Records clerk or assistant

Records clerks and assistants maintain and update electronic and/or hard copy documents, correspondence and other records, and organise their storage.

Entry Reqirements

There are no minimum academic requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or equivalent qualifications. Training is normally provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs in Administration at Levels 1 and 2 are available.

Typical Education Level

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Examines and sorts incoming material.
  • Classifies, files, archives and locates documents and other records.
  • Copies or duplicates documents or other records.
  • Performs specialised clerical tasks in connection with conveyancing, litigation and the maintenance of medical records.

Desired Skills

Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Learning Strategies, Speaking, Writing, Active Learning, Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Mathematics

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