SITXINV001

Receive and store stock

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Unit Information about the SITXINV001 training material in this resource

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to check and take delivery of stock and appropriately store, rotate and maintain the quality of stock items.

It does not include specialist stock control processes for perishable foodstuffs which are covered by SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items.

The unit is relevant to organisations where stock control is an integral and essential part of business operations, and where there are control issues to be considered. The unit is not appropriate for situations where stock management is very simple, such as controlling stationery supplies in a small office.

It applies to operational personnel who work with very little independence and under close supervision. They apply little discretion and judgement and follow predefined organisational procedures to report any stock-related discrepancies to a higher level staff member for action.

The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and to any type of stock.

Unit mapping information

SITXINV201 Receive and store stock

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

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit sector or competency field

Cross-Sector—Inventory

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in an operational business where stock is received and stored. This can be:

  • an industry workplace

  • a simulated industry environment

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • computers, printers and stock control software systems

  • electronic equipment used for stock control

  • diverse and comprehensive range of tourism, hospitality or event industry stock items

  • organisation specifications:

    • current commercial stock recording procedures and documentation for the receipt and storage of stock

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.