Count Stock For Stock Take

Warehousing and Logistics Training

SAQA ID : 114891
NQF Level : 2
No Of Credits : 5

Course Introduction

This 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.

Qualification Title: Count Stock for Stock Take

Unit Standard ID:  114891

No. of Credits: 5

NQF Level: 2

This 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.

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

Numeracy and literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent

By the end of the course, the learners will understand:

• prepare stock for stock count
• count stock
• perform post stock count housekeeping functions

The learner will also understand relevant aspects of the following:

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

This programme is aimed at any person working with stock within the warehousing or logistics chain

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