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Place management and Global Location Numbers (GLN)

Overview

This course is designed to support the Department of Health and Social Care requirement for all Trusts and their suppliers to implement a consistent method of managing place information. Specifically, it will provide guidance on the standards and best practice related to the creation and management of GLNs.

Through successful completion of the course, individuals will have demonstrated their GS1 standards expertise, providing them with the skills to roll out implementation programmes within their own Trusts.

Who should attend?

  • Scan4Safety programme leads and supporting teams
  • Estates
  • Procurement
  • Supply chain
  • Private Finance Initiatives
  • Solution providers

Course outline

  • Introduction to GS1
  • The importance of unambiguous location identification
  • GLN structure
  • GLN allocation, storage and sharing
  • Location Manager
  • Which barcodes to use
  • Labelling best practice
  • Label placement
  • Learnings from the Scan4Safety sites

Format and pricing

Format Content level Duration Price per Cost (+VAT)
In-company virtual training* Introductory  1-hour course Course (<15 people) £300
Foundation  2-hour course Course (<15 people) £500

*This instructor-led training is delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams (other platforms are available if required).

How to book this course

Email training@gs1uk.org or call us on 0808 178 8799 to discuss your requirements in more detail or to arrange in-company delivery of this course.