About the course

This course provides comprehensive training for people who are preparing for a supervisory position in licensed premises and intend to apply for their Duty Manager’s Certificate.

Enrolments must be received two weeks prior to course date in order to confirm place and receive pre-course learning material.

You are required to complete a workbook prior to attending the course. This pre-work is essential to the one-day course as time will be spent revising workbook content and preparing you to sit an online external exam with the Training Bureau in the two-weeks following the course. When completed, learners 20 years and older will be able to progress a Manager’s Certificate with the local authority. All details will be provided at the time of enrolment.


Greymouth and Westport.


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Method of study

One day short course with an online assessment.

Unit standards

  • Unit standard 16705: Demonstrate knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises
  • Unit standard 4646: Demonstrate knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and its implications for licensed premises

Entry requirements

  • Pre-course leaning activities and workbook to be completed prior to class day.

To apply 

Please click the apply button in the top right-hand corner of this webpage to begin the application process or alternatively, email info@tpp.ac.nz to register your interest. 

You will be offered a place subject to meeting the entry and selection requirements and the availability of places on the programme. The Polytechnic reserves the right to not accept late applications, i.e., after the programme has started. The Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel, prior to commencement, any programme which does not attract a minimum number of students. The fees shown are indicative only. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change. For further information visit here.