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Housekeeping (5S)

Course id: 0002


Housekeeping or 5S is methodology using 5 elements to improve working conditions in a workplace or organization. The Japanese words Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu and Shitsuke are used to identify the methodology of Systematic Cleaning-up (Seiri), Sorting, Scrubbing Clean, Standardisation and Self-Discipline respectively. This course is specifically tailored for all staff intending to keep their work areas clean, safe and reduce operation time thus reducing waste.

Course highlight
Participants will have a better knowledge of keeping their operating stations in an organized, cleaner and safer environment with the application of the 5S concept.

What you will learn

This course comprises of the following topics:
  • Terminology used in 5S
  • Why do we need 5S
  • What are the types of wastes
  • How to implement the 6 steps
  • What is Seiri - Systematic Organisation
  • Seiton - Sorting Visual Placement
  • Seiso - Scrubbing Clean
  • Seiketsu - Standardisation
  • Shitsuke - Self Discipline & Control

Who should attend

This course is suitable for all staff in an organization from operator level, clerical, supervisory and executive levels to managers.


Participants are not required to have any special background but have intention and willingness to improve the environment of the work station be it in the office, store or production floors.

Course methodology

This course is presented in lectures with photographs as examples for maximum understanding.

Course duration

1 day.

Course structure

  • Hands-on practical 1: Identification of current situation in work areas
  • Overview: Terminology, benefits
  • What is 5S: The five elements
  • Why practice 5S: Some photographs of poor practices
  • Wastes: Types and elimination of wastes
  • Hands-on practical 2: Identification and tagging of waste
  • Implementation: Team, plan, communicate, train, implement, verify
  • Comparison: Photographs showing “before” and “after” implementation
  • Hands-on practical 3: Reassessment of current situation in work areas


Roger Ong

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