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COMPUTER ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS

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French Equivalent: Techniciens en informatique et communications

Definition:
The former International Standard Classification of Occupation ISCO-88 dicided the Computer Associate Professionals into 3 groups:
3121 Computer assistants
3122 Computer equipment operators
3123 Industrial robot controllers

The new ISCO-08 divides them into the following subgroups:
Code: 2513 Title: Web and multimedia developers
Code: 2514 Title: Applications programmers
Code: 2519 Title: Software and applications developers and analysts not elsewhere classified
Code: 3512 Title: Information and communications technology user support technicians
Code: 3512 Title: Computer network and systems technicians
Code: 3514: Web technicians
Code 3511: Title: Information and communications technology operations technicians
Code 3514: Title: Web technicians
Code 3139: Title: Process control technicians not elsewhere classified

Computer associate professionals provide assistance to users of micro-computers and standard software packages, control and operate computers and peripheral equipment and carry out limited programming tasks connected with the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software.

Source Publication:
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat), "The measurement of scientific and technological activities; manual on the measurement of human resources devoted to S&T; Canberra Manual", OECD, Paris, 1995, p.99
International Labour Organization (ILO), n.d. website, [latest update 2004].

Hyperlink:
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/isco/isco88/312.htm

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Thursday, July 07, 2005

Last updated on Friday, April 12, 2013