Receive and handle retail stock
Unit Information about the SIRRINV001 training material in this resource
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to receive and store retail stock. It requires the ability to check stock quality and quantity against order requirements, store or present stock correctly, and maintain cleanliness of stock-handling areas.
This unit applies to all retail sectors and business sizes from large format stores to small independents. It applies to frontline personnel who have limited autonomy and work under close supervision and guidance of others in frontline operational roles in the retail environment. However in smaller retail businesses, senior personnel also undertake this function.
Unit mapping information
No equivalent unit.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Unit sector or competency field
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
Skills must be demonstrated in a retail environment. This can be:
an industry workplace
a simulated industry environment set up for the purposes of assessment
Assessment must ensure use of:
manufacturers’ instructions for stock handling and storage
organisational policies and procedures for stock handling and control
retail stock display areas
range of retail stock
stock control documentation
stock receiving bay or area
stock storage areas
assessment activities that allow the individual to:
work within commercial speed, timing and productivity
manage tasks and contingencies in the context of the job role
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.