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View Unit : Keep stock at required levels in a retail environment

Unit
Unit Reference Number
J/503/5657
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Keep stock at required levels in a retail environment
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
16
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.1 Retailing and Wholesaling
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Workplace assessment of occupational competence is required.  This must be carried out in line with the guidance available from the Learning Provider’s section of Skillsmart Retail’s website (www.skillsmartretail.com).  The guidance consists of: Assessment Principles; a booklet containing assessment guidance for each unit; and a list of some agreed equivalences between previous and current versions of units.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Know the importance of checking stock levels

1.1

state the importance of accurate and up‑to‑date stock checks and records

1.2

state the importance of following instructions and procedures for checking stock levels

2

Know the importance of rotating stock when putting new stock on display

2.1

outline the importance of rotating stock when putting new stock on display

3

Know the risks involved in handling stock

3.1

outline potential safety risks involved in handling stock

3.2

outline how stock, premises and equipment can be damaged by poor stock handling

3.3

state why the work area needs to be cleaned and tidied promptly after replenishing stock levels

4

Be able to check stock levels in a retail environment

4.1

perform checks on existing stock levels in such a way that:

  • an accurate count of stock is achieved
  • instructions and organisational procedures are followed
  • unsaleable stock is identified
  • other people are not disturbed except when necessary
4.2

identify the person who can provide advice when instructions for checking stock are not clear

4.3

identify the person who needs to be told about any unsaleable stock identified

4.4

update stock records accurately and in line with organisational procedures

5

Be able to position stock in a retail environment

5.1

position stock in the right places according to instructions relating to:

  • stock rotation
  • display requirements
5.2

identify the person who can provide advice when instructions for positioning stock are not clear

5.3

handle stock in ways that:

  • protect own and other people’s safety
  • protect stock, equipment and premises from being damaged
  • do not disturb other people except when necessary
5.4

clean and tidy the work area after replenishing stock levels in line with organisational procedures

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L