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Typists and related keyboard occupations


Job holders in this unit group type letters, memos, reports and other documents from draft, handwritten or dictated matter, using appropriate software packages.


  • Types letters, memos, reports, presentations and other documents using the appropriate software
  • Inserts logos and other special features and formats as specified
  • Proof reads, edits and corrects errors to produce clean copy to specified layout
  • Adjusts settings of printer as necessary and monitors quality of printed document.

Entry Requirements

Entry is most common with GCSEs/S grades. Entrants are normally expected to have obtained minimum typing speeds and hold vocational certificates. Units in keyboarding skills and producing documents are included in NVQs/SVQs in Administration at Levels 1 to 4.

What could I earn?


There is no banded salary information for this career.


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