Count stock for stock take

Course description

This unit standard is intended for persons working in the retail and wholesale sector who count stock for either general stock counts or for a financial stock take. Persons credited with this unit standard will accurately count stock following all organisational procedures.

Course outline

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • preparing stock for stock count
  • counting stock
  • performing post stock count housekeeping functions.

The learner will also understand relevant aspects of the following:

  • The impact and effect of correct and incorrect stock counts on the business
  • Organisational procedure for the counting of stock
  • Post stock-count housekeeping requirements
  • Methods for preparing stock for counting
  • Interpreting instructions for stock count.