ARCG Course Sydney

Advanced Responsible Conduct of Gambling

Training locations:
Sydney CBD Club York
Course name:
ARCG also known as Advanced Responsible Conduct of Gambling
Course price:
Course length:
6 hours + breaks
Certificate valid:
5 years
Training days:
RCG Provide Responsible Gambling Services is a prerequisite for this course.

Book your ARCG course online, or for further information call 02 9232 1010 or send us a message.

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Identity Requirements (Mandatory)

Students must be able to provide Valid Photo ID.

ARCG Pre-requisites

  • Students must have a current SITHGAM022 Provide Responsible Gambling Services (RCG) qualification before enrolling.
  • Students must be at least 16 years old at the time at the time of sitting the course, however, cannot use certification until 18 years old.
  • Students must have at least a basic understanding of English to be permitted into class.
  • Students will need a USI number to complete the course. To apply for a USI or find your number, visit

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ARCG Course Details

Advanced training in Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) equips senior staff with the specialised skills required to address and manage gambling-related issues, which affects approximately 1% of the adult population in Australia.

Dive into our Advanced RCG course, meticulously crafted for senior employees of gambling venues like gaming floor managers and supervisors. It's a comprehensive training program that elevates your skills and prepares you to handle nuanced situations in the gambling sector with confidence and efficiency.

By completing this course, you'll not only amplify your skill set but also enhance your role as a pivotal figure in promoting responsible gambling practices. This training isn't just about professional growth; it's about making a meaningful difference in your venue and the broader community.

Embrace this opportunity to be at the forefront of change in the gambling industry. Enrol in our Advanced RCG course now and take a decisive step towards being an influential leader in creating a safer and more responsible gambling environment.

In the ARCG course you will learn about:

  • Advanced Interpersonal Skills: Enhance your ability to engage with patrons effectively, especially in tense situations.
  • Conflict Cycle & Stages of Change Models: Utilise these models to guide your interactions and interventions with patrons.
  • High-Intensity Situation Management: Gain strategies to manage scenarios involving angry, aggressive, or distressed patrons and concerned family members.
  • Proactive Gambling Harm Minimisation: Learn to lead efforts in minimising gambling harm, using structured approaches for complex situations.
  • Leadership in Responsible Gambling Culture: Develop the skills to foster a responsible gambling environment and guide junior staff in identifying and addressing problematic gambling behavior.

Training Program

  • All students must have valid photo ID on the day of training.
  • Students must have a current SITHGAM022 Provide Responsible Gambling Services (RCG) qualification before enrolling.
  • Training must be conducted over a minimum period of 6 hours not including breaks.
  • A Liquor and Gaming Interim Certificate will be issued to students if they satisfactorily complete all assessments, demonstrating competency in the program via email.
  • Due to RCG being a Government Initiative, students will have to complete ALL training hours required. Insufficient ID and being over 10 minutes late (including from lunch breaks) will automatically deem the student ineligible to start the course on that date. Students will need to contact our office to rebook and process any relevant rescheduling fee in line with our policy.
  • Liquor and Gaming require students to complete an online assessment that will be emailed to them after course completion. This must be completed before Liquor and Gaming will issue an interim certificate.

ARCG Assessment

Within the 6 hours of the course, students will be required to complete discussions, activities and role plays in English throughout the day. Students will receive lunch breaks which is not included in the 6 hours and please note, light refreshments will be provided. Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge and skills throughout the workshop to deem them competent across the course.

There are 3 components to this ARCG program:

  • Discussion points with peers in the classroom
  • Assessable activities competed classroom (requires written ability)
  • Role plays with trainer and peers (requires verbal ability)

This ARCG course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners can have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills.

Assessments MUST be completed in English and with no further assistance. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.

If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the ARCG course at a $50 NYC Fee.

ARCG Certification

Once student is deemed competent, they will be issued a Certificate of Completion within 24 hours of the training (may take longer on weekends) and Advanced RCG endorsement on competency card.

Advanced RCG Endorsement will automatically be added to your digital competency card. To add to your physical card, there would additional fees at Liquor and Gaming. For more information visit competency card self portal.

For any lost, stolen or replacement ARCG Cards, please contact Liquor and Gaming on 1300 024 720.

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Course Enrolment

The cost for the ARCG course is $395.
View the ARCG Refund Policy.
Courses are subject to a $10 non-refundable enrolment fee.
TCP Training is not registered with CRICOS however all one day courses are excluded from CRICOS.


If organising staff training or onsite training, we can facilitate the ARCG course nationally. You can also request to enrol staff using a company invoice.

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ARCG Training Locations

The ARCG course is delivered at the following Sydney and Central Coast training locations -

- Club York, Level 2, 95-99, York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

For directions, transport and parking information, please visit the Sydney Training Locations page.


What is the difference between the RCG and ARCG?

ARCG stands for Advanced RCG and is really just a step above the standard RCG. You learn more methods to assist problem customers and how to deal with some heavy topic such as suicide. The in depth knowledge and skills the course contains is aimed at supervisors and managers or just general senior gambling staff.

How long does it take to get my certificate?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion within 24 hours and then on your digial competency card the ARCG will automatically be added.

To add to your physical card, there would additional fees at Liquor and Gaming. For more information visit competency card self portal.

Do other states recognise NSW ARCG?

No, this course is not accredited so it is not a nationally recognised unit. This is a course from Liquor and Gaming NSW which is only appliable to NSW.

General Course FAQs

When is my booking confirmed?

Your booking is confirmed once we receive full payment of course fees. Unfortunately there are rare occasions where the course will sell out prior to you finalising payment.  In this situation a member of our customer service team will get in contact to organise an alternate training date.

What are your payment methods?

Payment can be made at the time of booking using either a credit card, EFTPOS or cash. Invoices and acceptance of company cheques is by prior arrangement only.

Can I pay my package in installments?

Unfortunately we cannot offer this service, full payment of course fees are required at the time of booking. The good news is that we try to always offer value for money and keep course fees affordable, so you know that you are always getting good value, especially with our package deals which offer reduced prices!

I want to book in multiple staff and/or want a company invoice?

We can book multiple people at once and create company invoices, even for individual students. Please just email our bookings team –

Please include the following information; the course, location and date you wish to enroll them in, full names and unique emails of those who will attend and the company's legal name, address, ABN and contact.

What if I have trouble with written/spoken english?

Most courses will permit a student to bring a friend to interpret for them during training. If you do need assistance, we ask that you contact first before booking your course so we can advise if there are any restrictions. For example, Forklift training requires students to complete all assessments in English.

If the course permits, you may bring a friend along to the course or, alternatively, you can phone the National Translation service to book an interpreter. Visit the Immigration website for more information about help with translating.

What is your COVID-19 Policy?

Following NSW Health Guidelines, TCP Training implements Policies and Procedures to help keep our community safe, for more information click here.

Can Centrelink pay for me?

What you need to do is register with your local Job Network Agent. Your Employment Consultant will make the booking with us on your behalf and arrange payment with us directly. Unfortunately Centrelink does not pay directly.

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