Introduction to Workplace Organisation (5s)

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The  Level 2 introduction to workplace organisation (5s) is aimed at anyone interested in basic Lean workplace improvements in either office, laboratory or manufacturing/engineering environments.

The principle unit is contributing to the application of workplace organisation techniques which looks to rearrange, reconfigure equipment and resources 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:

  • Assess the effectiveness of a working environment
  • Assess the benefits that would be achieved by having an organised working environment
  • Use a range of methods and techniques to create an organised workplace
  • Apply the first three steps of workplace organisation
  • Make preparations for carrying out the fourth and fifth steps of workplace organisation to sustain the improvements made
  • Contribute to the carrying out of a workplace organisation audit using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Contribute to improving the workplace audit score

This course is ideally suited to those who require a basic understanding of workplace organisation techniques. 

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.

The course can be attended by both the employed and unemployed.

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