CAREER
CLUSTER
BRIEF

TYPING AND TELEGRAPHY

CAREER AREA - BUSINESS



Work Performed

Work activities in this group primarily involve recording or transmitting verbal or coded material by the use of such office machines as computer, typewriter, teletypewriter, tape perforator, Braille machine, and telegraphic key.


Worker Requirements

Attentiveness to detail to avoid errors in transferring data from records or draft copies; motor coordination and finger dexterity; adaptability for repetitious work; form perception; and willingness to work under direction of others.


Sample Occupations

Typist
Word Processor
Data Entry Keyer
Court Reporter
Stenographer
Medical Transcriptionist


Related Clusters


Related MPC Departments

Filing and Classifying Business Office Skills
Secretarial Work Computer Science and Information Systems
Stenographic Work

Medical Assisting

Data Processing and Typesetting