The ability to strike a balance between space, inventory costs, lead times and anticipated customer demand is complex. The challenge for inventory managers is in juggling competing priorities to maintain optimal operational productivity.
This online Certificate of Facility and Inventory Management professional development program will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to plan and control inventory levels and manage facility and inventory requirements. You will learn to plan and implement inventory control systems to meet current and forecasted operational and customer demands, and monitor inventory control systems for continuous improvement.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to meet inventory demands to achieve successful business outcomes for an organisation.
Unit 1 - Manage facility and inventory requirements
Medium and long term storage needs
Storing dangerous goods
Small item storage
Volume and weight requirements
Safety and security requirements
Formal/informal hazard identification
Manager / supervisor role
Risk assessment nomogram
Security program and procedures
Storage handling security
Incident /emergency procedures
Fire prevention systems
First aid facilities
Recording stock location
Receival and dispatch
Customer, carrier communication
Design storage zone
Double deep racking
Drive in racking
Maintenance and cleaning areas
Code of practice
Safe lifting practices
Product damage and stock losses
Stock to sales ratio
Return on investment
Economic order quantity
Unit 2 - Use inventory systems to organise stock control
Inventory record systems
Stock control systems
Inventory objectives and evaluation
Inventory and stock control
Data base inventory records
Discrepancies or variances
Stock level maintenance
Accurate data entry
Stocktaking (periodic and ongoing)
Allocation of tasks
Effective use of staff resources
Warehouse design aisles/gangways
Physical stock takes
Reconcile inventory records
Delivery notes and tax invoices
Internal packing notes
Inventory records reports
Reasons for producing reports
Stock level reports
Stock movement history reports
Pallet report by product or item
Work place procedures
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 30 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $100.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.