How to become a stock control assistant
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- working towards this role
- applying directly
You could start by doing a retailer or warehouse operative intermediate apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could work in a shop, parts department or distribution depot and move into stock control through internal promotion.
You'll usually need GCSEs in English and maths to apply directly for jobs. Experience in retail or warehouse work may give you an advantage.
It can be useful to have some IT skills or experience of using online stock management software.