5S Training Course Online or Virtual

5S Training Course Online or Virtual

About our 5S Certification course

Our 5S Training Course is a dynamic and practical program designed to instill the principles of Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardise, and Sustain in your workplace. This hands-on training, available in virtual or online formats, equips participants with the skills to create organised, efficient, and visually controlled workspaces, fostering a culture of continuous improvement. Through interactive sessions, real-life examples, and practical exercises, attendees gain the knowledge needed to implement and sustain 5S practices. Whether you’re a manager, team leader, or frontline staff, this course provides the tools to enhance workplace organisation, safety, and overall productivity. Join us to transform your workspace and elevate your professional capabilities through the power of 5S.

Wither it is our 1 day Virtual Live Tutor training or our Online 5S training which takes around 5 hours to complete you will enjoy this learning experience while certifying in 5S

5S Online Training Course Demo

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What will I learn with the virtual or online 5S training?

Our 5S certification training is highly practical and includes interactive activities and games.  Delivered as a workshop where you will not only learn but apply the skills of 5S in your organisation or at home.  Not only will you certify in 5S but you will be able to apply the learning in any organisation.   The content of the course is the same for both Online and Virtual training courses

Course Modules:
Module 1: Introduction to 5S

  • Understanding 5S: Explore the origins and core principles of 5S—Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain.
  • Benefits of 5S: Uncover the numerous advantages, including improved productivity, safety, and employee morale.

Module 2: Sort (Seiri) – Organize

  • Identification of Unnecessary Items: Learn techniques for categorising and eliminating unnecessary items in the workplace.
  • Workplace Organisation: Develop skills in creating an organised and clutter-free workspace.

Module 3: Set in Order (Seiton) – Orderliness

  • Optimising Workspace Layout: Understand the importance of efficient layouts for tools, equipment, and materials.
  • Visual Management: Implement visual cues and signage for streamlined processes.

Module 4: Shine (Seiso) – Cleanliness

  • Creating a Clean Culture: Establish cleaning routines and schedules to maintain a hygienic and safe working environment.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Learn how cleanliness contributes to equipment longevity and performance.

Module 5: Standardise (Seiketsu) – Standardisation

  • Developing Standard Procedures: Create and implement standardised work procedures.
  • Checklists and Documentation: Understand the role of checklists and documentation in maintaining consistency.

Module 6: Sustain (Shitsuke) – Discipline

  • Cultivating a 5S Culture: Explore strategies for sustaining 5S practices over the long term.
  • Employee Involvement: Foster employee engagement and ownership in the 5S process.

Module 7: Deployment of 5S

  • How to deploy 5S – problems and solutions learn for others who have implemented 5S
  • Practice audits and review of an area – workshop
  • How to identify savings associated with 5S
  • How to implement 5S in your organisation
Benefits of attending a 5S Training course for your organisation

Attending a 5S training course provides participants with numerous benefits, empowering them to enhance workplace efficiency, safety, and overall productivity. Here are some key advantages of undergoing 5S training:

  1. Improved Workplace Organisation:
    • Learn how to systematically organise workspaces, tools, and materials for optimal efficiency.
    • Enhance visual control to reduce wasted time searching for items.
  2. Increased Productivity:
    • Implementing 5S practices eliminates clutter and streamlines processes, leading to a more productive work environment.
    • Standardising procedures helps in maintaining a consistent workflow.
  3. Enhanced Safety:
    • Identify and eliminate potential safety hazards through the systematic organisation and cleanliness encouraged by 5S.
    • Promote a culture of safety awareness and responsibility among employees.
  4. Cost Savings:
    • Reducing waste and improving efficiency directly contribute to cost savings.
    • Preventing equipment breakdowns through regular maintenance enhances equipment lifespan and minimizes repair costs.
  5. Boosted Employee Morale:
    • Involving employees in the 5S process fosters a sense of ownership and pride in their work environment.
    • A well-organised and clean workplace positively impacts employee well-being and satisfaction.
  6. Consistent Quality Output:
    • Standardising work procedures ensures consistency in the quality of products or services.
    • Reducing errors and defects leads to improved overall quality.
  7. Time Savings:
    • Efficient organisation and layout minimise time spent searching for tools or materials.
    • Standardised processes lead to time savings in completing tasks.
  8. Facilitates Continuous Improvement:
    • Instils a mindset of continuous improvement, encouraging employees to seek ways to enhance processes further.
    • Provides a foundation for implementing other continuous improvement methodologies.
  9. Compliance and Auditing:
    • Achieving and maintaining a standardised and organised workplace aids in compliance with industry regulations and standards.
    • Facilitates smoother internal and external audits.
  10. Leadership and Team Building:
    • Fosters leadership skills as individuals and teams actively participate in the 5S process.
    • Encourages teamwork and collaboration in maintaining a well-organized workspace.
  11. Sustainability:
    • The “Sustain” element of 5S emphasises ongoing commitment, ensuring that improvements are maintained over time.
    • Develops a culture of continuous improvement that extends beyond the training.

Attending a 5S training course equips individuals and organisations with the tools and knowledge needed to create a workplace culture focused on efficiency, safety, and continuous improvement. The benefits extend to improved operational performance, employee satisfaction, and overall organisational success.

Benefits of attending a 5S Training course for Attendees

Upon completing our 5S training course, you can expect the following outcomes:

  1. Comprehensive Understanding of 5S:

    • Acquire a thorough understanding of the 5S methodology and gain the expertise to implement it effectively in any organisation.
  2. Valuable Skills for Business Improvement:

    • Develop skills that are invaluable for enhancing efficiency and productivity in various business settings.
  3. Certification for Professional Growth:

    • Attain a 5S certification, a valuable credential to enhance your CV or resume and showcase your commitment to continuous improvement.
  4. Effective Communication of 5S Benefits:

    • Learn how to articulate the benefits of 5S, enabling you to influence and convince others to embrace these transformative principles.
  5. Key Building Block for Business Improvement:

    • Recognise 5S as a fundamental building block for broader business improvement initiatives, providing a solid foundation for future qualifications.
  6. Leadership in 5S Implementation:

    • Acquire the skills to lead a 5S team in any workplace, demonstrating your capacity to drive organisational change and improvement.
  7. Application of Learning at Home:

    • Extend your newfound knowledge beyond the workplace by applying 5S principles at home, witnessing similar improvements in your personal environment.

Completing our 5S training not only equips you with practical skills for immediate application in professional settings but also opens doors to continuous learning and leadership opportunities. Whether enhancing your resume, influencing organisational change, or fostering improvements at home, this course provides a transformative experience with lasting benefits.

Our trainers are experts

  • As experts in business improvement we have supported clients on 5 continents to implement 5S.  We have trained thousands of delegates in 5S. 

Added Value 

  • No matter your learning method you will receive access to our eLearning course (worth £50) for 1 month allowing your to retake the course over and over again.  This is highly valuable when you run your first sessions 

Lifetime support 

  • All our courses come with unlimited support via phone or email.  When you have a problem or need support our Master Black Belts will help you.

Highly practical training 

  • All our training options provide practical training from experts who have been there, seen it and done it.  We will enrich the training with stories, examples and experiences to answer your questions. 


Who Should Attend our 5S Certification Training Course?

A 5S training course is beneficial for individuals across various industries and organisational levels who are committed to improving efficiency, organisation, and workplace culture. The course is particularly valuable for:

  1. Managers and Supervisors:

    • Those responsible for overseeing teams and operations can learn how to implement and sustain 5S practices, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  2. Team Leaders:

    • Individuals leading teams or projects can acquire the skills needed to implement 5S methodologies and drive positive change within their respective areas.
  3. Quality and Safety Professionals:

    • Professionals focused on quality management and workplace safety can benefit from 5S training to enhance both the quality of outputs and the safety of the work environment.
  4. Operations and Production Staff:

    • Frontline staff involved in daily operations and production activities can learn how to contribute to an organised, efficient, and safe workspace through 5S principles.
  5. Lean Practitioners:

    • Individuals familiar with Lean principles can complement their knowledge by understanding how 5S serves as a foundational element for Lean practices.
  6. Continuous Improvement Teams:

    • Teams dedicated to continuous improvement initiatives can incorporate 5S methodologies into their broader improvement strategies.
  7. Employees at All Levels:

    • All employees, regardless of their role, can benefit from 5S training to contribute to a cleaner, more organised workplace and participate in the overall improvement process.
  8. Individuals Seeking Professional Development:

    • Professionals looking to enhance their skills and credentials can attend 5S training to gain a certification that adds value to their resumes and demonstrates a commitment to excellence.
  9. Those Transitioning to Leadership Roles:

    • Individuals moving into leadership positions can use 5S training to build foundational skills for effective team management and organizational improvement.
  10. Anyone Interested in Workplace Organisation:

    • Individuals who have a general interest in creating an organised and efficient workspace, regardless of their specific role, can find 5S training beneficial.
  11. Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners:

    • Business owners and entrepreneurs can use 5S principles to create a well-organised and efficient work environment, leading to improved productivity and customer satisfaction.

In essence, a 5S training course is versatile and designed for a broad audience, as the principles can be applied across various industries and organisational levels. Whether you are in a leadership role, part of a team, or an individual contributor, the principles learned in 5S training can positively impact both your professional and personal environments.

Whether applied at home or work, 5S certification training will give you the tools to stop the waste of time, money and energy. The adaptability of 5S makes this course suitable for anyone, within any industry.

100% Effective certification is included in the price and requires completion of our online exam. Our process:

  • End of course exam – understand the theory
  • Multiple choice 20 questions
  • Unlimited retakes
  • Open book covering full curriculum 
  • Pass mark = 70% (our pass rate is 90% first time)
  • Validate your certification – all certificates come with a unique number so employers can validate your certificate
  • Certification for life! There’s no need to pay to re-certify after a number of years

 This 5S certification proves your knowledge of the essential Lean Building block of 5S. 

Who should attend?

Where can I attend this training?

  • Our 1 day Virtual Classroom 5S and online eLearning courses can be attended from anywhere in the world.  Virtual classes start at 09:00 until 17:00 UK time 

How do Virtual Classes work? 

  • Using zoom we provide interactive and engaging courses that ensure you have an excellent learning experience.  Our virtual classroom can be accessed globally, we limit sizes to ensure everyone can participate and engage. Our Master Black Belt provide their experience, stories and examples so you can not only learn the theory but how to effectively run process mapping sessions.  

Who delivers your 5S training courses?

  • Our 5S courses are delivered by our friendly and highly experienced trainers. As Master Black Belt they have trained and coached delegates from all over the world.  They have also delivered hundreds of improvement projects and supported thousands of others to do the same.

In-House Delivery

  • We can also deliver this 5S course just for your organisation. We can do this in-person at your office or a location of your choice or as a live virtual training course. For companies wishing to take advantage of our in house option we can adapt the training to suit your exact needs. 

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