5S is much more than just effective "housekeeping". Housekeeping and an organized workplace are the results of 5S, but the real purpose of 5S is to uncover errors and problems more quickly.Learn to reduce waste through a systematic application of 5S principles – Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. This workshop teaches the basic 5S techniques and illustrates that its implementation immediately reduces waste and provides a cleaner, safer work environment.


Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the origins of 5S methodology
  • Discuss the benefits of 5S principles
  • Identify opportunities for improvement using 5S principles
  • Introduce and embed 5S changes to the workplace for sustained improvement
  • Create routines using 5S principles
  • Learn techniques to avoid old habits

Course Outline:

  • What is 5S?
  • Where did it come from?
  • The benefits of 5S
  • Planning for a 5S
  • The 5S Methodology Unpacked Sort (Seiri)
  • Clearing the work area
  • Determine what you need
  • Set in Order (Seiso)
  • Designated locations
  • Design your workplace for efficiency
  • Shine (Seiton) Workplace Cleanliness
  • Spit and polish
  • Creating cleaning routines
  • Standardize (Seiketsu)
  • Making it routine
  • Design systems to ensure new norms
  • The benefits of 5S
  • Sustain (Shitsuke)
  • Changing the future
  • Techniques to prevent old habits

Language: English

Training Methodology:

• PowerPoint - slideshow
• Activities / Workshop for clause 4.1 (SWOT, PESTEL, etc), 4.2 (Interested Parties) and 6.1
(Risks and Opportunities Analysis) / Games
• Quiz