Stock Controller

Stock Controller

If you have an interest in entering into a career in stock control and you have a Grade 10 Certificate, National Certificate (Vocational) Level 2, or equivalent qualification, this quick skills acquisition course will get you career-ready in six months.

Being a stock controller involves managing and optimising inventory levels within an organisation. This programme covers general office practice, stock control and business accounting. You will learn to maintain accurate stock records, manage inventory, and handle ordering and delivery systems. It also includes proficiency in Windows-based applications.

Stock Controller Short Learning Programme


6 - 12 Months


Non-credit bearing

Entry Requirements

Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) Level 2; or equivalent qualification OR Learners can apply for RPL entry into the Programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide or online.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.


  • Responsible
  • Methodical
  • Efficient
  • Accurate

  • Introduction to PC*
  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • General Office Practice*
  • Stock Control*
  • Introduction to Business Accounting

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

**Formative Assessments are for practice purposes in order to prepare for the Summative Assessment. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A supplementary Summative Assessment opportunity is available and will be charged for.

  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Ability to implement stock records and keep them up to date
  • Ability to control stock and perform full stock-taking procedures
  • Ability to understand a wide range of ordering and delivery systems
  • Familiarity with office procedures and environments


On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Stock Controller

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner apply for admission to a Boston Short Learning Programme or an Occupational Qualification of which either has a Grade 11 Certificate or equivalent qualification as the entry requirement. Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.