5s Workplace Organisation

5S is a proven methodology derived from Lean principles that focuses on optimizing the workplace for maximum efficiency. The 5S principles, Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain, provide a systematic approach to eliminate waste, enhance productivity, and improve safety. By implementing 5S, organisations can create a visually organised, standardised, and highly functional workspace that fosters productivity, collaboration, and a sense of pride.

This hands-on workshop will empower you and your team to transform your workspace into a streamlined, efficient, and clutter-free environment.

What Makes Our Program Unique?

  • Select courses are certified by The Graduate School of Business making it all that more impressive on your CV.
  • As a member of the Lean Global Network, our training is informed by the world’s leading Lean thinkers – so you know your learning will be at the cutting edge of Lean thinking globally.
  • We equip you with a holistic set of skills to affect real change at all levels of the your Organisation – we focus on more than “just” the lean tools and the quick fixes!
  • Our courses are interactive, practical and easily applicable to any workplace.
Our hands-on, on-site packages are customised according to the client’s individual needs, team size, schedule and availability.
"5S is a fundamental principle and a strong foundation for safety, morale, quality, cost and service."

Who Should Attend?

  • Employees, supervisors, team leaders, and managers from all industries who are interested in enhancing workplace efficiency, organization, and productivity.
  • Anyone involved in process improvement, quality control, or workplace safety.

What Will The Training Cover?

  • The 5S Workplace Organisation Workshop is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the 5S principles. From decluttering and organizing to establishing visual management systems, you’ll gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to implement 5S effectively.
  • Understand the 5S methodology: Participants will grasp the core concepts and principles of 5S, namely Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain, and comprehend their significance in creating a lean and organized workplace.
  • Identify and eliminate waste: Participants will learn to identify and eliminate different types of waste (e.g., excess inventory, unnecessary motion, and defects) through the effective application of 5S practices.
  • Create an organized workplace: Participants will gain skills to create visually organized and clutter-free workspaces, improving productivity, safety, and employee morale.
  • Implement the 5S process: Participants will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to implement each stage of the 5S process step-by-step, starting from sorting through to sustaining the improvements made.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement: Participants will understand the relationship between 5S and continuous improvement principles, learning how to promote a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement.

Course Structure

This 5s Workplace Workshop is a customizable training program conducted at your organization’s location, with a duration ranging from two to three days based on your specific needs.

Throughout the workshop, our skilled Lean coaches will lead you, offering valuable insights and practical knowledge.

During the workshop, participants will actively apply the 5S methodology to their respective workplace areas. Participants will have the opportunity to implement each stage of the 5S process, including Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. Additionally, participants will learn how to design effective frameworks for standardization and sustainability, ensuring that the improvements made through 5S are maintained over time.

Additionally, the workshop content can be personalized and adapted to address the unique needs and challenges of your organization.


Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen has extensive experience in a variety of industries within both the public and private sectors.

She has led the design and implementation of effective Lean programs in both the UK and SA, that ensure institutionalization of process improvement and Organizational change. Samantha has a passion for training and skills development and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is a Prince 2 Project Practitioner.

Tshepo Thobejane

Tshepo Thobejane has implemented Lean Thinking and Practice to achieve operational improvement through the use of process improvement methods throughout his career as an Industrial Engineer.

He has work in a diverse range of industry sectors includes – manufacturing, management consulting, logistics, supply chain, banking and public healthcare. He is convinced that Lean Thinking can be a lifestyle and is applicable absolutely everywhere.

Our hands-on, on-site packages are customised according to the client’s individual needs, team size, schedule and availability.

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