Sub-major Group

53 General Clerical Workers

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ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
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53 General Clerical Workers

General Clerical Workers perform general administrative, data entry and word processing tasks.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this sub-major 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:

  • NZQF 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:

  • receiving, sorting, opening, classifying, photocopying and filing information
  • entering text and data via keyboards for further processing
  • retrieving and updating data in storage and keeping records
  • preparing reports, letters and similar matter
  • transcribing information, and proofreading and correcting copy
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