BII PEAT Pre-Entry Awareness Training

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BII Pre-Entry Awareness Training (PEAT) peat logo

PEAT is an e-learning package that identifies the main issues which need to be considered and investigated before signing a pub tenancy or lease agreement.

It is accredited by BIIAB, the Ofqual regulated awarding body which is part of BII, the professional body for the licensed retail industry.

If you are looking to take on a pub lease or tenancy in England or Wales then taking PEAT will give you the necessary knowledge to evaluate the agreement which you are seeking to enter as well as advising you of other figure with book issues which you may not be aware of.

Who is it for?

Prospective tenants/lessees who are considering signing a pub tenancy or lease agreement. PEAT is designed to ensure that you fully understand the implications of the pub tenancy or lease which you are considering signing.

It will give you an awareness of the tied pub model as well as provide information on business plans, the different types of agreements available, rental calculations, the legal consequences of breach of agreement and much more.

What's involved?

PEAT is designed to be taken online. it will take approximately 2 hours to complete by following an interactive programme with mini quizzes throughout to test your knowledge. At the end of the training there is a short test to complete. On successful completion you will be provided with a BIIAB certificate.

How to take PEAT

Enrol for PEAT right now by following this link. It costs £30 + VAT which can be paid through our secure online payment system.

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NOW AVAILABLE: Click here to purchase PEAT (Please note: You do not need to apply for BII Membership to take the PEAT course)

Further information

BII’s Pre-Entry Awareness Training (PEAT) has been designed in response to the report from the Business Innovation and Skills Committee (formerly the Business and Enterprise Committee) and to comply with the requirement outlined in the Pub Industry Framework Code of Practice for Tied Tenanted and Leased Pubs for prospective tenants/lessees to undertake training to ensure that the implications of a pub tenancy or lease are fully understood.

Next steps


If you have any queries relating to PEAT, please contact