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Compliance Practitioner in Age Restricted Sales

Compliance Practitioner in Age Restricted Sales

The only structured training for age restricted sales compliance practitioners working in industry. This popular, one-day course covers all the skills required to effectively advise on age restricted sales legislation and best practice and implement an effective, supportive and recognised age verification policy. 

Who should participate in the course?

Aimed at Compliance Practitioners in industries supplying age restricted goods, content and materials. This will include legal professionals in corporate compliance, risk managers, trading law managers and technical advisors. The course is also suitable for law enforcement officers involved in Primary Authority partnerships and the provision of assured advice. The course is not intended for those practicing in Scotland or Northern Ireland.

What are the aims and objectives of the course?

The aim of the course is to provide practical training for anyone responsible for corporate compliance for age restricted goods, content or services. The course will enable participants to confidently deploy age restrictions policies to ensure legislation, licensing and best practice are applied. The content will cover the breadth of age restrictions across Retail, Licensed Hospitality, Gambling, Regulated Entertainment and Body Modification. It will also highlight standards adopted by industry and regulators when applying age restriction legislation. The course will explore the role and codes relating to age check providers and age exchange services.

What will the training cover?

By the end of the training, delegates will:

    • Be able to identify and explain why some products are age restricted; identify and categorise age restricted products and refer to relevant legislation.
    • Understand recent and forthcoming legislative change and emerging standards for age verification.
    • Be applying the National Framework and Codes of Practice relevant to Age Restricted Legislation compliance (published by BEIS Office for Product Safety & Standards) to securing Primary Authority and Assured Advice.
    • Have awareness of age verification techniques, including the PASS Proof of Age Standards Scheme and developments in technology including PAS 1296:2018 (Online age checking), artificial intelligence and RegTech solutions.
    • Have an awareness of tactics and techniques used by law enforcement officers to undertake age restricted goods test purchasing.
    • Be able to confidently develop and deploy effective business due diligence systems relating to age restricted sales.
    • Understand internal and external control measures to secure compliance with age restricted sales legislation.




What skills will I gain from attending the course?

Skills gained by attending

  • A detailed understanding of current and forthcoming age restricted sales legislation, products and categorisation.
  • An understanding of the applicability and preparation of Assured Advice for age restricted sales.
  • Awareness of age verification techniques, systems, standards and solutions.
  • Knowledge of how law enforcement officers plan, execute and deploy age restricted sales enforcement activity, including risk assessment, safety procedures and compliance with the national code of practice.
  • A detailed analysis of Due Diligence for age restricted goods, including relevant case law, internal and external control measures and effective systems.
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