2 casino dealer classes starting in early June
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute (MCCTI) is offering the opportunity for students to take the necessary training to become a casino dealer in Massachusetts.
Everyone who successfully passes two classes is guaranteed an audition with MGM. Start your training in June and be working by September. There are two options, including a weekend option:
- WEEKDAYS: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, June 3 to July 23, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Immediately following blackjack is the carnival games course which runs during the same time frame and ends on Aug 26.
- WEEKENDS: Saturday and Sunday, June 1 to July 20, noon - 6 p.m. Immediately following blackjack is the carnival games course which runs during the same time frame and ends on Aug 18.
“You bring the fun, guest services personality. We’ll teach you everything else you need to know,” said Michele Cabral, director of MCCTI.
Classes are taught by MGM Springfield supervisors. The classroom is conveniently located on the grounds of MGM Springfield. The tables, chips and cards are close replicas of what you will find on the casino floor. The cost for the two classes is $598.
To receive more information or help signing up, stop by MassHire Springfield, on Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, May 17, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. MassHire Springfield is located at STCC Technology Park, 1 Federal St., Bldg, 103-3, in Springfield Massachusetts. Drop-ins are welcome.
MCCTI is a partnership between Holyoke Community, Springfield Technical Community Colleges and MGM, and is authorized by the state of Massachusetts to provide the training required to become a licensed dealer. To get more information or to enroll, visit www.MCCTI.org. Class space is limited.
ABOUT THE MASSACHUSETTS CASINO CAREER TRAINING INSTITUTE (MCCTI)
The MCCTI was formed as a collaborating workforce development organization by the state’s 15 community colleges. The MCCTI has developed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to work collaboratively regarding workforce certification, training, licensure and other requirements. The Institute is collaborating with Workforce Investment Boards/Regional Employment Boards (WIB/REB), the Massachusetts community colleges, resort casino and slot facility developers and operators, educators, training providers, unions, and community based organizations to provide recruitment, screening, career counseling, training and job placement strategies and solutions.
Michele Cabral, (413) 552-2257, firstname.lastname@example.org