Typisten en bedieningspersoneel tekstverwerkers


ISCO 08 Code 4131      Typists and word processing operators

Lead Statement

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.

Task statement

Tasks include:

  • typing written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, or shorthand using a computer, word processor or typewriter;
  • checking completed work for proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting;
  • gathering and arranging the material to be typed, following instructions;
  • filing and storing completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, or maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve or update documents;
  • taking dictation and recording other matter in shorthand;
  • reproducing the spoken word, environmental sounds and song lyrics as captions for cinema and television programming;
  • transcribing information recorded in shorthand and on sound recording equipment.

Included occupations

  • Typist
  • Word processor
  • Stenographer
  • Shorthand typist

Excluded occupations

  • Court reporter - 3343
  • Medical transcriptionist - 3344


(NCvB; Mei 2010)