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5's Training


5's training leads to a cleaner, safer and more orderley work environment where the layout facilitates effective working methods . Claudius Consulting provides the very best in client-centred 5S training and consulting and has successfully applied 5S in manufacturing, warehousing and office environments. The 5S course covers the following:

  • Introduction to 5S
  • Benefits of 5S
  • 1S - Simplify
    • Red tagging
    • Removing unnecessary items
  • 2S - Straighten
    • Determining equipment requirements
    • Equipment layout
    • Storage methods
    • Visual Management

  • 3S - Scrub
    • General cleaning
    • Cleaning as part of equipment inspection and preventative maintenance

  • 4S - Stabilise
    • Activity planning and resourcing
    • Developing procedures
    • Training

  • 5S - Sustain
    • Auditing
    • Maintaining and improving standards through a kaizen approach

5S is a method to reduce waste and optimise productivity through maintaining an orderly workplace and using visual cues to achieve more consistent operational results. Five S drives a cleaner environment and organises the workplace. It is one of the first Lean Manufacturing activities that companies implement on their Lean adoption. it can be much more than this if approached properly.

The 5S method is a structured program to implement workplace organisation and standardisation. 5S improves safety, work efficiency, improves productivity and establishes a sense of ownership. And a well organised workplace motivates people.


  • This course is designed for employees who work on the shop floor and in the office.
  • Easy to access, use and learn, regardless of the level of computer experience
  • Users can choose on screen text with matching audio track - enhanced understanding for ESL (English as a Second Language) environments
  • Concepts explained with graphics, photos and video clips - improves understanding
  • Users set own pace - increases success rate and content retention
  • Repeatable sections and modules - enhances individual learning
  • Meaningful online interaction - reinforces the learning
  • Clear, accurate content provided in common language - no confusing business or academic jargon
  • Users can access reports showing their individual progress - motivates further learning and reinforces confidence

Management Benefits
  • Content parallels LEAD® on-site training for managers - ensures consistency across all organization levels
  • Criteria-based testing to track progress and measure results
  • Frequent short quizzes to probe understanding and reinforce learning
  • Criteria-based testing to track progress and measure results
  • Management access to progress charts and scores - easy to monitor progress, better control of learning outcomes
  • Modular in organization - facilitates ease of learning and retention
  • Easy to stop and start, supports flexible, on-demand scheduling
  • Forward access controlled by completion of previous content - no skipping!
Who Should Use It?
This course is designed for employees who work on the shop floor, and in the office.

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