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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 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 of the 6S Training Course

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

6S Training Course Overview

This 6S Training Course is designed to expand on traditional 5S principles by incorporating the sixth 'Safety' element, emphasising workplace safety alongside efficiency. It introduces delegates to integrating safety measures into the established 5S framework, ensuring a secure work environment while optimising processes. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of 6S principles and their relevance in promoting organisational safety and efficiency.

This course is designed for professionals seeking to enhance workplace safety while optimising processes. Individuals involved in manufacturing, healthcare and logistics will benefit significantly from understanding and implementing 6S principles. Mastery of 6S empowers professionals to create safer work environments, driving efficiency and continuous improvement.

This 1-day Lean Training equips delegates with the essential knowledge and practical tools to implement 6S principles effectively. Delegates will gain insights into integrating safety practices into the existing 5S framework, fostering a culture of safety and efficiency. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, delegates will learn to implement and sustain 6S practices within their work environments.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce delegates to integrating safety (the sixth 'Safety' element) into the 5S framework
  • To provide insights into enhancing workplace safety while optimising processes
  • To equip delegates with practical tools for implementing and sustaining 6S practices
  • To demonstrate the application of 6S principles through interactive sessions
  • To foster a culture of safety and efficiency within organisational processes
  • To empower professionals to create and maintain safer work environments using 6S principles

Upon completing this course, delegates will possess an advanced understanding of 6S principles, enabling them to create safer work environments while optimising processes.

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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 Bolton venue


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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.

Bolton is a town located in Manchester, North West England. It owes its development to its production of textiles throughout history and was the global centre of cotton spinning until the 1980s. It lies ten miles away from the city of Manchester. The Metropolitan Borough of Bolton manages the schools in Bolton. These include Bolton Muslin Girls’ School, The Valley Primary School, Eden Boys’ School and Haslam Park Primary School. There are also special and alternative education schools including Firwood School and Thomasson Memorial School. The University of Bolton is located in the town and has been an official university since 2005. It educates around 9000 students every year. Other further education establishments include Bolton College, Bolton Six Form College and Bolton Wanderers Free School. The rate of unemployment in Bedford is at 3.5%. This is lower than the national average of England which is 7.6%. 

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Lean Training | 6S Training Course in Bolton 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
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The training fees for 6S Training Course certification in Bolton starts from £995
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