5S Principles and Awareness


5S Principles and Awareness

5S Principles and Awareness Training

Course Duration: 1 Day


5S originated from Toyota with 5 Japanese words that start with 'S'. 5S is a methodology for organizing, cleaning, developing and sustaining a productive and functional work environment which focuses on improving quality, safety, morale, productivity and efficiency.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants wil be able to:
  • Understand the definition and complete methodology for 5S
  • Understand 5S approach and its benefits in improving safety, productivity and performance
  • Gain knowledge on how to plan, implement and report on 5S projects
  • Implement hands on application of 5S tools and strategies
  • Understand approach to monitor, improve and sustain 5S performance

Key Content

Module 1: What is 5S?

  • What is 5S?
  • Where did it come from?
  • Benefits of 5S

Module 2: What is the 5S Cycle?

  • Sort (Seiri)
  • Set in order (seiton)
  • Shine (Seiso)
  • Standardize (eiketsu)
  • Sustain (Shitsuke)

Module 3: How to Implement 5S Program?

  • Top management commitment
  • Resources and supplies
  • Plan, do, check, act approach
  • 5S committee and project management

Module 4: What are the 5S Tools and Activities?

  • Visual management
  • 5S measurement and audit
  • Kaizen activities and Kaizen board
  • 5S competition

Module 5: What are the Keys to Successful Implementations of 5S?

  • Factors of failure
  • Factors of success
  • Making 5S a habit for employee and culture for company

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