Warehouse Skills Programme

Warehousing and Logistics Training

SAQA ID : Based on SAQA ID: 252244, 117898, 114891, 117899

Course Introduction

This programme is aimed at candidates who undertake the picking and packing functions within the warehouse. The course content delivered covers picking, packing and stock-taking processes and procedures, the effect that incorrect packing has on the customer and the effect that incorrect picking and packing has on business profitability.

Qualification Title: Warehouse Skills Programme

Unit Standard ID:  Based on SAQA ID: 252244, 117898, 114891, 117899

This programme is aimed at candidates who undertake the picking and packing functions within the warehouse. The course content delivered covers picking, packing and stock-taking processes and procedures, the effect that incorrect packing has on the customer and the effect that incorrect picking and packing has on business profitability. 

Organisation specific – determined by warehousing operations conducted by that organisation

The qualifying learner is capable of: 

  • Identify appropriate areas for packing stock 
  • Move stock to and pack stock in identified location 
  • Prevent shrinkage and losses while moving, packing and maintaining stock 
  • Maintain stock in the distribution centre 
  • Prepare stock for stock count 
  • Count stock 
  • Perform post stock count housekeeping functions 
  • The organisational method for notifying items to pick and the understanding of these notifications
  • The effect of incorrect picking on the business
  • The different organisational packing containers and their uses
  • The different stock in the DC/Warehouse, their characteristics and the best methods of packing them
  • Different methods/machinery/equipment for picking in the organisation
  • How to identify the different problems that could be encountered when picking stock and to whom they must be reported
  • Organisational requirements in respect of tagging/identifying stock/containers with their destination
  • Load points and how to choose the correct load point
  • How to minimise damages when picking, packing and moving stock
  • The impact of damages on the organisation
  • The terms shrinkage & losses
  • The effect of shrinkage and losses on profits and employees
  • Causes and preventative methods for shrinkage and losses as applicable to the process of picking stocks
  • Common terms and concepts used when picking stock in the DC

This programme is aimed at pickers, packers and stock controllers/counters within the warehouse.

R 5 250.00 per person

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