Tourism and Hospitality

Short Course Provide Responsible Gambling Services

This unit gives participants the skills and knowledge required to satisfy Tasmanian legislative requirements and codes of practice.

Participants will learn:

  • To provide responsible gambling services.
  • To provide information and assistance to customers.

Provide Responsible Gambling Services (RGS)

To gain a Gaming Licence:

  • Step 1:
    Apply to the Tasmanian Gaming Commission for a Special Employee Licence (a Special Employee is a person employed by a casino, hotel or club to undertake specific gaming duties, such as operating keno or attending to gaming machines).  Contact No. (03) 6166 4040 or go to their websiter at www.gaming.tas.gov.au
  • Step 2:
    Contact Network Gaming to undertake Keno Writer and Gaming Machine Attendant Training – (03) 6225 7994 or NGenrolments@networkgaming.com.au
  • Step 3:
    Undertake a Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) course. Once completed and you have received your Statement of Attainment, forward a copy of this to the Tasmanian Gaming Commission.
    This must occur within 3 months of you being licenced to the Tasmanian Gaming Commission otherwise your licence will be suspended.

Responsible Gambling Services (RGS) is a prerequisite stipulated by network gaming and is a legal requirement by Liquor and Gaming.

Further information is available at the Liquor and Gaming Branch.   Applying for a gaming Licence or Permit.

This course is also available online.

To complete this course online – check the browser you are using for this online course is Internet Explorer (Version 9 or later); you are using either a laptop or desktop computer; the calendar date and time on your computer are accurate.

Course Dates

TO ENROL OVER THE PHONE USING A CREDIT CARD CALL 1300 655 307

For all phone enrolments – proof of identity, one of the following must be provided before any enrolment can proceed.

This can be any of the following:

  • Drivers Licence No.
  • Medicare No.
  • Passport No.

When attending a campus you must bring your proof of ID with you.

SOUTH
Drysdale Campus –
Tuesdays, 5.30pm to 9.30pm

  • 10 October 2017
  • 7 November 2017
  • 5 December 2017

NORTH WEST
Devonport Campus –
Monday, 5.30pm to 9.30pm

  • No dates are currently scheduled

Please Note: Courses will run subject to reaching minimum class numbers.

Cost

2017 – $95 per person

Online:
Non commencement within 60 days or cessation of activity for 60 days will result in access to webct being removed and refunds forfeited, unless prior arrangements have been made by emailing RCGOnline.

Pre-requisites

You must be 18 years of age or over.
Students wishing to work in licensed venues in states other than Tasmania are advised to check with State Licensing Authorities as to the acceptance of this qualification issued from Tasmania.

Outcome

A Statement of Attainment for selected unit listed below.

 

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