Knives and booze sellers offered free training course

‘Do You Pass?’ is a free trading standards training course for local businesses that sell age-restricted products products such as alcohol, cigarettes and knives. The session is highly interactive and is delivered by an accredited trainer.

The course includes:

what the law requires of business and staff

proxy sales

an explanation of due diligence

Challenge 25 – proof of age, refusals and staff training

At the end of course there is a short test, with successful candidates being awarded the Do You Pass? Fair Trading Awards (FTA) certificate.

Local businesses can book a place on the course by emailing trading.standards@thurrock.gov.uk

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