Typists and related keyboard occupations
Average Annual Pay
Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2017
Average Weekly Hours
Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2015
Labour Force Survey 2018
Future employment projections (Working Futures UK)
Job holders in this unit group type letters, memos, reports and other documents from draft, handwritten or dictated matter, using appropriate software packages.
QualificationsEntry 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.
- 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.
Common job titles
Destination of Leavers survey, supplied by the Higher Education Statistics.