Stenography

Description

Capture of spoken words in its entirety, especially meanings and relevant details into written form.

Alternative labels

taking dictation

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Stenography is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Scopist: Scopists edit the transcripts created by court reporters in order to make of them a readable professional legal document. They listen or read to the reports given to them in order to apply punctuation, missing words, format, and improve the accuracy of the document.
Court reporter: Court reporters type in word processors or any other software each one of the words mentioned in the courtroom. They transcript the hearings that take place in court in order to issue the official hearings of the legal case. They allow that the case can be further studied by the parties in an accurate fashion.

Optional knowledge

Stenography is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Typist: Typists operate computers to type and revise documents and compile material to be typed, such as correspondence, reports, statistical tables, forms, and audios. They read instructions accompanying material or follow verbal instructions to determine requirements such as number of copies needed, priority and desired format.
Business administration vocational teacher: Business administration vocational teachers for business administration instruct students in their specialised field of study, business administration, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for a business administration-related profession, such as accountant or banker. Business administration vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of business administration through assignments, tests and examinations.

 


 

References

  1. Stenography – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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