2017 Stocktaker Training Courses announced by professional trade body

Stocktaker training and qualifications with ILTSAThe only qualifying body for licensed trade stock auditors, ILTSA, has confirmed the dates for the 2017 intensive stocktaker training courses in March and October.

Basic to Advanced stock auditing

These popular courses are suitable for everyone, including those with no experience in the industry, as they take you from the basics to advanced stocktaking.

They will give you an excellent grounding in the profession and are an ideal stepping stone to a stock auditing career for a company or in your own business.

Intensive but enjoyable stocktaking training course

The intensive 3-day courses continue to get good reviews from those attending, with comments from recent events including:

I really enjoyed the course and would definitely recommend it to other people I know that are interested in stocktaking

All the lecturers were very helpful, very good at explaining the subject – and very patient

I found the three days to be enjoyable, informative and beneficial to both me and my employer

Excellent course, delivered informatively and in a relaxed manner

Book your place now

You can now book your place on either 2017 course, simply use the links above to see the course syllabus and booking forms.  Alternatively find out more about ILTSA training courses»



The Institute of Licensed Trade Stock Auditors (ILTSA) is the only qualifying body for stocktakers within the Licensed Trade, with members throughout the UK, the Republic of Ireland and Europe.

All ILTSA qualified stocktakers have proved their ability through professional training and extensive qualifying exams.

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ILTSA stocktaking Examinations 18th October 2016

If you are an Associate Member of ILTSA, we would like to remind you that the next ILTSA qualifying exams are being held on Tuesday, 18th October 2016 in Lancashire.

There will be a Refresher Day to help you prepare for the exams on Monday 17th October.

Both days are taking place at the Shireburn Arms, Hurst Green, Clitheroe, Lancashire.

To find out more or book yourself in for the exams and/or refresher day please contact us.


Stocktaker training course 18th-20th October 2016

Intensive stocktaker training course by ILTSA

Book your place now on the next stocktaker training course run by the only qualifying body for stock auditors in the Licensed Trade, ILTSA (The Institute of Licensed Trade Stock Auditors).

Taking place between the 18th and 20th October, the ILTSA stocktaker 3-day stocktaker training course is the industry recognised essential training for those in the industry or considering taking up the profession.

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For all levels, no previous experience required

Whatever your current experience in the profession, nothing is taken for granted on our Intensive Stock Auditor course, as it takes you from the basics to advanced stocktaking.

Of course, it is impossible to create stocktakers over a three-day period, but the lecturers will give everybody present a very good grounding of the profession, which will give them the stepping stone upon which to develop their own business or seek employment.

Three day intensive course

The 3-day course takes place at the popular Shireburn Arms Hotel in Clitheroe, Lancashire, which offers quality, comfortable training rooms and accommodation.

The course lecturers are all qualified and very experienced stock auditors that will provide not only a strong grounding in the theory but practical knowledge based on years in the profession.

The course itself covers everything you will need including:

  • Theory of stocktaking
  • Practical stocktaking
  • Goods Inwards
  • Allowances / Adjustments
  • Auxiliary stock control
  • Cellar control systems
  • Food stocktaking
  • Changeover valuations

Take a closer look at the course syllabus»

What past delegates say about the stocktaker training course

The course has been well received by delegates over many years with comments includuing:

The course was very comprehensive and I found the lecturers to be extremely dedicated, knowledgeable and helpful.

I found the course to be an excellent learning experience. The course content was varied, interactive, and covered more areas than I imagined, I would not hesitate in recommending it to my colleagues.

Well constructed and followed a logical progression throughout. The lecturers obviously all knew their subject well and were helpful, patient and friendly both during the lectures and socially.