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6S Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to 6S Methodology

  • What Is 6S and Its Key Principles?
  • Benefits of Implementing 6S in the Workplace
  • What is 5s?
  • Understanding the Difference Between 5S and 6S
  • Overview of the 6S Implementation Process

Module 2: Sort (Seiri)

  • Importance of Workplace Organisation and Decluttering
  • Identifying and Categorising Necessary Vs. Unnecessary Items
  • Methods for Disposing of Unneeded Items Responsibly
  • Developing a Sustainable Sorting Process

Module 3: Set in Order (Seiton)

  • Organising and Arranging Essential Items Efficiently
  • Creating a Logical and Ergonomic Layout
  • Implementing Visual Cues
  • Establishing Standards

Module 4: Shine (Seiso)

  • Understanding the Significance of Cleanliness and Hygiene
  • Developing a Cleaning Schedule and Responsibilities
  • Implementing an Effective Cleaning Process
  • Maintaining a Clean and Safe Work Environment

Module 5: Standardise (Seiketsu)

  • Creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Establishing Guidelines
  • Apply Tools and Techniques
  • Auditing and Measuring 6S

Module 6: Sustain (Shitsuke)

  • Developing Strategies
  • Empowering Employees to Take Ownership of 6S Initiatives
  • Encouraging a Culture of Discipline and Accountability
  • Addressing Challenges and Overcoming Barriers to Sustain 6S

Module 7: Safety and 6S

  • Integrating Safety Measures Within the 6S Methodology
  • Identifying Potential Safety Hazards and Risks
  • Promoting a Safety-First Mindset in the Workplace
  • Health and Safety Regulations

Module 8: Applying 6S Beyond the Workplace

  • Implementing 6S Principles
  • Utilising 6S for Improving Workflows and Processes
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change and Fostering a 6S Culture

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Who should attend this 6S Training Course?

This 6S Training course is suitable for those who want to optimise workplace organisation and processes effectively. This course is beneficial for various professionals including:

  • Manufacturing Workers
  • Warehouse and Logistics Personnel
  • Operations Managers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Lean Practitioners
  • Safety Managers
  • Facility Managers

Prerequisites for the 6S Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this 6S Training Course.

6S Training Course Overview

6S is a process to create a well-structured, clean, and high-performance workplace in a safe environment conducive to improved productivity and employee well-being. It aims to assist individuals in creating consistent work routines across their processes and forming more productive habits. 6S Training Course equips organisations with the tools and knowledge to successfully implement 6S principles throughout their workplaces. By pursuing this training, individuals will learn how to work smarter, stay focused, and maintain a clutter-free and well-organised workspace. This training can lead them to enhance their professional skills and increase opportunities for leadership roles in the organisation.

During this 1-day 6S Training Course, delegates will learn the significance of each 6S principle and how to implement them effectively to create an efficient and well-structured work environment. They will also learn the importance of workplace cleanliness, decluttering, and safety measures to enhance productivity and employee well-being. Delegates will learn how to develop sustainable sorting processes, arrange tools and equipment logically, and establish standard operating procedures for maintaining orderliness. This training will be conducted by our highly professional and skilled trainer, who has years of experience in teaching.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the importance of workplace organisation and cleanliness
  • To implement 6S principles effectively for enhanced workplace efficiency
  • To develop sustainable sorting and organising processes in workplaces
  • To establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for maintaining orderliness
  • To foster a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement
  • To become familiar with valuable skills for maintaining clutter-free workspaces

At the end of this 6S Training Course, delegates will be able to create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to maintain orderliness and cleanliness consistently. They will also be able to transform their workplaces into more organised, efficient, and productive spaces, contributing to the overall success and well-being of their organisations.

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What’s included in this 6S Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • 6S Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Birmingham venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Birmingham is a large city in the West Midlands of England. It is the second largest and second most populous city in the UK behind London. It has an estimated population of nearly 1.2 million people. It is the ninth largest metropolitan area in Europe. The city is a major international commercial centre and an important transport, retail, events and conference hub for England. Education in the UK is a devolved matter, meaning each of the countries that constitute Great Britain each have separate systems operating under separate governments.  For example: the UK government is responsible for England, whilst the Scottish government, Welsh government and the Northern Ireland Executive are in charge of their own country.

Popular searched areas in and around Birmingham include:-

  • Aston
  • Birmingham International Airport
  • Bournville
  • Castle Bromwich
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  • Hockley
  • Hollywood
  • Kings Norton
  • Maypole
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Birmingham City Council is England's largest local education authority. It is responsible for around 450 schools including nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and special schools. Most schools are 11-16/18 comprehensive schools while students have the choice of college or sixth form after they have sat their GCSE’s. Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, founded in 1527, is the one of the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious school in the city. Birmingham is a densely populated city for universities with five in the city. These universities are: Aston University, University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham and Newman University. There also campuses for the university of law, the BPP University and the Open University West Midlands. There are an estimated 79,000 full time students in the Birmingham area. This is more than any city outside of London in the UK. The University of Birmingham is a highly respected university and is ranked inside the top 100 universities in the world and is a top 15 university in the UK. The motto of this university is “persuasive, persistent and bold.” They claim to encourage and empower to turn their ideas into a reality in order to make things happen. The university has a tradition of innovative research and is always striving to push the boundaries. The Knowledge Academy, we offer over 50,000 classroom based training courses in the UK, including popular locations such as Birmingham.

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The Knowledge Academy – 3rd Floor

Eleven Brindley Place

2 Brunswick Square


B1 2LP

T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Lean Training | 6S Training Course in Birmingham FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is [ ] day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for 6S Training Course certification in Birmingham starts from £1695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for 6S Training Course.
Please see our Lean Training courses available in Birmingham

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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