Explain the role of materials handling in the warehouse 

What is the purpose of this course?

This unit standard is required by people working in the manufacturing environment and tasked to handle materials. The learner is introduced to the use of materials handling from the receiving of stock, coding, pricing, and categorizing, the use of materials handling equipment, and warehouse distribution.

What will I learn?

Qualifying learners will be able to:

  • Explain the functions related to materials handling.

  • Classify, code, and identify incoming stock.

  • Explain the use of materials handling equipment.

  • Explain the order cycle.

  • Apply risk management principles in the warehouse.

  • Understand the procedures regarding outbound distribution of materials. 

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:  377385

NQF Level:  3

Credits: 10


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