Casino Dealer School

Blackjack and a Secondary Game

The Introduction to Casino Gaming, Blackjack and a Secondary Game prepares students for employment with a gaming establishment. Students enrolled in the program receive training to enhance possibilities of employment, retention and promotion in the workforce. The curriculum covers Louisiana gaming rules and regulations, blackjack basics, math, interpersonal skills and hands-on training.

To register, students need to be 21 years of age or older, pass an entry-level math test and a background check.

The 10-week, 160-hour program meets Monday-Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 PM at SOWELA's Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA.

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Casino Dealer Classes

SOWELA's Casino Dealer Training program will provide up-to-the-minute and relevant instruction on all the latest gaming trends and techniques. The information is based on the primary skills employers want to see in the dealers they hire, and details players like to see in the dealers they interact with and tip on the casino floor. We have "hands on" teaching methods, SOWELA graduates will learn a complete understanding of the gaming business. Additionally, they will be thoroughly experienced with the rules, techniques, systems, procedures, equipment, and theory in their choice of one (or all) of the following casino games: Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, Baccarat, and Craps. The student's skills and abilities will be developed to a point that qualifies them for employment at an entry-level position in the casino industry.

Casino Dealer Training Hours Cost
Introduction to Casino Gaming, Blackjack and Secondary Game 160 $50.00
Craps 140 Coming Soon
Poker 120 Coming Soon
Roulette 120 Coming Soon
Baccarat 120 Coming Soon

Contact Information

Workforce Solutions

(337) 421-6560

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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