Describe the use of stores and warehousing in operations 

What is the purpose of this course?

This unit standard is required by people working in the manufacturing environment who need to understand the functions of the store and the warehouse and are tasked with the responsibility to understand the need for improvement in supply chain operations, control stock and understand the layout of a warehouse according to workplace requirements.

What will I learn?

Qualifying learners will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the functions of the store and the warehouse in a manufacturing environment.

  • Explain the importance of stock control in order to improve supply chain operations.

  • Discuss the principles of operations of a Warehouse Management System (WMS).

  • Discuss space requirements in order to identify appropriate layout of a warehouse.

  • Explain productivity in a warehouse.

What is the pre-requisite for this course?

It is assumed that you are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 2. 

  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 2. 

How long will it take me?

100 Notional hours

(10 Credits. Each credit = 10 hours)

What do I get?

A certificate of competence and your results will be uploaded on the NLRD (National Learner Database)

SAQA QUAL ID: 377384

NQF Level:  3

Credits: 10


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