Stores Management
Level 4

 
Title of learning programme Stores Management
Programme level 4
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**

* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.

** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1 Introduction
2 Stores Systems and Procedures
3 Siting a Stores or Stockyard
4   Layout of Buildings
5   Stock Records
6   Financial Control of Stock
7   The Relationship between Production, Construction and Service
8   Location of Stock
9   Costing, Training, Safety and Legislation
 

Learning Outcomes

 
Module 1 Introduction.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Explain your understanding of Stores Management
LO2   Examine the Scope of the Stores Department
 
Module 2 Stores Systems and Procedures.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss the Purchase Requisitioning Procedure
LO2   Summarise the Good Receiving Procedure
LO3   Explain how Stocktaking is done and examine the importance of Stock Records
 
Module 3 Siting a Stores or Stockyard.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify the transport options that are available today
LO2   Review what factors need to be taken into consideration regarding location
 
Module 4 Layout of Buildings.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss how the interior facilities of a building should be planned
 
Module 5 Stock Records.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify the reasons for keeping Stock Records
 
Module 6 Financial Control of Stock.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Summarise the importance of financial stock control
 
Module 7 The Relationship between Production, Construction and Service.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Define the relationship between Production, Construction and Service
LO2   Summarise the uses of the Stores Manual
 
Module 8 Location of Stock.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Examine the methods of stock location discussed in this unit
 
Module 9 Costing, Training, Safety and Legislation.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Define the purpose of a Costing System
LO2   Recognize the importance of Staff Training

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