Count Stock for Stock Take

Unit Standard: SAQA ID 114891

NQF Level: 2

No of Credits: 5

The Count Stock for Stock Take unit standard is intended for persons working in the retail and wholesale sector who count stock for either general stock counts or for a financial stock take.

Persons credited with this unit standard will accurately count stock following all organisational procedures.



By the end of the course, the learners will be to:

• Prepare stock for stock count
• Count Stock
• Perform post stock count housekeeping functions


Knowledge To Be Gained

Relevant aspects of the following:

• The impact and effect of correct and incorrect stock counts on the business
• Organisation’s procedure for the counting of stock
• Post stock count housekeeping requirements
• Methods for preparing stock for counting
• Interpreting instructions for stock count


Duration Of Programme

1 Day