Understanding and Implementing 5S/6S


This course provides you with an understanding of 5S/6S and how to implement this important Lean workplace imperative. Topics include;

  • The importance of an efficient and effective workplace
  • What is 5S (6S)?
  • Planning a 5S event
  • Conducting a 5S event
  • Sustaining the standards and benefits realized by your 5S implementation

Estimated duration: 1 hour (including exercises, if applicable)

COURSE MATERIALS: Included in your course materials is a “workbook” that offers a 3-slide per page booklet that you can download and/or print for note taking. Additional templates and other required resources are also included your course files.

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: You can assess your understanding of the topics presented in this course by completing the test at the end of the course.


  • Understanding and Implementing 5S
  • What is 5S? (http://www.engineertech.org)
  • 5S Machine Shop (PMEshop1)
  • 5S Lean Manufacturing (www.mskills.org.au)
  • 5S Methodology and Tips (Lean Lab)
  • Test your knowledge!


All units must be completed.

as per IC for HRDF claimable purposes (if any)