Cold Storage Workshop

Warehousing and Logistics Training

Course Introduction

The purpose of this programme is to enable candidates to efficiently work in an environment that requires special temperature control and storage, while ensuring freight/stock integrity. They will acquire knowledge that will assist in the implementation of correct hygiene and safety measures that need to be applied when working in temperature controlled environment.

Course Title: Cold Storage Workshop

Unit Standard ID: Based on unit standard 242979

NQF Level: N/A

No. of Credits: N/A

The purpose of this programme is to enable candidates to efficiently work in an environment that requires special temperature control and storage while ensuring freight/stock integrity. They will acquire knowledge that will assist in the implementation of correct hygiene and safety measures that need to be applied when working in temperature-controlled environment.

It is desirable for learners wishing to achieve this unit standard to be competent at:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2

By the end of the course, learners can understand, explain and apply:

  • conditions relating to storage in cold storage
  • comprehend basic refrigeration principles
  • different refrigeration systems
  • appropriate cold store cooling loads
  • troubleshooting for cold store temperature problems
  • cold store housekeeping
  • appropriate product handling at the cold store
  • correct hygiene and safety measures
  • temperature monitoring with reference to freight integrity
  • an ability to identify and rectify problems with maintaining the correct temperature in a competent manner.

The above programme can be customised to suit a specific organisation’s policies and procedures.

2 to 3 hours (depending on the level of interaction and the number of questions that arise from the session).

This programme is aimed at any person working with temperature-controlled stock in a warehouse or in any part of the logistics chain.

R4 850 per day (1-15 candidates)

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