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You do not always need qualifications to work as a data entry clerk, although employers may prefer you to have GCSEs (grades A-C) or equivalent in English and maths.
You will need a basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and databases, and your skills and speed in inputting data will often be tested at interview. Employers normally provide training on their data entry systems when you start work.
You could develop your computer skills before looking for work by completing qualifications such as:
- OCR Certificate and Diploma for IT Users (New CLAiT)
- BCS European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL).
Visit the OCR and British Computer Society (BCS) websites for more details about these qualifications, and check with local colleges and training providers to find out which courses are available in your area.
- British Computer Society
You may be able to get into this job through an Apprenticeship scheme. The range of Apprenticeships available in your area will depend on the local jobs market and the types of skills employers need from their workers. For more information, visit the Apprenticeships website.
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