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Training courses: Sign up to Standardisation and Following Instructions for Technicians and Scheduling and Timetabling for Technicians

The TALENT project team is pleased to announce the following new courses:

  • Standardisation and Following Instructions for Technicians (know what a standard is, understand the benefits of applying a standardised 'factory' process to your workplace)
  • Scheduling and Timetabling for Technicians (Managing your workload, considering how to blen 'firefighting' with your planned work, understanding diferent methods of accepting, queueing, prioritising and completing your work)
Standardisation and Following Instructions for Technicians

This online workshop session will provide an opportunity to develop the technicians understanding of a standard – a process that is repetitive and unambiguously defined.  

 We will see that simply do the basics right can quickly leading to world class performance. 

 Through hands-on activities we will find that standardisation is the foundation of continuous improvement. Without it we don’t know that we have a problem! It helps draw the datum line for lean activities. 

We will take a brief look at the principles of 5S’ which relates to the practice of bringing order and efficiency to a workplace.  

We will introduce the idea that what we do in the workplace can be considered as a ‘factory’ process that needs standardising.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Increased knowledge of key concepts behind standardisation – the creation of a process that is repetitive and unambiguously defined.
  • Development of skills and confidence to simply do the basics right – quickly leading to world class performance. 
  • Networking opportunity.

Location: Online

Duration: 2 hours

Date: Monday 26 April 2021, 2pm - 4pm

Sign up here

Scheduling and Timetabling for Technicians

This online workshop session will provide aopportunity to develop the technicians understanding of workload management 

We will gain an understanding of the importance of being able to articulate the status of your work to your line manager and customer. 

Through discussion and activities we will learn the benefits of bringing some structure to the way that we accept and then start our jobs. 

We will take a brief look at the principles behind queuing and prioritising tasks.  

We will introduce the idea that what we do in the workplace can be considered as a ‘factory’ process.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Increased knowledge of key concepts behind workload management 
  • Development of skills and confidence to accept, queue and prioritise work
  • Networking opportunity

Location: Online

Duration: 2 hours

Date: Friday 7 May 2021, 10am - 12pm

Sign up here