Warehouse Skills Programme

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.

Course outline

The qualifying candidate will be competent in:

  • explaining the relationship between business and the customer
  • displaying appropriate behaviour when interacting with customers
  • identifying appropriate areas for packing stock
  • moving stock to and packing stock in identified locations
  • preventing shrinkage and losses while moving, packing and maintaining stock
  • understanding the effect of incorrect picking on the business
  • understanding the different organisational packing containers and their uses
  • understanding the different stock in the DC/warehouse, their characteristics and the best methods of packing them
  • identifying and understanding the different methods/machinery/equipment for picking in the organisation
  • identifying the different problems that could be encountered when picking stock and to whom they must be reported
  • tagging/identifying stock/containers
  • minimising damages when picking, packing and moving stock
  • understanding the impact of damages on the organisation
  • understanding the effect of shrinkage and losses has on profits and on employees
  • preparing stock for stock count
  • counting stock
  • performing post stock count housekeeping functions.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

35

SAQA ID:

252244, 117898, 114891 & 117899

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level ABET 2. The use of applicable machinery/equipment for picking of stock in an organisation

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

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

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.

Unit Standard Title:

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

35

SAQA ID:

252244, 117898, 114891 & 117899

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level ABET 2. The use of applicable machinery/equipment for picking of stock in an organisation

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

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

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.

Unit Standard Title:

Course Price:

R6 350 (incl. VAT)

Course Duration:

10 days

Credits:

35

SAQA ID:

252244, 117898, 114891 & 117899

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level ABET 2. The use of applicable machinery/equipment for picking of stock in an organisation

Target Groups:

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