ESD: Going Lean: Visual Controls

Course Code: LVC

Delivery: LAN, On-line


This interactive multimedia learning program is intended for managers, operators, technicians, engineers, and trainers.


The objectives of this course are for the participant to:

  • Understand visual control as a method whereby a work area becomes self-explaining, self-regulating, and continuously improving.
  • Describe the use of visual methods for object and facility control, including safety controls.
  • Explain the use of schedule boards, problem reporting, work load plans, and ahead and behind charts.
  • Show the purpose and use of quality alert sheets, in-process inspection standards, inspection results, SPC charts, and the role of quality awards vs. quality control charts.
  • Explain the use VC for maintenance, shadowboards and color coding, signals for equipment status, and equipment monitoring.
  • Describe the role of the team in managing team production activities.

Qualification and Certification Testing

LearnTech® training incorporates interactive learning checks throughout the instructional sequences. Certification tests are criterion-referenced and module-based with feedback on every response for enhanced learning. The tests also include a scorebar to provide the learner with continuous status information. Administrative access to dates and scores of tests, certifications, and re-certifications is compliant with ISO quality-standards requirements.

ISBN 0-9736935-1-7

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