ISCO 08 Code 413        Keyboard operators

Lead Statement

Keyboard operators input and process text and data, and prepare, edit and generate documents for storage, processing, publication and transmission.

Task statement

Tasks performed usually include: entering data and codes required to process information; retrieving, confirming and updating data in storage and keeping records of data input; taking records of proceedings in rapid shorthand using computerized equipment and shorthand-writing machines; transcribing information recorded in shorthand and on sound recording equipment, and proofreading and correcting copy; reproducing the spoken word, environmental sounds and song lyrics as captions for cinema and television programming.


(NCvB; Mei 2010)