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Gambling Harm Awareness (Beginner)

Staff completing responsible gambling training

Training session that provides staff with an understanding of gambling-related harm and how to ensure a safer gambling environment for customers.

Duration: 4 hours
Delegates: 5-15 people depending on location
Location: Online or face to face

What does the training cover?

This short course provides an understanding of harmful gambling and gambling-related harm, including signs, symptoms and the impacts of harmful gambling on an individual’s life and those around them. Those who attend will:

  • start to understand the psychology of gambling, why people gamble and what happens to the brain when we gamble
  • understand the difference between gambling and harmful gambling, indicators of harm, and how to signpost to appropriate services.

Training is designed to be highly engaging for delegates. It is uniquely informed by up-to-date insights from our clinical team, the National Gambling Helpline and people with lived experience. We provide all training materials. Each participant is awarded a GamCare Certificate of Attendance. 

Who should attend?

This course is for those working in front line roles where they may encounter those affected by gambling-related harm, and who wish to gain a better understanding of the issue.

Why choose our training?

Impact of training

GamCare conducts a pre-training assessment and asks participants to complete a feedback form following the session. All evaluations are kept on record and communicated to your business following the session. We also offer more formal training evaluation at an additional charge.

Enquire now

Submit an enquiry via the form below and we’ll be in touch to discuss your requirements.

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Open training options available

Don’t have enough people for one of our in-house training sessions? Use the form below to enquire about our next open training session.