This 8-hour course is conducted in a workshop format on a specific work area of the organization. 5S is the foundation of every LEAN event and activity.  The 5S model will be explained in detail.  Included in the training will be preparation, facilitation and methods of measuring for long term success.

This training is also offered in a 4-hour classroom training session focused on reviewing the concepts and processes with classroom activities provided.

Course Outline:

The high level agenda of curriculum includes:

  1. Lean Overview
  2. Benefits of 5S
  3. 5S Process
  • Sort
  • Set in Order
  • Shine
  • Standardize
  • Sustain

Training for Credit:

Students who successfully complete the training course will be eligible to receive .5 (8-hour course) or .25 (4-hour course) college credit(s).


Assessments (pre and post) will be administered to document understanding of material presented during training session.
Custom Training Solutions
Northwest State Community College
T: 419-267-1439