This unit covers determining packaging requirements, packaging and labelling items in a stores and warehousing environment.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
MEM11008B

Assessment

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: - selecting packaging methods and materials to suit given products; - effectively communicating with the production and dispatch personnel; - undertaking numerical operations and calculations within the scope of this unit; - managing time; - following procedures for labelling packaged products, and; - entering routine and familiar information onto proformas and standard workplace forms. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - packaging methods, materials and legislation; - weights, measures and capacities; - types of transport; - knowledge of organisational receival and dispatch functions; - applicable material safety data sheets (MSDS); - labelling procedures and standards; - storage and recording procedures; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - safe work practices and procedures, and; - hazards and control measures associated with packaging materials.

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