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SITXINV001A Receive and store stock

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Descriptor

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to receive and store stock. It requires the ability to check and take delivery of stock, other than food, and to appropriately store, rotate and maintain the quality of stock items.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
This unit has commonality with SITHCCC003B Receive and store kitchen supplies, which deals specifically with the receipt and storage of food items and related food safety issues. The control and ordering of stock levels is covered in SITXINV002A Control and order stock.

Applications

This unit describes a fundamental administrative function for the tourism and hospitality industries and applies to the full range of industry sectors and environments.
Stock control systems might be manual, but increasingly stock control is computerised. This unit covers any type of stock, other than food items.
The receipt and storage of stock is undertaken by frontline operational personnel who work under close supervision and guidance from others. They would be required to apply little discretion and judgement because they operate using predefined organisational procedures. They would report any stock-related discrepancies for the action of a higher level staff member.

Required Skills

The following skills must be assessed as part of this unit:
safe manual handling techniques
ability to conduct stock activities in a logical and time-efficient work flow
literacy skills to check incoming stock against order and delivery documentation, to read use-by dates, stock labels, and to read and interpret organisation procedures
writing skills to record incoming stock and to use stock control systems to record stock-related issues
communication skills to make accurate verbal or written reports of stock discrepancies
numeracy skills to count incoming, stored and rotated stock items.

Required Knowledge

The following knowledge must be assessed as part of this unit:
basic knowledge of relevant stock, including product life and storage requirements
different types of storage and their suitability for different kinds of stock
principles of stock control, including:
rotation
correct storage procedures for specific goods
segregation of non-food items from food items in any storage area that have potential to cross-contaminate
checking for slow moving items
types of stock control documentation and systems that may be applied in the tourism and hospitality industries
stock security systems and procedures
OHS procedures and safe work practices that relate to the receipt, transportation and storage of stock
safe and correct use of equipment, such as forklifts.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence requird to demonstrate competency in this unit

Evidence of the following is essential:
efficient and safe receipt, storage, rotation and maintenance of stock items
application of the OHS and security procedures related to receipt, handling and storage of goods
completion of stock receipt and storage activities within typical workplace time constraints.

Range Statement

RANGE STATEMENT
The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording in the performance criteria is detailed below.
Stock may include:
beverages for bar, mini bar, restaurant and shop
equipment, such as maintenance and cleaning equipment and office equipment
linen, such as sheets and towels
stationery, such as guest stationery and office supplies
brochures and promotional material
vouchers and tickets
souvenirs and other retail products.
Stock control systems may be:
manual
computerised.

Licensing & Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

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