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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 5321 KEYBOARD OPERATORS


    KEYBOARD OPERATORS input and process text and data, and prepare, edit and generate documents for storage, processing, publication and transmission.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • entering data and codes required to process information
    • retrieving, confirming and updating data in storage and keeping records of data input
    • taking verbatim records of proceedings in rapid shorthand using computerised equipment and shorthand-writing machines
    • transcribing information recorded in shorthand and on sound recording equipment, and proofreading and correcting copy
    • reading portions of transcripts during trials and other proceedings on request of Judges and other officials
    • reproducing the spoken word, environmental sounds and song lyrics as captions for television programming, and the deaf and hearing impaired
    • preparing reports, letters and similar material for publication and electronic transmission
    • sorting outgoing material and preparing documents for transmission

    Occupations:
      532111 Data Entry Operator
      532112 Machine Shorthand Reporter
      532113 Word Processing Operator

532111 DATA ENTRY OPERATOR

    Alternative Title:
      Data Processing Operator

    Operates a keyboard to input and transfer data into a computer for storage, processing and transmission.

    Skill Level: 4


532112 MACHINE SHORTHAND REPORTER

    Records and reproduces the spoken word in court and parliamentary proceedings, television programming and for the deaf and hearing impaired using handwritten shorthand, stenotype shorthand machines, computer-assisted transcription software and sound recording equipment.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Braille Transcriber
      Court Reporter
      Hansard Reporter
      Realtime Reporter
      Stenocaptioner

532113 WORD PROCESSING OPERATOR

    Alternative Title:
      Typist

    Operates a computer to type, edit and generate a variety of documents and reports.

    Skill Level: 4



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