Before applying for a manager’s certificate you must have attended and passed an alcohol licensing course. You must then apply for a License Controller Qualification (LCQ) certificate.
LCQ courses must be provided by a recognised training provider that offers New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) unit standards 4646 and 16705. These unit standards are under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
LCQ courses and certificates completed under the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 can no longer be accepted unless you already hold the Bridging Test.
The ServiceIQ website (external link)has information about the LCQ and a list of all training providers available nationally and by region.(external link)
The Christchurch Tri-Agencies present a session at the following local face-to-face LCQ courses:
Once you have completed an LCQ training course that references the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and passed the required units you can apply to ServiceIQ for your document.
You will need to send evidence that you have:
You will also need to have paid the prescribed fee of $20 (most training providers send this on your behalf).
ServiceIQ will post the LCQ document directly to you as the applicant.
Contact ServiceIQ 0800 863 693 or email email@example.com.
If you hold an LCQ certificate that references the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 (SOL) obtained prior to January 2014, you need to update it to reference the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 by either:
No Manager's Certificate application will be accepted unless the above requirement is met.