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The Study Options Available For Prospective Casino Employees In Singapore
Judging by the surge in email inquiries, it is obviously no secret to Singaporedice readers that a major, if not the major requirement of gaining employment at the now under construction casinos at IR Resorts World at Sentosa and IR the Marina Bay Sands, is the successful completion of curriculum in a professionally qualified Casino College; such completion leading to the awarding of a certificate/diploma/degree in one or more of the Casino sciences. Indeed, due to the sheer volume and persistence of Singaporedice readers’ requests, it was resolved to investigate the various colleges offering certificate and diploma level casino and hospitality educational programmes, visiting the premises, interviewing the key players and endeavouring to give our readers, at singaoredice.com, the most comprehensive and up to date portrayal of what is on offer.
Several appointments were made. ICGTC (International Club Games Training Center) is Singapore’s first Casino Dealer College and has been open since June of 2006. AGMI International (All Gonna Make It) is Singapore’s second Casino Dealer College, and has been officially open since September 2007. Also, the two larger vocational colleges, both with established histories, namely Nanyang Institute and ACPE (Asian Centre for Professional Excellence), have recently begun offering casino training courses at the Diploma level in collaboration with ICGTC.
The two other vocational colleges, namely Shines College and EASB Institute of Management; I was unable to visit due to time constraints, offer exciting Diploma and Degree programmes in Casino Management through their collaborations with universities in Europe.
My first stop was at AGMI where I was warmly welcomed, by the extremely knowledgeable founder and president, Dr. Alan Soh. And it must be said, Dr. Soh’s knowledge was aptly reflected in the premises of AGMI. What is absolutely striking is that AGMI contains a large and very beautiful Casino Lab which acts as a mock casino floor. It is exactly what you would find in a real casino; with professional gaming tables in Baccarat, Blackjack and Roulette.
What I personally found most intriguing was that included in AGMI’s study cost is a “007-like”