Alcohol Training Consultancy is owned and operated by Nik Horn. With over 30 years experience in the alcohol and hospitality industries, Nik has the knowledge and skill to address any problem.

As a client you will receive on-tap and ongoing advice and assistance with consultancy, hearings, mediation, signage, renewal of manager's certificates, and compliance and monitoring of licences.

Alcohol Training Consultancy provides a wide range of alcohol licence related consultancy services, including ARLA and DLC hearings and mediations, in Queenstown, Otago and nationwide.

Alcohol Training

Nik has been tutoring and training in the alcohol industry since 1990.

With an intimate knowledge of the relevant alcohol legislation, and over 10 years experience as a licensing inspector, he has a unique and experienced perspective when it comes to teaching the Licence Controller Qualification course.

Nik runs LCQ courses through The Training Bureau, who are not only nationally recognised, but have been awarded the top rating of a 'Category One Provider' by NZQA. Visit their website for more information on the training process!

Consultancy Services

Nik established his consultancy business in 2000, and has since provided consultancy services to clients throughout New Zealand.

His years of experience in the industry have given him a deep understanding of what is required for all licence and manager's certificate applications.

Nik has assisted clients in Alcohol Regulatory Licensing Authority, and District Licensing Committee hearings. He also has extensive experience in mediating deals between his clients and the authorities (and other parties).

So if you need alcohol training or consultancy services, get in touch with Nik - a true industry professional. Contact us today!


Nik has been our point of contact regarding all things Liquor Licencing. Nik was instrumental in Highlands securing the Liquor licence for our entire property which is a first in the Central Otago region.

Nik has been involved in our special licence, duty manager training and supervising as senior duty manager at our large events.

A big thanks goes to Nik for his work and continuing support of Highlands Motorsport Park.

- Mike Sentch, General Manager, Highlands Motorsport Park

The feedback from our staff who have attended the LCQ course run by Alcohol Training Consultancy has been very positive.

In addition the advice and assistance provided to us by Nik regarding the application process and legislation has been of great help.

- Brian Howie, Director of Operations, Millbrook Resort


Don't hesitate to get in touch (either directly, or using the form below) for quotes, inquiries, or more details!

Phone | (03) 442 0274

Mobile | +64 27 457 0282

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