Contributing to the Application of Workplace Organisation Techniques - (5s)

  • Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing, Retail, Warehousing / Facilities
  • Location / Campus, Work-Based, Mixed Mode
  • Daytime / Working Hours
  • 1 day


The  Level 2 Contributing to the Application of Workplace Organisation Techniques (5s) is aimed at anyone interested in basic Lean workplace improvements in either office, laboratory or manufacturing/engineering environments.

The principle unit is workplace organisation techniques which looks to rearrange, reconfigure and improve visual management to make the workplace more streamlined, safer and efficient.


What you'll learn / gain skills in

Students will have a greater understanding and appreciation of 5s philosophies and appreciate the need to challenge fixed ideas in how the workplace can be cleaner and safer, thus helping to perform day-to-day operations more efficiently. Key areas of learning include:

  • Performing pre and post 5s audits
  • Understand the use of red tag systems
  • Carry out structured 5s action plans with roles, responsibilities and timelines

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However, all students will complete a short initial assessment on literacy & numeracy. Students must also provide eligibility evidence to meet European Social Funding regulations, including:

  • Employment status
  • DOB
  • Residency
  • National Insurance number

Additionally, to be eligible for this course you must:

Live in OR work in OR be seeking to grow your business within the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham areas.

You must be employed to be eligible for this course.

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