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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6121-11 Typist and Word Processing Operator

Operates keyboards to type, edit and print documents.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • operates dictation, typewriting and other word processing equipment
  • types letters, reports and other routine material, and prints documents
  • transcribes information recorded in dictating machines
  • proofreads and corrects copy
  • files records and reports
  • performs photocopying and other routine clerical tasks
  • may compute amounts of bills and accounts
  • may answer telephones or receive clients

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