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Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)

Do you need to sell or supply alcohol where you work?

If so, you need to hold the LCQ Licence Controller Qualification that consists of unit standards:

  • 4646 – Demonstrate knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and its implications for licensed premises
  • 16705 – Demonstrate knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises

We run a two day seminar. On Day One, you will get the NZSFW LCQ workbook which provides a comprehensive overview of the ACT and host responsibilities requirements. Our interactive and lively seminar will give you lots of important and up to date information about your responsibilities. On Day Two, you will complete an OPEN BOOK assessment and be able to use the LCQ workbook as a resource. 

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

Following successful completion of the assessment, you will receive your NZSFW certificate. NZSFW will report your unit standard credits to NZQA and submit your application for the official LCQ Certificate to Service IQ.

Following receipt of your LCQ Certificate from Service IQ, which will be posted to you directly,  you will be able to apply for the General Manager Certificate from Auckland Council or your local District Licensing Committee DLC.

Look here to see Auckland Council LCQ requirements training and certification.

SOME TERMS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Licensee is a person holding a licence under the Act.

  • Manager also known as General Manager

    A manager of any licensed premises appointed under the Act. They must hold a Manager’s Certificate that authorises the holder to manage any licensed premises. It is issued by the District Licensing Committee (DLC) and can only be granted or renewed if you are currently working at a licensed premises.

  • Temporary manager can be appointed where a duty manager is ill or absent for any reason or is dismissed or resigns. 

  • Acting manager can be appointed for any period not exceeding three weeks at any one time. The total period a licensee can appoint a person as an Acting Manager cannot exceed a total of six weeks in any 12 month period.

Course Requirements

  • Aged 18 or older

What Qualifications will I Gain?

  • NZSFW LCQ Certificate
  • NZQA Unit Standard 4646 
  • NZQA Unit Standard 16705
  • Service IQ LCQ Certificate

Part Time | 2 Days

Part Time | 2 Days

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