Casino Dealer, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate
Casino Dealer Training at CCBC is designed to train individuals for a career as a casino poker dealer.
Casino Poker Dealer is an 80-hour course that provides instruction on the fundamentals for dealing Casino poker, to include Texas Hold-'em, Omaha, Pot Limit, 7 Card Stud, and 5 Card Stud. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared for an audition as a casino Poker Dealer.
Students entering this program should have outstanding people skills, including the ability to interact with others with courtesy and tact; be punctual and prepared to work; have a well-groomed, professional appearance; have a willingness to accept responsibility; be able to follow written and oral instructions; have the ability to follow safety rules and regulations; have the ability to complete assigned tasks on time; have good math skills.
The legalization of gambling in the State of Maryland has provided employment opportunities in the gaming industry, including positions for Casino Table Game Dealers. Casinos require an individual to be certified in various casino dealer games to be job-ready for a casino table position. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach: https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.
Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:
1. prepare for a career as a casino poker dealer in the casino industry,
2. identify and demonstrate basic and advanced knowledge and skills as a casino poker dealer,
3. meet the eligibility requirements for an audition offered by casinos approved by the State Lottery & Gaming Control Agency, and
4. work as a full or part-time poker game dealer after passing the audition at casinos.