Course Title: Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5287

Course Title: Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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Course Description

This unit covers the competencies needed to facilitate and improve the 5S housekeeping environment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSACMT440A Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment


1.     Facilitate the set up of 5S

2.     Monitor 5S

3.     Improve the 5S

Learning Outcomes

This unit requires the application of skills associated with communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative, enterprise, planning, organising and self management in order to provide leadership in a 5S environment. This unit has a strong emphasis on planning and change management, but also requires an ability to learn from experience and feed new information back into strategies to improve performance.

Overview of Assessment

There should be evidence of successful application of 5S in the person’s work group and their positive interaction with it.