Type at speed


Type texts accurately at a high speed.

Alternative labels

type quickly
touch type
typing at speed

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Type at speed is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Live chat operator: Live chat operators respond to answers and requests posed by customers of all nature through online platforms in websites and online assistance services in real time. They are available to provide service through chat platforms and have the ability to solve inquiries of clients via written communication merely.

Optional skill

Type at speed is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Subtitler: Subtitlers can work intralingually, within the same language, or interlingually, across languages. Intralingual subtitlers create the subtitles for hearing-impaired viewers, whereas interlingual subtitlers create the subtitles for movies or television programmes in a different language to the one heard in the audiovisual production. They both ensure that the captions and subtitles are synchronised with the sound, images and dialogue of the audiovisual work.




  1. Type at speed – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022