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Purchasing and Materials Handling NCFE Level 4

Open Course College

Other Qualifications , Uncategorised

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Purchasing and Materials Handling NCFE Level 4 Syllabus Unit One The Need For Purchasing The Nature And The Objectives Of The Purchasing Function The Importance Of The Purchasing Function Important Purchasing Situations Purchasing Procedures Materials Management Logistics Management The JIT System Of Materials Management Kanban The Materials Requirement Planning System Purchasing Management As Part Of Organisational Management Materials Management As Part Of Organisational Management Planning As An Element Of Purchasing And Materials Management Unit Two The Concept Of Quality The Planning Of Quality Quality Assurance The Description Of Quality The Control Of Quality Sample Inspection Unit Three Price Determination As A Purchasing Activity Price Determination By The Supplier Different Marketing Forms The Influence Of Government On Price Determination The Planning Of Purchasing Prices Information For Planning Purchasing Prices Objectives For Price Determination The Price Policy Of The Purchasing Function Control Over Purchasing Prices Cost Reduction As A Control Technique Price Indices As A Control Technique Supplier Selection Unit Four Introduction The Scope Of The Stores Department Types Of Stores Special Stores Stockyards The Stores Department As A Service Department The Integrated Purchasing And Stores Department Staff And Customer Relations Unit Five Siting A Store Or Stockyard Transport And Distribution Of Goods Postal Services Location Types Of Building Detailed Consideration Of Storage Accommodation Fire And Firefighting Unit Six Layout Of Buildings Storage Policies Flow Of Materials Goods Received Facilities Mechanical Handling Inspection Centralised Goods Receiving Unit Seven Stock Records The Stock Records Department Stock Record Cards The Aims Of Stock Control Types Of Stock Control Stock Levels Stock Control - Finished Stocks Work Of The Stock Control Department Stock Taking Types Of Stock Taking Discrepancies And Determination Of Errors Unit Eight Financial Control Of Stock Stores Costs And Budgets Methods Of Pricing Stock Stores Evaluation For Final Accounts Unit Nine Materials Flow Activities Incoming Transport Negotiation The Characteristics Of Negotiation When Negotiation Is Used The Negotiating Process Research For Purchasing And Materials Management The Advantages Of Research For Purchasing And Materials Managements The Planning Of Research For Purchasing And Materials Management The Organisation Of Research For Purchasing And Materials Management The Operational Area Of Research For Purchasing And Materials Management Control Over Research For Purchasing And Materials Management Unit Ten International Purchasing The Management Of International Purchasing International Purchasing Procedure And Activities Implementation Of International Purchasing Countertrade The Purchasing Of Capital Equipment Capital Goods And Leasing Retail Buying The Control And Evaluation Of Retail Buying Qualification: Level 4 Purchasing and Materials Handling Award At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a level 4 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). What is NCFE NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach. NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland. Accreditation

Purchasing and Materials Handling NCFE Level 4 Syllabus Unit One The Need For Purchasing The Nature And The Objectives Of The Purchasing Function The Importance Of The Purchasing Function Important Purchasing Situations Purchasing Procedures Materials Management Logistics Management The JIT System Of Materials Management Kanban The Materials Requirement Planning System Purchasing Management As...

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