Lean Manufacturing

Designed to help oraganizations achieve process perfection

Program Fee:$179.95
Register Now
Price quoted is per person and does not include GST. Subject to change without notice.

Lean manufacturing or Lean production is a systematic method for reducing waste without sacrificing production within a manufacturing system.

In this 8-hour online program, participants are introduced to the history of Lean, Lean manufacturing principles, and the 5S approach to workplace organization.

Prerequisites

Course ID
Course Title
Est. Time
STU-1001
Greatest Day Ever
0.6

These courses are a tremendous opportunity for you to learn skills that are needed for employment in growing industries across the country. Your participation in these courses is a unique opportunity for you to set a path for success on your career journey.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand the value of this educational opportunity
  • Define the three steps to greatness
  • Explain the importance of certifications

STU-1002
How to Take a Course
0.8

The first page of a course is always the objectives page. The objectives page introduces the course and lists the learning objectives of the course.

This course explains how a course is structured and how you can interact with the course.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Describe the different sections of the screen in a course
  • Understand how to navigate through a course
  • Explain how to use a knowledge check
  • Describe how to use a drag and drop activity
  • Describe how to use an input box activity

STU-1003
How to Navigate the LMS
1

The learning management system (LMS) allows you to easily navigate your online education. Using the LMS, you can access learning paths, study guides, and assessments.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand how to use the LMS
  • Explain how to launch a course
  • Describe how to take an assessment

STU-1004
Tips for Succeeding in Online Learning
0.8

An online course is a great way to learn, but it is different from taking a class in a classroom. This course provides tips to help you succeed in an online learning environment.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Set a study schedule
  • List tips for retaining the information you have studied
  • List tips for taking quizzes


Lean Courses

Course ID
Course Title
Est. Time
LEA-1001
Lean Principles
1.5

Lean principles are designed to help an organization achieve process perfection. The foundation of lean principles are employee involvement, adding the maximum value, and the elimination of waste. Lean is a journey toward understanding the customer and their needs.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define and describe the concepts of lean, including pull and perfection
  • Define and describe the elimination of waste using tools like 5S, kaizen, and poke-yoke
  • Use a value stream map to identify waste
  • Explain value
  • Define value, value-added, and non-value-added
  • Identify the terms used to describe waste
  • Describe the theory of constraints

LEA-1002
The History of Lean Manufacturing
0.9

In this course, you’ll learn about the history of lean manufacturing. You’ll discover how the contributions of Henry Ford, Taiichi Ohno, and Shigeo Shingo worked together to form what is today called lean manufacturing. You’ll also find out about the three essential elements of the Toyota Production System.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • List the major contributions in the history of lean manufacturing
  • Identify the principles and practices of using lean manufacturing
  • Name the three essential elements of the Toyota Production System

LEA-1003
Workplace Organization
1.1

A disorganized work area not only makes it hard to find items, but it makes working effectively and efficiently difficult as well. In this course, you’ll learn about the importance of workplace organization, the methods used to organize the workplace, and the 5S program.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • List the principles of workplace organization
  • Identify the methods used to organize the workplace
  • Recognize the methods used to measure workplace organization

LEA-1004
Sort
0.7

In this course, you’ll learn about the process of Sort. Sort involves getting rid of unnecessary items and general clutter in the work area. Sort helps ensure that only necessary items remain in the workplace.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define the 5S meaning of Sort
  • Match Sort with its requirements and compliance activity
  • Identify key actions for Sort
  • Explain how Sort is executed in the workplace

LEA-1005
Straighten
0.9

In this course, you will learn about Straighten. Straighten is a method for organizing the workplace to reduce wasted steps, motion, and time. You’ll explore techniques designed to help you store tools where they’re needed and visually obvious. You’ll also learn to use outlines and labels to identify the location of machines, walkways, and storage areas.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define the 5S meaning of Straighten
  • Match Straighten with its requirements and compliance activity
  • Identify key actions for Straighten
  • Explain how Straighten is executed in the workplace

LEA-1006
Shine
0.8

In this course, you will learn to Shine. Shine is maintaining order through cleaning. Daily cleaning routines are established to maintain a clean and tidy working environment. You’ll explore steps for keeping equipment clean and in good working order.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define the 5S meaning of Shine
  • Match Shine with its requirements and compliance activity
  • Identify key actions for Shine
  • Explain how Shine is executed in the workplace

LEA-1007
Standardize
0.7

In this course, you will learn about standardizing the Sort, Straighten, and Shine activities. You’ll also discover basic guidance on how to keep the 5S effort active in your organization.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Match Standardize with its requirements and compliance activity
  • Identify the key actions for Standardize
  • Explain how Standardize is executed in the workplace

LEA-1008
Sustain
0.7

The last step of 5S, Sustain, is considered the most difficult step of the 5S process. Sustain is defined as the training and discipline needed to maintain 5S. In this course, you’ll learn why sustaining the 5S effort takes so much work and commitment by everyone.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand Sustain requirements and compliance activity
  • Identify the key action steps for Sustain
  • Explain how Sustain is executed in the workplace


Program Fee

$179.95Price quoted is per person and does not include GST. Subject to change without notice.

Course Sidebar

Contact Us Today!

Registration is FREE. Our advisors are available to address your questions.

Register NOW

Telephone:

(604)900-1980 EXT:136

Email:

registrar@nwskills.org

Course Delivery