SAPICS Basics of Stores & Stock Control (BSSC)
What is the purpose of this course?
The Basics of Stores and Stock Control is an entry level course for those wishing to make a career in one of the many disciplines of warehousing and distribution management.
This course is targeted at all stores personnel, including the store man and all first-line supervisors. Other major users of the stores function also gain specific benefit from attending this course.
What will I learn?
Qualifying learners will be able to:
Warehousing and Supply Chain Management
Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships
Risk and Safety Management
Warehouse Safety and PPE
Classifying and Coding of Stock
Warehouse Layout and Productivity
Materials Handling and Storage Equipment
Stocktaking and Stock Audits
Warehouse Returns, Customer Service and Reverse Logistics
Transportation and Distribution Management
Emergency Situations and Precautions
What is the pre-requisite for this course?
There are no pre-requisites for entry into this program, but basic literacy and numeracy skills is recommended .
How long will it take me?
4 Months for self-study
5 Days facilitation
This course is available as a self-study program.
Prepare from home, work, or while traveling
Save time and money on travel to training venues
Learn at your own pace.
Tutoring available if required
Final exam Proctored
How will I be assessed?
The final exam covers the full course content. It is a closed book, 3 hours exam. A learner requires 50% to pass.
To pass the course and earn the Certificate of Achievement, a learner will need an overall score of at least 50% in the final examination with a combined minimum of 50% in the homework and final examination.
What do I get?
Equivalent to NQF Level: 3
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