1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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BETTING CLERKS take bets from customers either at a betting agency or over the phone, and assist bookmakers to provide betting services at race meetings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • taking bets from customers over the phone or counter, debiting their credit card account or bank account electronically or receiving cash and recording bets electronically
  • monitoring amounts of money placed on race entrants and advising bookmakers
  • handing copies of betting ledgers to bookmakers after the closing of bets for each race
  • checking details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers or electronic records and paying money on winning tickets


This section contains the following subsection :
              8115-11 Betting Agency Counter Clerk
              8115-13 Telephone Betting Clerk
              8115-15 Bookmaker's Clerk
              8115-79 Betting Clerks nec

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