There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Receive and forward telephone or electronic enquiries. Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents. Send and receive messages.
Business Equipment and Computer Applications:
MS Word, Excel, general office equipment and Windows.
Keyboarding (Words Per Minute):
41 - 60 wpm
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A high school diploma is usually required by employers to enter into this occupation. However, post-secondary education is preferred and considered an asset. For more information on training opportunities at Ontario universities and colleges, please refer to the following websites:
Private career colleges in Ontario may also have programs related to this occupation. More information can be found on the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Web site at: http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/ when searched under `Ontario Private Career College Search Service'.