Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)

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About this course

The LCQ covers two unit standards. Successfully completing these unit standards demonstrates knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012) and its implications for licensed premises, and knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises. A must for anyone wanting to become a general manager of a licenced premises.

Unit standards in this course

Unit standards Level Credits
4646 - Demonstrate knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and its implications for licensed premises 4 2
16705 - Demonstrate knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises 4 3

Payment is to be made prior to the course commencement. Student loans are not available for short awards.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.

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Amanda Turner

My interest in front of house operations started when I was at University and soon became a passion which was cemented further by travel


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3 days (9am – 3pm)

Start Dates

2022 Dates

Whangarei: 11, 18, 25 MAR

3, 10, 17 JUN

26 AUG & 2, 9 SEP

14, 21, 28 NOV

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

Domestic: $255.00

International: $1,097.60

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