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Course details

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2 hours


Self-guided online learning

Course description

What is 5S?

The system is an essential tool for companies looking to prosper in an increasingly competitive market. It can be applied to any environment including manufacturing sites, offices, retail units, warehouses and even your own home.  Good housekeeping is central to the 5S system and includes:

1. Sort – eliminate unnecessary items from the workspace

2. Set in order – arrange items so that they’re easy to use, find and put away

3. Shine – keep the items and work area neat and clean

4. Standardise – create a consistent approach to tasks and procedures

5. Sustain – make a habit of maintaining the correct procedures


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Learning outcomes

This short course has been designed by our expert team to enable you to: 

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for anyone as it can be applied in the workplace in any industry, as well as in the home.

Fees and funding

We are pleased to highlight that this course is being delivered at a fully subsidised rate, meaning there is no cost to your organisation. Contact us on the email address below to find out about ESF funding for SMEs.


How to apply

To book your place or for more information, please contact our Business Gateway.

T: 0800 001 5500

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