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RCG Course NSW

RCG Classroom Course

The Responsible Conduct of Gambling (SITHGAM001- Provide responsible gambling services) otherwise known as RCG is a 6.5 hour course delivered by BarMax in classroom (face to face) format. This unit of competency is the foundation for the mandatory Responsible Conduct of Gambling training for all new hoteliers, secretary managers and gaming-related staff in order to satisfy the requirements of the Liquor and Gaming Regulations of NSW.
No online format for this course is available in New South Wales.

 Dates & Times 

 

Can I work straight after completing my course?

Once you have completed and passed your course it will take between 24 and 48 hours for you to receive your ‘interim certificate’. This certificate will enable you to work on licenced premises for 90 days. During this time you must get your Photo Competency Card or you wont be able to work after the 90 days are expired.

How do I get my Photo Competency Card?

You can apply for the Liquor and Gaming NSW (LGNSW) Photo Competency Card at participating  Service NSW outlets when you present your interim certificate and 100 points of identification.

The card cost of $30 is included in the course cost.

For more information about applying for the LGNSW Photo Competency Card, please go to:

http://www.olgr.nsw.gov.au/photocard.asp

In the state of NSW there is no RCG Online course. You will have to complete a Classroom Course

Note: RCG can be packaged with RSA Online NSW  

What will I learn?

The guidelines contained in this course aim to encourage a responsible, caring and professional approach to the Responsible Conduct of Gambling.Social responsibility is essential to minimise the harm associated with problem gambling and to foster venues where responsible conduct of gambling is not only employed but also accepted as best practise. The NSW Government’s harm minimisation approach in addressing liquor misuse and abuse has now been adapted for gambling abuses.This course aims to provide easy access to information including:

  • The Law.
  • Responsible and ethical promotion of gambling.
  • Strategies designed to ensure that gambling is conducted responsibly and that prevention strategies are in place to inform and educate gambling patrons at risk.
  • The benefits of adopting a responsible attitude to the conduct of gambling.
  • An ethical environment in which to socialise and work.
  • A change in focus from the promotion of gambling to the promotion of quality service facilities.
  • A reduction in the social problems associated with gambling abuse.

 

 

 

RCG Classroom Course locations in NSW

Weekly training of the RSA, RCG, Bar and Cocktail courses are conducted in the below locations;

  • Broadway in Sydney
  • Liverpool,
  • Gosford on the Central Coast,
  • Hamilton in Newcastle,
  • Wollongong,
  • and also regional areas.

Statements of Attainment

‘Statements of Attainment’ will be issued by Tertius Training Pty Ltd –  provider number 41242.  These may be used as an RCG for working on licenced premises in Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

RCG Student Course notes, Student Handbooks and the Course Information Booklet

Please visit our downloads section on our website where you will find copies of the RCG course notes, Student Handbook, and Course Information booklet. The Student Information Handbook contains the policies and procedures that are relevant to your course.

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