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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Receive stock in a DC/Warehouse 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117901  Receive stock in a DC/Warehouse 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  15 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is intended for people who will receive stock in a distribution centre or warehouse. Persons credited with this unit standard operate in a number of contexts, of which some may be non-routine. They demonstrate the ability to make comparisons and interpret available information.

These persons are able to receive stock in a Dc/warehouse, implement security procedures to prevent shrinkage and losses and enhance the efficiency of the supply chain by recording required information on stock being received. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner has completed the following area of learning before attempting this unit standard
  • Numeracy and Literacy at ABET Level 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Receive goods into the DC. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Offloaded stock is sorted according to organisational requirements and stock characteristics 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The stock received is recorded and checked against required documentation as per organisation's procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All variances between actual stock received and invoiced/ordered stock are identified and resolved according to organisation's procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stock and/or pallets/containers are labelled/referenced according to organisational procedures 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prevent shrinkage and losses in the Receiving Area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of shrinkage and how it impacts on the organisation is explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur is explained in relation to the process of receiving stock 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented in the Receiving Area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The document trail is for goods received is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    How to handle breaches in security is explained according to organisation policies and procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The work area, stationary and equipment meet the organisation's housekeeping standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Update DC stock balances in order to enhance the efficiency of the supply chain. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The impact and functioning of the Supply Chain on the organisation is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stock flow through the organisation/ business is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records of stock received are maintained in a way that enhances the efficiency of the supply chain following organisation's procedures 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Programmes leading to the award of credits from this unit standard will be accredited by the Wholesale and Retail SETA in its ETQA role. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the Wholesale and Retail ETQA.

    Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the Wholesale and Retail ETQA will perform external moderations of assessments across the Accredited Providers according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Common terms and concepts used in DCs to receive stock.
  • Organisational policies and procedures for receiving and checking stock received.
  • Organisational policies and procedures for recording and handling of stock variances
  • Organisational policies and procedures for labelling/referencing stock/pallets received.
  • Techniques and equipment used to count stocks received
  • The terms shrinkage and losses
  • The effect of shrinkage and losses on profits and employees
  • Causes of and preventative methods for shrinkage and losses while receiving stock
  • The supply chain and the roles of the various players in the supply chain.
  • Organisation procedures in the Receiving Area for maintaining stock records in the supply chain.
  • Stock characteristics and how they impact on the receiving procedure. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems

    Relates to the following assessment criterias and assessment criterias:

    Receive goods into the DC
  • Stock and/or pallets/containers are labelled/referenced according to organisational procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work with others in a team

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criterias:

    Prevent shrinkage and losses in the Receiving Area
  • The document trail is for goods received is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activities

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criterias:

    Receive goods into the DC
  • Offloaded stock is sorted according to organisational requirements and stock
    characteristics
  • The stock received is recorded and checked against required documentation as per organisation's procedures
  • All variances between actual stock received and invoiced/ordered stock are
    identified and resolved according to organisation's procedures
  • Stock and/or pallets/containers are labelled/referenced according to organisational procedures

    Prevent shrinkage and losses in the Receiving Area
  • Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented in the Receiving Area.
  • The work area, stationary and equipment meet the organisation's housekeeping standards.

    Update DC stock balances in order to enhance the efficiency of the supply chain
  • Records of stock received are maintained in a way that enhances the efficiency of the supply chain following organisation's procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criterias:

    Receive goods into the DC
  • Offloaded stock is sorted according to organisational requirements and stock characteristics
  • The stock received is recorded and checked against required documentation as per organisation's procedures
  • All variances between actual stock received and invoiced/ordered stock are identified and resolved according to organisation's procedures
  • Stock and/or pallets/containers are labelled/referenced according to organisational procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criterias:

    Prevent shrinkage and losses in the Receiving Area
  • The document trail is for goods received is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criterias:

    Prevent shrinkage and losses in the Receiving Area
  • The concept of shrinkage and how it impacts on the organisation is explained

    Update DC stock balances in order to enhance the efficiency of the supply chain
  • The impact and functioning of the Supply Chain on the organisation is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  59326   National Certificate: International Trade  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58781   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49280   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Distribution  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  57806   Further Education and Training Certificate: Exports  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Aboutlearning Pty Ltd 
    2. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    3. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    4. Boxer Superstores (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Braune Training (Pty) Ltd 
    6. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTION (Halfway House)(TP) 
    7. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
    8. Centre for Logistics Excellence (Pty) Ltd 
    9. College of Production Technology 
    10. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    11. Edcon Ltd 
    12. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    13. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    14. GPR Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    15. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    16. Indub Trading c.c. 
    17. InnerOut Training Solutions 
    18. Institute for Telling Development T/A ITD Training (MENLYN PARK) (TP) 
    19. Intercept Consulting and Training Solutions 
    20. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    21. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    22. KLM EMPOWERED HUMAN SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS PTYLTD 
    23. MacSteel Services Centres SA (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    24. Makwedeng Training 
    25. Master Retailing (Pty) Ltd 
    26. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    27. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    28. OPTIMUM LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    29. Organisational Development International (TP) 
    30. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    31. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    32. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    33. Polyoak Business School (Pty) Ltd (DIEP RIVER) (TP) 
    34. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    35. Production Management Institute 
    36. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    37. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    38. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    39. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    40. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    41. REATS Training Services 
    42. Rema Tip Top SA (Pty) Ltd (BENONI) (TP) 
    43. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    44. Sabela Learning Academy 
    45. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    46. SECTOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS TAINING ORGANISATION(SESTO) 
    47. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    48. THE NEW RECLAMATION GROUP (PTY) LTD (Prospecton) (TP) 
    49. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
    51. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    52. Woolworths Pty Ltd 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.