4131-Typists and Word Processing Operators

Job Title: 

Typists and Word Processing Operators

Job Description: 

Typists and word processing operators type, edit and print using typewriter, personal computer or other word processor, and record oral or written matter in shorthand.


Checking completed work for proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

605 - Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications

Specific Occupations: 

413101 - Word Processing Operator
Description : Operates a computer to type, edit and generate a variety of documents and reports.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Computer Assisted Transcript Operator, Typist, Verbatim Reporter, Word Processing Clerk

413102 - Machine Shorthand Reporter
Description : 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.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Braille Transcriber, Court Reporter / Taker, Hansard Reporter, Stenocaptioner

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa