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Bookmaker’s Clerk – ANZSCO 561112

Description

Assists Bookmakers to provide oncourse betting services at race meetings. Registration or licensing is required.

This occupation is illegal in New Zealand.

Skill Level

5

Alternative Titles
  • Penciller
Specialisations
  • Bagman/woman (Aus)
Skills Assessment Authority
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 5611 Betting Clerks

Description

take bets from customers at betting agencies, over the telephone and on course.

Tasks
  • taking bets and debiting credit accounts and bank accounts electronically, and receiving cash
  • recording and entering bets electronically and in transaction ledgers
  • issuing tickets and preparing summaries of transactions
  • monitoring amounts of money placed on race entrants
  • checking details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers and electronic records, and paying out money on winning tickets
  • verifying the identity and account balances of betting agency customers
  • answering betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person
  • may work in a call centre
Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 561111 Betting Agency Counter Clerk
  • 561112 Bookmaker’s Clerk
  • 561113 Telephone Betting Clerk
  • 561199 Betting Clerks nec

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