How to become a Gaming Worker

Gaming workers provide gamblers with gaming services in casinos and other gambling establishments.

Personal requirements of a Gaming Worker

  • Mature and confident
  • High level of integrity
  • Able to make calculations quickly and accurately
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Good communication skills and friendly personality
  • Able to work under pressure and deal with difficult customers
  • Able to concentrate for long periods of time without distraction
  • Good with hands
  • At least 18 years of age

Education & Training for a Gaming Worker

You can work as a gaming worker without formal qualifications, but employers usually require Year 10. You will probably get some informal training on the job. Entry to this occupation may be improved if you have qualifications. You may like to consider a VET qualification. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information. You can also become a gaming worker through a traineeship in Hospitality. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. For further details, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au.

Avg. weekly wage:

$887

Future growth:

slight growth

Employment by state:

ACT 0%

NSW 22.1%

NT 1%

QLD 12.4%

SA 4.5%

TAS 1.1%

VIC 38.7%

WA 20.2%

Hours worked:

35

Unemployment:

below average

Gender split:

Male 64%

Female 36%

Education level:

Not completed Year 10: 0%

Not completed Year 12: 10.8%

Highest qualification is secondary school: 13.7%

Highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 15.7%

Highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 19.6%

Highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 40.2%

Highest qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate: 0%

Age bracket:

Below 35 years: 38.7%

Above 35 years: 61.3%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.




Additional Information
A special licence is required in most states and territories. This includes a National Police Check, credit references and fingerprinting. You must also complete a Responsible Service of Gaming training course, which may either be incorporated into staff training or completed separately.
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