5.010 Licence Controller Training (LCQ) (Level 4)

The Licence Controller Training (LCQ) (Level 4) is a short two-day programme that covers the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012) and its implications for licensed premises, and host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises. LCQ is the approved prerequisite qualification for holding a Duty/General Manager's Certificate.

By law, every hospitality business that sells alcohol must have a properly qualified duty manager in charge at all times. The prescribed qualification is the Licence Controller Training (LCQ) (Level 4) and it must be held by people applying for or renewing their manager’s certificate in order to demonstrate recent and relevant training as set out in the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012).

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Programme Information

The LCQ covers two unit standards:

Successfully completing these unit standards demonstrates you will have the knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises.

Job Opportunities

Employment positions with pathways to supervisory roles in the hospitality sector.


Two days (the second day will be two weeks after the start date)

Start Dates 2019

►9 February,  9 March,  13 April, 11 May, 8 June, 6 July, 3 August, 7 September, 5 October, 2 November


NZ$290 and includes tuition fees, a workbook, credit reporting, plus application for your LCQ certificate from Service IQ.

N.B. Full-time AIS students and affiliates are eligible for a $70 discount.

Entry Requirements


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