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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KEYBOARD OPERATORS input and process data using typewriters, word processors and computers, or type, edit and print documents.

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

Tasks Include:

  • operating dictation, typewriting and other data processing equipment
  • typing letters, reports and other routine material, and printing documents
  • transcribing information recorded in dictating machines and proof-reading and correcting copy
  • filing records and reports
  • typing in data and codes required to process information
  • retrieving, confirming and updating data in storage and keeping records of data input
  • sorting outgoing material and preparing documents for transmission


This section contains the following subsection :
              6121-11 Typist and Word Processing Operator
              6121-13 Data Entry Operator

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