Introduction to Working in an Office

INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN AN OFFICE

This unit teaches students who wish to work in an office the essential things they need to know about performing a clerical role. Starting with a roundup of the tools, equipment and stationery that they might use, the unit goes on to provide instruction on how to perform a range of clerical tasks. It provides prospective office employees with a thorough grounding in what it's like to work in an office environment.


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Introduction to working in an office

What's it like to work in an office?

What should you wear when you work in an office?

Tools and equipment
Stapler
Hole punch
Photocopier
Shredder
Telephone
Fax machine


Computer/Laptop
Printer
Guillotine or paper trimmer
Franking machine
Binding machine
Scissors
Cash register/cash box

Stationery
Paper
Envelopes
Paper clips
Stamps
Pens
Poly-pockets


Tasks
Using a stapler
Using a hole punch
Using a photocopier
Using a shredder
Using a laminator
Using the telephone
Using a fax machine
Collating documents
Doing a mailshot
Greeting a visitor

Safety in the office
Using tools and equipment safely