Skills Data Input Clerk in the Avalon Peninsula Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a data input clerk in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Data entry clerks (NOC 14111).


  • Receive and register documents for data entry
  • Enter data according to specified format
  • Transfer data between software
  • Verify accuracy and completeness of data
  • Store, update and maintain databases
  • Perform backup procedures
  • Perform general office duties
  • Classify, label and store diskettes/ disks and tapes of data
  • Create digital records using a scanner
  • Transfer handwritten data to Excel or Word documents

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Sorting


Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Clerical
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Computer and Information Systems
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