Basic Storekeeping Skills

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

How long?

  • 5 days
  • in person

What are the topics?

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for storekeepers, warehouse managers and warehouse supervisors who wish to enhance their current skills in managing stores and warehouses

About the course

This course offers a general introduction to the roles expected by anyone in a storekeeping position. The different stores operations are explained in detail to better appreciate the position of a storekeeper in the company operations. This course builds upon the previous course in that it focuses more on actual case studies and how to better improve performance

Course Objectives

This course offers a general introduction to the roles expected by anyone in a storekeeping position. The different stores operations are explained in detail to better appreciate the position of a storekeeper in the company operations.

Course Outline

The Stores Function

  • Purpose
  • Responsibilities
  • Organization
  • Reasons for Holding Stock
  • Cost of Holding Stock
  • The Cost of Poor Service

Stores Layout and Equipment Selection

  • Objectives
  • Range of Equipment
  • Space Utilization Characteristics
  • Rationale for Selection.

Location Systems

  • Identity
  • Fixed
  • Random
  • Combined
  • Space Utilization Considerations
  • Rationale for Selection

Essential Working Practices

  • Security
  • Reducing Stock Loss
  • Housekeeping
  • Operating Hours
  • Material Identification
  • Stock Rotation
  • Product Knowledge
  • Traceability

Health & Safety

  • Law
  • Employers Responsibilities
  • Employees Responsibilities
  • COSHH
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Training
  • Enforcement
  • Accident Reporting
  • Consultation & Representation
  • Environmental Issues

Stores Documentation/Data Collection

  • Bar Coding
  • RFID
  • Receipts
  • Issues
  • Computer Application
  • Data Capture
  • Data Transfer
  • Necessity for Accuracy
  • Certificate of Conformance
  • Material Certification

Stock Records and Control

  • ABC Analysis
  • Basic Concepts of Quantity and Time Based Systems
  • Min-Max Systems
  • Topping Up Systems
  • Re-order Systems
  • MRP
  • JIT

Stocktaking

  • Purpose
  • Continuous
  • Periodic Stocktaking or Cyclical Stocktaking
  • Treatment of Discrepancies
  • Obsolete, Redundant and Surplus Stock.

Case Studies

  • Physical Aspects of Storekeeping
  • Equipment Selection
  • Receipt of Materials

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

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Basic Storekeeping Skills at ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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