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Pre-Entry Awareness Training


BII Pre-Entry Awareness Training (PEAT) - England & Wales

The Pre-Entry Awareness Training (PEAT) e-learning course has been designed for prospective tenants/lessees who are considering signing a pub tenancy or lease agreement in England & Wales. It will allow individuals to identify the main issues which need to be considered and investigated before signing a pub tenancy or lease agreement.

If you are considering entering into a pub lease or tenancy agreement in England and Wales, taking PEAT will give you the knowledge you need to evaluate the agreement you are considering.

In 2016, the government introduced the Statutory Pubs Code which applies to all pub companies in England and Wales who own more then 500 tied pubs. The Code sets out a requirement for all prospective tenants to undertake Pre-Entry Awareness Training so that they fully understand the implications of leased and tenanted pub agreements. The majority of pub owning companies with less that 500 tied pubs also subscribe to the England & Wales Tenanted and Leased Codes of Pactise and Pre-entry Awareness Training is compulsory under these codes.

BII Pre-Entry Awareness Training (PEAT) - Scotland

The PEAT (Pre-Entry Awareness Training) e-learning course has been designed for prospective tenants/lessees who are considering signing a pub tenancy or lease agreement in Scotland. It will allow individuals to identify the main issues which need to be considered and investigated before signing a pub tenancy or lease agreement. 

If you are considering entering into a pub lease or tenancy agreement in Scotland, taking PEAT will give you the knowledge you need to evaluate the agreement you are considering. 

In 2016, the SBPA Voluntary Code of Practice came into effect in Scotland. The Code replaced the UK Industry Framework Code version 6 and any previous individual company codes. The Code is supervised by the Pub Governing Body. The Code sets out a requirement that all prospective tenants to undertake Pre-Entry Awareness Training so that they fully understand the implications of leased and tenanted pub agreements. 

PEAT has 7 modules which include:

 

  • The Pub Industry

  • Types of Agreements

  • The Tie

  • The Premises & Repairs/Maintenance

  • Rent

  • Business Planning

  • Pub Company Support

  • What Next?

     

Average duration: 90 minutes

Completing this course will help you to prepare for your interview and subsequent meetings with your chosen pub company. It will help you identify both the questions you need to ask and the professional advice you need to seek to enable you to make informed commercial decisions.  It will also cover the information a pub company needs to give you.

Upon successful completion of the training you will be able to print a certificate as evidence of passing this course.

England & Wales PEAT costs £90+VAT and can be purchased by clicking here 

Scotland PEAT costs £90+VAT and can be purchased by clicking here

If you have any queries relating to PEAT, please contact CPL Online on 0151 647 1057.


Next steps

Get a Personal Licence.
Once you’ve successfully completed PEAT and want to become the licensee of a pub in England or Wales, you will need to obtain a Personal Licence. One of the criteria for obtaining this is to have a current Personal Licence qualification; you can obtain this by passing the BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders. The APLH is the first of a wide portfolio of qualifications which can support you and your business.

Access BII’s support for newcomers to the industry.
We also strongly urge you to join BII, the industry’s professional body, to gain access to a huge support network to get your licensed retail career and business off to the most successful start. For a small annual fee, members gain professional recognition, support as well as business and personal benefits that really make a difference.


Join the BII today!

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