Recognised Competency Card (Gaming) - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require a recognised competency card if you intend to work in a licensed venue that operates gaming machines. To obtain a competency card you must have graduated from a Responsible Conduct of Gaming (RCG) course delivered by an approved training organisation.

Gaming machines are only allowed in registered clubs and venues with a full hotel licence. You will require this card to perform any of the following roles:

  • licensee (of a full hotel)
  • secretary (of a registered club)
  • gaming-related staff (this may include staff who patrol or serve in a gaming area, or staff who are involved in paying out winnings to patrons).

When you have completed your course you will be provided with an interim certificate. This certificate will allow you to work for a short period of time only. You are required to get a photo competency card. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a competency card you must have completed a training course with an approved training provider.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to 5 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Act(s) name

Gaming Machines Act 2001 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Gaming Machines Regulation 2010 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Competency Cards
Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW


Operating address:
GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Operating address:
Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000

Phone:

1300 024 720
competencycard@justice.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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