WSQ Apply Lean Manufacturing Concepts

The lean journey is similar to a marathon without a finish line. With today’s rising costs and competitive market, this course will introduce you to the world of lean and how it can help to change the way you do things. This course provides an introduction to lean and gives you the foundation to develop future projects implementing lean in your workplace. When concepts are implemented as strategies, participants can be assured of higher productivity at work, reduction in the cost of the operations and an increase in profit margins. There will be a simulation of a production line to identify and eliminate wastes streamlining processes to improve productivity.

Objectives

  • Understand the concept of lean thinking
  • Identify the current state of most apparel organizations
  • Learn to manage operations via Pull vs. Push and Just In Time
  • Remove roadblocks to create continuous work flow
  • Catergorize value add activities
  • Identify and eliminate all forms of wastes
  • Overview of the various lean tools to use for tranformation

Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 5 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basic OR
  • Pass TaF.tc Entrance Test

English Language Requirement –

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent OR
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450

Graduation Requirements


Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  • Assessed and be competent for every module
Student Pass Holders – a minimum of 90% attendance per month will be required.


Certificate Issuance

Upon succcessful completion of the course, trainee will be awarded the WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA). WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.

Who Should Attend

  • General Managers, Factory and Production Managers
  • Industrial Engineering and Work Study Team
  • Production Planners
  • Manufacturing Department In-Charge
  • Merchandisers, Quality Assurance Auditors/Inspectors
  • Department heads for both manufacturing and office administration
  • Lean Managers/Coordinators

(This module is only available for corporate training)

Key Learning Areas

  • Lean Strategic Planning
  • Roadblock Analysis
  • Type of Wastes
  • Value Add Activities
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • Kaizen Events
  • Lean Tools

Course Duration

Training Hours 18 hours
Assessment Hours 1 hour
Total Hours 19 hours

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WSQ Course Fee SME Sponsored SME Sponsored Self Sponsored Self Sponsored Self Sponsored International
Singaporean/PRs aged ≥ 40 years Singaporean only and aged ≥ 35 years Singaporean/PRs aged ≥ 21 years Singaporean only and aged ≥ 40 years
(SFMCES)
Singaporean only and aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≥ $2,000/month
(WTS)
Full course fee S$ 1,188.00 S$ 1,188.00 S$ 1,188.00 S$ 1,188.00 S$ 1,188.00 S$ 1,188.00
Less: Non-PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $25/hr
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Less: PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $50/hr
(S$ 950.00) - - (S$ 950.00) - -
Less: Non-PME Courses
80% of course fee, capped at $17/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
50% of course fee, capped at $15/hr
- - (S$ 285.00) - - -
Less: Non-PME Courses/PME Courses
95% of course fee
- (S$ 1,128.60) - - (S$ 1,128.60) -
Nett fee after grant S$ 238.00 S$ 59.40 S$ 903.00 S$ 238.00 S$ 59.40 S$ 1,188.00
Add: 7% GST* S$ 83.16 S$ 83.16 S$ 83.16 S$ 83.16 S$ 83.16 S$ 83.16
Total Nett Course Fee Payable including GST S$ 321.16 S$ 142.56 S$ 986.16 S$ 321.16 S$ 142.56 S$ 1,271.16

* GST Formula as follows:
Course fee after SSG grant x 7% GST = GST
# SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable