5S Concept Certified (5SC)
5S is a workplace organizational method that uses a list of words to describe how to organize a work space. Those words are Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain. 5S was originally developed in Japan as part of Just-in-Time manufacturing techniques. Now, 5S is being applied to a wide variety of industries. It has expanded from manufacturing to healthcare, education, government, and more. The 5S Concept certification, available exclusively through the Management and Strategy Institute, will give you an understanding of 5S methodology and how it is applied in the workplace.
Why choose the Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top companies
- Professional certificate mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, the 5S training course includes all of the course work required to study for and pass the final exam.
Is the 5S Certification Test Difficult?
You must have a basic understanding of the 5S principles so that you can accomplish tasks assigned by the 5S Sponsor. This test is open book, however it is also timed, so you will not have much time to look up answers to questions. It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the test or you will not pass.
How in-depth is the training?
The 5S certification is not designed to make you an expert on all facets of the 5S and workplace quality initiatives. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little to no knowledge of 5S the basic skills needed to function on a 5S team project. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of 5S. For an example, click on this [Job Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "5S".
How long is the training course?
The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Is there an additional study guide I can order?
Yes, MSI also offers digital books which can be purchased or rented at a significantly discounted rate. These books are perfect for learning additional 5S concepts:
- 5S Made Easy
- Process Implementation Through 5S
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the 5S certification is not proctored. It is timed, with a limit of 30 minutes. You may take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
Professional Competency Units (PCU):
Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 5 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
What will I receive after I pass my test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [View Example]
How would I list this certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- 5S Concept Certified (5SC)™
Training Material & Certification Test