to licensed premises operators and candidates alike as it contains 3 mandatory questions that ensure every candidate fully understands the legislation concerning underage sales, serving persons who are drunk and the licensing objectives.
What does the qualification cover?
- The nature of alcohol and the effect that it has on the human body.
- The main issues in the 2003 Licensing Act as they relate to alcohol retailers and servers.
- Licensing law in relation to the protection of children from harm.
- The social responsibilities relating to the retail sale of alcohol.
- How to recognise drunkenness, and your duty not to serve drunk customers.
- Appropriate strategies that can be adopted to prevent or eliminate alcohol-related crime and conflict and the importance of personal safety.
Who is the ARAR for?
The Level 1 ARAR is designed for anyone who works on licensed retail premises who is, or likely to be, involved in the sale of alcohol including:
- bar staff
- supermarket cashiers
- licensed shop cashiers
in any licensed premises including:
- licensed shops
- convenience stores
- licensed retail stores
- sports and social clubs
- entertainment venues
- nightclubs and casinos
- leisure parks
and any other premises where alcohol is sold.
How long is the training course, where can I take it and how much will it cost?
The Level 1 ARAR has been designed to be delivered in less than a day and includes a short multiple-choice examination. A comprehensive handbook, presented in an easy-to-follow format, supports the qualification and covers all the information required to complete the examination.
The examination consists of 25 multiple-choice questions, three of which are compulsory. To pass the examination, candidates must correctly answer the three compulsory questions in section one and 14 out of 22 in section two.
Cost per delegate £45.00 + VAT
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