This unit covers using inventory procedures and requisitioning goods.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - reading, interpreting and following information on requisition, purchase, shipping and invoice documentation, standard operating procedures, charts, lists and other applicable reference documents; - accessing and maintaining manual and electronic inventory information; - undertaking numerical operations and calculations within the scope of this unit; - organising information; - recording and filing information; - managing time; - checking for conformance to specifications; - measuring to specified tolerances, and; - entering information on to manual and electronic proformas and standard workplace documents. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - features and application of inventory systems such as Just-in-Time, KANBAN; - inventory procedures; - safe work practices and procedures; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - hazards and control measures associated with administering inventory procedures, and; - measurement techniques, tools and equipment for administering inventory procedures.

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