How to become a Bookmaker's Clerk

Bookmaker's clerks take bets from customers at betting agencies or bookmakers' stands, or over the phone, and assist bookmakers to provide betting services at race meetings.

Personal requirements of a Bookmaker's Clerk

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Able to work weekends and evenings
  • Good with figures
  • Comfortable working with computers

Education & Training for a Bookmaker's Clerk

You can work as a bookmaker's clerk without formal qualifications, but employers usually require Year 10. You will probably get some informal training on the job.

Additional Information
The minimum age for a bookmaker's clerk is 18. You may also need to hold a relevant licence and undergo a National Police Check.
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