Conduct efficient warehouse operations skills programme

This course is aligned to the outcomes of SAQA unit standard 8024 and 8036, but is not a SETA accredited course. A learner will now be capable of demonstrating an integrated practical and theoretical knowledge of receipt, dispatch and returns of freight procedures, based on quality service to the customer and product care. The learner will be able to accept additional responsibility through knowledge of the whole process. In securing freight, learners will be able to ensure the elimination of damage to freight during storage and/or transport.

Course outline

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • identifying non-conforming freight on arrival and departure and deal with freight in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • assessing the quality of packaging to take corrective actions to ensure the safe handling
  • determining the correct type and quantity of units that are received, dispatched or internally moved in accordance with authorising documentation (i.e. deal with discrepancies in accordance with company policies and procedures and customer requirements)
  • placing and storing freight, giving cognizance to product type storage requirements, appropriate storage facility, as well as
    allocating time and transport resources, in order that freight can be easily located and well preserved.

The learner will also understand relevant aspects of the following:

  • Relevant legislation (e.g. OHS Act, transport regulations, etc.), facilities and company policies that pertain to receiving, despatch, packing/stockpiling, handling, marking and securing of freight
  • Compatibility of product type/categories and the type of decisions required concerning separation of non-compatible products
  • Current trends in storage patterns and methodologies
  • Special storage and handling conditions required, based on storage and handling characteristics of equipment, safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE), in relation to the safe handling and securing of freight
  • Time management principles to maximise client satisfaction
  • Efficient receipt, dispatch and returns administration procedures
  • Securing techniques and the characteristics of materials used
  • Optimal load limits and rates for specific transport modes
  • The transport routes and conditions, together with the mode of transport, and how these factors affect the status of the freight for receipt and dispatch purposes
  • Current trends in company inventory and stock control systems
  • Appropriate actions to be taken in the event of accidents and/or incidents
  • The ramifications of poor product knowledge
  • Methods of identifying freight or bulk
  • The need for strict compliance with customer instructions, with due regard to all parties involved

Course Information

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E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

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Not Available as E-learning

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SAQA ID:

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level ABET 2

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at supervisors or team leaders that operate within various warehousing environments.

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

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Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

SAQA ID:

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level ABET 2

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at supervisors or team leaders that operate within various warehousing environments.

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

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Course Price:

R 1 630

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

SAQA ID:

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level ABET 2

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at supervisors or team leaders that operate within various warehousing environments.
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