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Qualification: Goods handler (no legal status)

Goods handler (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • receive instructions from a superior and organise own work accordingly,
  • prepare the working environment and tools and protect themselves in accordance with hygienic and protective procedures,
  • handle goods in a shop and between the warehouse and shop according to the instructions of a superior,
  • ensure sufficient stocks of goods on shelves and check the quality of goods in accordance with instructions,
  • ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the working environment and tools used,
  • communicate with co-workers, superiors and customers,
  • perform work with the requisite quality and in the appropriate time and observe instructions for safe and environmentally friendly work.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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  • At least elementary education and
  • a medical certificate with an assessment of the candidate's fitness for work as a goods handler, issued by a doctor specialising in occupational medicine.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio,  which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains  authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge,  skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may: 

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full, 
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the  knowledge, skills and competence to be verified, 
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because  the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences  defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.

METHODS OF VERIFICATION OF VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS practical test and oral presentation

NQF Level: 
3
Access requirements: 
  • At least elementary education and
  • a medical certificate with an assessment of the candidate's fitness for work as a goods handler, issued by a doctor specialising in occupational medicine.
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.