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

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Betting Clerks
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
3,900
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Relatively steady
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying 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

Job Titles

  • Betting Agency Counter Clerk
  • Bookmaker's Clerk
  • Telephone Betting Clerk
  • Betting Clerks

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration
  • Certificate IV in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • Diploma of Racing Services (Racing Administration)

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