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Stores Management

The day-to-day management of the stores department is a critical factor in the successful management within any business. Stock represents a large percentage of the working capital in many organisations. Minimising loss or damage makes a significant contribution to the overall profitability of the business - and is a key part of the stores function.

This course will teach you the methodologies, principles and practices of good stores management to build your knowledge of this appealing subject.

Modules

Unit One

Introduction

The Scope of the Stores Department

Types of Stores

Special Stores

Stockyards

The Stores Department as a Service Department

The Integrated Purchasing and Stores Department

Staff and Customer Relations

Unit Two

Stores Systems and Procedure

Stock Records

Identification, Specification and Standardisation

Computers

Unit Three

Siting a Stores or Stockyard

Transport and Distribution of Goods

Postal Services

Location

Types of Building

Detailed Consideration of Storage Accommodation

Fire and Firefighting

Unit Four

Layout of Buildings

Storage Policy

Flow of Materials

Goods Received Facilities

Mechanical Handling

Inspection

Centralised Goods Receiving

Unit Five

Stock Records

The Stock Records Department

Stock Record Cards

The Aims of Stock Control

Types of Stock Control

Stock Levels

Stock Control - Finished Stocks

Work of the Stock Control Department

Stock Taking

Types of Stock Taking

Discrepancies and Determination of Errors

Unit Six

Financial Control of Stock

Stores Costs and Budgets

Methods of Pricing Stock

Stores Evaluation for Final Accounts

Unit Seven

The Relationships between Production, Construction and Service

Organisations

Administrative Procedures in Stores

The Stores Manual

Circulation, Introduction, Operation, Advantages and Disadvantages of Stores Manuals

Provisioning

Cyclical Provisioning

Unit Eight

Location of Stock

Issue and Despatch

Returns and Breakages

Procedure with Scrap and Redundant Materials
Deterioration

Care of Buildings and Stock

Security

Unit Nine

Costing

Operative Training

Safety Aspects of Storage

Legislation

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Stores Management.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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Stores Management

The day-to-day management of the stores department is a critical factor in the successful management within any business. Stock represents a large percentage of the working capital in many organisations. Minimising loss or damage makes a significant contribution to the overall profitability of the business - and is a key part of the stores function.

This course will teach you the methodologies, principles and practices of good stores management to build your knowledge of this appealing subject.

Modules

Unit One

Introduction

The Scope of the Stores Department

Types of Stores

Special Stores

Stockyards

The Stores Department as a Service Department

The Integrated Purchasing and Stores Department

Staff and Customer Relations

Unit Two

Stores Systems and Procedure

Stock Records

Identification, Specification and Standardisation

Computers

Unit Three

Siting a Stores or Stockyard

Transport and Distribution of Goods

Postal Services

Location

Types of Building

Detailed Consideration of Storage Accommodation

Fire and Firefighting

Unit Four

Layout of Buildings

Storage Policy

Flow of Materials

Goods Received Facilities

Mechanical Handling

Inspection

Centralised Goods Receiving

Unit Five

Stock Records

The Stock Records Department

Stock Record Cards

The Aims of Stock Control

Types of Stock Control

Stock Levels

Stock Control - Finished Stocks

Work of the Stock Control Department

Stock Taking

Types of Stock Taking

Discrepancies and Determination of Errors

Unit Six

Financial Control of Stock

Stores Costs and Budgets

Methods of Pricing Stock

Stores Evaluation for Final Accounts

Unit Seven

The Relationships between Production, Construction and Service

Organisations

Administrative Procedures in Stores

The Stores Manual

Circulation, Introduction, Operation, Advantages and Disadvantages of Stores Manuals

Provisioning

Cyclical Provisioning

Unit Eight

Location of Stock

Issue and Despatch

Returns and Breakages

Procedure with Scrap and Redundant Materials
Deterioration

Care of Buildings and Stock

Security

Unit Nine

Costing

Operative Training

Safety Aspects of Storage

Legislation

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

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Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Stores Management.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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(National Average 82.6%)
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