Definition: Computer associate professionals

Science and technology statistics

Computer associate professionals is subdivided into three unit groups:
- Computer assistants (3121)
- Computer equipment operators (3122), and
- Industrial robot controllers (3123) is described as follows:

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:
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
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