Data Entry Assistants will enter or update information on databases to ensure information is kept up to date and records are accurate. This could involve entering data from paper-based information such as personal details for medical records or sales recrods, market research or numerical depending on the organisations you are working for.
There are no set requirements, but GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) in English and maths will help.
Office experience could also help you get a job.
You could get into this job through an apprenticeship.
Career Path and Progression
With experience, you could become a supervisor or team leader. You could also train and mentor new employees.
Related careers you may be interested in:
- Admin assistant
- Call centre operator
- Data analyst-statistician
National Government Policy states that all students should have achieved at least a Grade 4 or C Grade in English & Maths at GCSE. Achieving this minimum grade in these subjects will increase the opportunities open to you, support your future career development and prospects.
Students who do not meet this standard will be supported to continue to study English and Maths through full-time education or an Apprenticeship.
Excellent computer skills, the ability to work to deadlines, attention to detail, able to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team, accuracy.
£12,000 to £25,000