The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
So you think you want to work in a casino? CCAC is pleased to offer casino dealer training classes through a partnership with Rivers Casino. By completing one or several of our training courses, you can obtain the skills you need to join the exciting casino gaming industry.
Since opening in February 2016, CCAC's Casino Dealer School has
been training casino employees as well as those seeking employment
in the casino industry. Together, CCAC and Rivers Casino have
created a strong partnership to provide casino training in a
variety of table games. The school is approved by the Pennsylvania
Gaming Control Board and is recognized by all casinos in the state
as well as some out-of-state casinos. Students in the entry-level
course receive 120 hours of training in blackjack and banked games,
including several poker derivative games. Individuals who
successfully complete the course are eligible to work as a dealer.
A poker class is also offered for students seeking employment as a
poker room dealer. In addition, students are auditioned as part of
the curriculum, which boosts their chances of securing a
In the fall of 2017, the Rivers Casino donated 40 scholarships
to the CCAC Educational Foundation to administer; they also added
an additional 30 for spring 2018. Recipients will have their
tuition paid in full to attend the dealer school training. To apply
for theses scholarships please go to the Rivers casino to complte
the application process: