Blackjack classes start Oct. 29 at Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute will offer blackjack classes starting Oct. 29 for anyone interested in obtaining training to work as a dealer at MGM Springfield.
The classes at MCCTI, 95 State St., Springfield, will run Oct. 29-Dec. 14, Monday-Thursday, 7:15 p.m.-10:15 p.m.
For people new to the gaming industry, it's recommended they start training with blackjack and then continue on with carnival games. MGM guarantees a chance to audition to work at the entertainment complex in Springfield after successful completion of at least two table game certifications.
Carnival game classes are scheduled Jan. 2-Jan. 31.
To register online for classes and learn more, visit www.mccti.org/school.html. Scholarships are available. For any questions, call (413) 552-2086.
ABOUT THE MASSACHUSETTS CASINO CAREER TRAINING INSTITUTE (MCCTI)
The MCCTI was formed as a collaborating workforce development organization by the state’s fifteen 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.
Jim Danko, (413) 755-4812, firstname.lastname@example.org