The level 5 “Lean Manufacturing Tools” programme will be run as a public course starting this September. This course can also be customised and run as an in-house programme.

Introduction
FETAC LogoIn the early 90′s the Lean Manufacturing concept was presented. The Toyota Production System’ studies focused mostly on eliminating waste in processing and transforming in the value chain. While impeding the flow in the value chain, buffer stock, unreliable machines, qualityproblems and inefficient process layout became the main focus of Lean Manucafturing. The tools Lean Manufacturing uses target improvement in quality, machine reliability, workplace organisation, set-up time reduction and streamlining material flow.
The Level 5 “Lean Manufacturing Tools” programme is designed to give the delegates an overall knowledge of how to use the Lean Manufacturing key tools. After attending the seminar, the learner will be able to transform their company into a more competitive enterprise. The attendants will be presented with the concepts and techniques allowing to practically apply the Lean Manufacturing Tools by using simple exercises and modules.

This is a 4-day programme run over 3 months. All candidates are required to deliver a Lean improvement project within their business. On successful completion of the course, candidates are awarded a Level 5 credit on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Course outline:
Unit 1 Lean Thinking
Unit 2 Lean Level 3s (5S, Visual Control, TPM, OEE)
Unit 3 Improvement Cycles
Unit 4 Lean Material Systems & Kanban
Unit 5 Quick Changeovers (The SMED System)
Unit 6 Takt Time & Standard Work
Unit 7 Kaizen events
Unit 8 Value Stream Mapping
Unit 9 Quality, Mistake Proofing, Line Layout

Course: Lean Tools – 4 day training course over 3 months

Venue: Hilton Airport Hotel, Northern Cross, Malahide Rd, Dublin, Ireland D17

Dates: Thu Sept 8th, Thu Oct 6th, Thu Nov 10th, Thu Dec 8th, 2011

Times: 9am till 5pm

For more information
please contact: ETAC Limited
PDC Centre,
Docklands Innovation Park,
128-130 East Wall Road,
Dublin 3