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Braille Transcriber, Hand

Aliases: Braille Transcriber

Industry/Sector(s): Education, Training and Research


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Braille Transcriber, Hand is expected to perform include:

  • Transcribing reading matter into braille for people with visual impairment using hand stylus
  • Reading copy and manipulating hand stylus to emboss special paper with various combinations of dots that characterize braille alphabet using braille code form
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

​​​This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Preferably, graduate

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Skilled in transcribing the reading matter into braille
  • Knowledge of problems faced by children with visual impairment while reading
  • Ability to prepare special paper with braille codes
  • In-depth knowledge of the braille codes
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good c​ommunication​ skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to follow instructions 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

​For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_notices.aspx?id=1077

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Braille Transcriber, Hand → Senior Braille Transcriber

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 per month
    These figures are indicative and subject to change​ 
    REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4

    Generally, 15 to 18 years of experience is required

    PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
    • Government and private schools/institutes
    • Braille transcribing firms
    KEYWORDS 
    • Braille Transcriber
    • Braille Hand Transcriber​
    OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
    StandardCodeDescription
    NCO 20154414.0100Braille Transcriber, Hand
    ISCO 20084414 Scribes and Related Clerks
    NIC 200885500Educational support services
    QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
    NSQFNot availableNot available
    REFERENCES 
    1National Classification of Occupations Division 4
    2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
    3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-4.pdf
    4https://www.naukri.com/job-listings-Transcriber-InteleANTS-Chennai-15-to-18-years-200816500941?src=jobsearchDesk&sid=14901882179137&xp=40&qp=transcriber&srcPage=s
    5http://www.payscale.com/research/IN/Job=Medical_Transcriptionist/Salary​​
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