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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintain the stockroom 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243672  Maintain the stockroom 
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  10 
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 for people who are responsible for maintaining the stock room and maintaining safety and housekeeping standards in the stockroom. Persons credited with this standard function under general supervision and carries out established and familiar procedures in familiar environments. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.

    If the learner packs stock using a forklift then he/she must meet the requirement for licensing before embarking on this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Select appropriate areas for storing stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Layout for the stockroom are identified according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The layout of the stockroom is understood and explained in a drawing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Areas for storing stock are selected as per layout. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Pack stock in stock area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock is moved using appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Packing methods are selected based on stock characteristics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Losses and damages are minimised by handling the products according to the characteristics of the stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stock is packed so that it can be accessed in the sequence required to meet stock rotation requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Perform stock room housekeeping functions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The stockroom is kept clean and tidy as required by hygiene, health, safety and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The disposal of waste, is carried out according to legislation and or manufacturer's and organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Prevent shrinkage and losses in the stockroom. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of shrinkage is explained within the context of it impact on the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur is explained in relation to the stockroom. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented in the stockroom according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Maintain stock in the stockroom to enhance supply chain efficiency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The impact and functioning of the supply chain on organisational efficiency is explained. 

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stock is maintained so as to enhance the supply chain following organisational procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA, which has a MOU with the relevant ETQA. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA, according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Organisational stockroom layout requirements.
  • Stock characteristics.
  • Policies and procedures for packing stock into stockrooms.
  • Organisational requirements and equipment used to move, store and stack stock.
  • Stock rotation requirements.
  • Organisational housekeeping standards.
  • The concept of shrinkage & losses and the effect on the organisation and employees.
  • Shrinkage & loss prevention in the stockroom.
  • The impact and functioning of the supply chain on the organisation.
  • Stock flow through the organisation/business. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems.

    Refer to the follwing specific outcome:
  • Pack stock in stock area. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Pack stock in stock area.
  • Perform stock room housekeeping functions. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activities.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Perform stock room housekeeping functions.
  • Pack stock in stock area. 

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

    Refer to the following specific:
  • Select appropriate areas for storing stock.
  • Pack stock in stock area. 

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

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Prevent shrinkage and losses in the stockroom.
  • Maintain stock in the stockroom to enhance supply chain efficiency. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Maintain the environment.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Perform stock room housekeeping functions. 

  • 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 
    The stockroom in this unit standard refers to any place where stock is kept prior to being packed out on the shop floor. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  64410   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58206   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  64409   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  63409   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 


    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. Aluwa Training 
    2. AMATHUBA TRADING CC 
    3. Braune Training (Pty) Ltd 
    4. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTION (Halfway House)(TP) 
    5. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    6. Centre For Business Education & Training 
    7. CHECK ONE SUPERMARKET (PTY) LTD 
    8. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    9. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    10. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    11. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    12. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    13. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    14. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    15. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    16. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    17. Lizanne's Training and Development Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    18. Master Retailing (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    20. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    21. Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Poshido Training 
    23. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    24. Rutisa Training and Recruitment cc 
    25. Shoprite Checkers 
    26. SIYANQOBA SEMINARS PTY LTD 
    27. Southern Ambition 653 CC 
    28. SSD Consultants 
    29. The Ed Agency Pty Ltd 
    30. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Thuto- Lore Academy 
    32. Thutoboswa 
    33. Tjantjello Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd 
    34. TMS GROUP INDUSTRIAL SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    35. Tshimedzwa Development Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    36. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    37. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



    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.