Lean Services: 5S Workplace Organization

Course Code: LSS
Delivery: Online
Languages: English

5S is a five step process for organizing the workplace, removing waste in inventory and processing, removing barriers to effective work, removing potential sources of product contamination, and maximizing quality and efficiency.


5S Workplace Organization is an interactive, multimedia, eLearning training program. It is intended for managers, operators, technicians, engineers, and trainers who work in, or are transitioning to, a Lean environment.


Participants successfully completing the program will be able to:

  • Understand the origin, structure, and benefits of 5S.
  • Describe the sorting process.
  • Understand the "red-tag" method used to identify and remove unnecessary material from the workplace.
  • Explain the necessary processes to improve access to materials and equipment.
  • Explain the role of cleaning in maintaining quality and throughput.
  • Understand the creation and use of procedures, practices, policies, and job aids associated with the 5S activities.
  • Describe the roles and functions of management and contributors to the ongoing monitoring of, and improvements to, the 5S process.

Qualification and Certification Testing

LearnTech® certification training incorporates interactive learning checks throughout the instructional sequences. Certification tests are criterion-referenced and module-based with feedback on every response for enhanced learning. Administrative access to dates and scores of tests, certifications, and re-certifications is compliant with ISO quality-standards training requirements.

ISBN 0-9736935-0-9

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