Alcohol Managers Certificate (New or Renewal)

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See information in regard to applying for a managers certificate

If you are a duty manager in a licensed premises, you are responsible for making sure that the staff and premises follow the rules of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. To be a duty manager, you must have a Manager’s Certificate; holders of this certificate are experienced in the sale and supply of alcohol and are familiar with the rules and regulations of the Act.

To apply for a Manager's Certificate, you must have at least 3 months relevant experience in a licensed premises, be working in the industry at the time of application and be over 20 years of age.

You will need to have completed a course in the sale and supply of alcohol and hold the Licence Controller Qualification.

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