Duty Managers Course – Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)

The Duty Managers / Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) is the course that teaches you all the in's and outs of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. Our highly knowledgeable trainers deliver the course with high energy and not straight out of the book like others. On completion of the LCQ Course you can then apply for your General Manager's Certificate.

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Liquor Licence Applications

Want us to take the hassle out of getting a liquor license for your business? We Make it easy. We have friendly consultants that can take care of the whole process for you and leave you more time to focus on getting those other things sorted. We can help with all types of liquor license.

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Joanne Howard

Joanne Howard

Managing Director & Boss Lady

Joanne leads the ship to greatness with her incredible team (including 40kg of husky from beneath the desk). She's the voice on the phone, the name on your emails and the go-to for all things HospoTrain

Tania Fernandez.

Tania Fernandez.

Assessor, Admin Wiz & Queen of Tea

Tania is the legend behind the desk, taking your bookings, marking your papers, processing certificate applications and enjoying a fair amount of English Breakfast (too early for her Pimms!)

Craig White

Craig White

Trainer & Industry Guru (ChCh)

Craig is based in Christchurch and has the South Island covered. He is a legend in the hospo industry of the South with his wealth of knowledge, years of expertise and long-standing relationships

Chris Hince

Chris Hince

Trainer and Industry Guru (Wellington)

Chris brings loads of experience from the lower North hospo industry. He loves a good yarn and has fantastic stories to tell in his classes, spot him a beer and he might even keep talking after the course!

Ash Visvanathan

Ash Visvanathan

Trainer & Industry Guru (AKL)

Ash is a leader in the Auckland restaurant scene and shares some of his trade secrets in his teaching. We are lucky to have snagged him as he is a little busy with his day/night job at Woodpecker Hill and his beautiful young family

Training locations


The Greenman Pub

: 25 Victoria Street, Te Aro, Wellington


The Horse & Trap

: 3 Enfield Street, Mount Eden, Auckland


Lonestar Riccarton

: 364 Riccarton Rd, Riccarton, Christchurch