Interested in the fast-paced world of the casino and gaming industry? Acquire the essential knowledge necessary for employment in casino operations and begin a career in this high-growth area.
What is the job outlook?
Employment in the gaming services occupation is expected to grow by 14 percent through 2018, adding more than 25,000 jobs, which is faster than the average for all occupations. Wages for gaming services workers varies according to occupation, level of experience, training, location, and the size of the gaming establishment. The average annual salary for game dealers is $16,310 and generally receive a large portion of their earnings from player tips in the form of tokens. Gaming supervisors earn $45,500 and managers earn $68,290.
What is the training?
The training consists of three, face-to-face noncredit courses. Students will learn the fundamentals of gaming regulations, casino operations, the play of various traditional games of chance as well as gain experience in gaming accounting and cash counting. Students will gain hands-on experience with various casino games, bets and chip handling. Gaming etiquette and customer service will be emphasized. Total Hours: 30
What courses will I take?
CLN 396 - Introduction to Gaming Industry
CLN 397 - Introduction to Games of Chance
CLN 398 - Cash Handling and Games Operations
What credentials can I earn?
Upon successful completion, students earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at www.aacc.edu/coned/certificates.
What will it cost?
$322 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees
What are the requirements?
Students must be at least 21 years old.
How do I enroll?
Register online, in person, by fax, mail or touch-tone phone. Use certificate code CE.CASINO.OPER. Visit www.aacc.edu/noncredit for details.
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For more information contact Rebecca Sileo at 410-777-2966 or firstname.lastname@example.org.