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LCQ Course – Liquor Licence Controller Qualification

This LCQ course, Liquor Licence Controller Qualification, covers two Unit Standards – 4646 and 16705.

Programme Cost: POA

LCQ Course & LCQ Certificate Course Content

The LCQ Course, Liquor Licence Controller Qualification, covers two Unit Standards – 4646 and 16705.

  • Unit Standard 4646 demonstrates knowledge of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 and its implications for licensed premises.
  • Unit Standard 16705 demonstrates the knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises.

A Liquor Licence Controller Qualification is a prerequisite for a liquor licence.

If you want to apply for or renew a Managers Certificate (Liquor Licence), you must have achieved the Liquor Licence Controller Qualification.

  • This Food Safe training course is classroom-based and covers the Sale of Liquor Act and Host Responsibility.
  • The course also includes a closed-book examination.
  • Trainees must be proficient in reading and writing in English.
  • On completion, trainees receive an LCQ Certificate of Achievement.

The LCQ course, Liquor Licence Controller Qualification, is only available on request and is delivered for a minimum group of 6 trainees or more at the client site.

About Food Safe

Food Safe Ltd is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + is a Category 1 NZQA-Registered PTE. Training complies with the Food Safety Bylaws and Verifier Audits right across New Zealand.

Our food safety training is trusted by both well known New Zealand and Global food companies and heaps of small teams too!

Food Safe’s advisory committee includes leading university microbiology experts, operations, quality and compliance managers, and governance experts. For even more information about Food Safe and the companies we work with, click here



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