1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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6199-11 Proof Reader

Reads draft copies and proofs, detects errors and marks corrections to grammar, typing or composition.

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:

  • reads draft copies and marks errors
  • discusses grammatical or compositional errors in copy with authors, and obtains signatures on copy authorising changes
  • marks proofs using codes to indicate deviations from copy or instruct operators to alter typographic details
  • lodges marked proof for amendment
  • signs and dates proofs to indicate approval of corrections and authorise preparation of type for printing

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