Typists work on computers to check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format, perform other clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes, gather, register, and arrange the material to be typed, following instructions, type correspondence, reports, text and other written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, dictation or previous versions, using a computer, word processor, or typewriter, file and store completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, and/or maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents, print and makes copies of work, keep records of work performed, compute and verify totals on report forms, requisitions, or bills, using adding machine or calculator and collate pages of reports and other documents prepared.
Interested in becoming a typist?
Try one of these courses
- Skills Academy Advanced Certificate In Microsoft Office 2010
- Skills Academy Certificate In Microsoft Office 2010
- Skills Academy Short Course Certificate In Microsoft Office 2010
Last updated: October 25th 2016