Maintain and control stocks

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MSL934003A, 'Maintain and control stocks'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Maintain and control stocks of materials or equipment

1.1. Label, document and store stocks in accordance with relevant standards and specific safety requirements

1.2. Follow stock rotation procedures to maximise use of stocks within permitted shelf life

1.3. Identify stock discrepancies and replace redundant or outdated stocks to maintain stocks at prescribed level

1.4. Identify and replace damaged/worn equipment or arrange for repairs or disposal as appropriate

1.5. Initiate quality control sampling and testing procedures when appropriate

1.6. Report stock problems outside own knowledge and authority limitations to relevant personnel

2. Order and receive materials and equipment

2.1. Determine requirements of customers and suppliers using appropriate communication and interpersonal skills

2.2. Determine demand for stock, taking into account peak and seasonal variations in stock usage and production conditions

2.3. Place and/or follow up approved orders using enterprise systems and procedures

2.4. Check condition of received goods and take appropriate action

3. Maintain stock records

3.1. Record all relevant details accurately using the specified forms/computer system

3.2. Ensure that written information is legible and indelible

3.3. File all records in the designated place

4. Maintain a safe work environment

4.1. Use established safe work practices and personal protective equipment to ensure personal safety and that of other laboratory personnel

4.2. Minimise the generation of wastes and environmental impacts

4.3. Ensure the safe collection of redundant/outdated stocks for subsequent disposal