5S is a structured programme designed to systematically achieve organisational cleanliness and standardisation in a workplace. Using a list of five words starting with ‘S’; Sort, Systematise, Shine, Standardise and Self-Discipline, the programme aims to drive productivity improvement via operational efficiency and space utilisation.


The Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS) is the main training provider for 5S in the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry. To date, over 50 restaurants outlets and manufacturers are 5S certified, including Jumbo Seafood, Palm Beach Seafood, Pu Tien, JP Pepperdine, Jumbo Group, Paradise Group, Pine Garden’s Cake, Tung Lok Group and Yum Cha, among others.


F&B outlets that are keen to embark on the 5S programme are eligible for grants from SPRING Singapore. Below are the options available:

5S Programme
Programme Fees
From S$30,000
No. of Outlets Covered
Up to 5 outlets per company group
Outlet Size Suitable
2,001 Square feet and above
Programme Details
  • 2 theory lessons
  • 4 practical lessons (including 1 pre-audit)
  • 1 audit
No.of Staff Eligible for Theory Lessons
Up to 25 per company group
SPRING Grant Support
Tapping SPRING's Capability Development Grant (CDG) , up to 70% supportable for entire project cost (excluding GST), including programme fees, manpower, equipment, item purchases, overseas mission trip etc (subject to approval)

Download the self-evaluation tool kit here to assess the operation efficiency of your F&B establishment(s).


For enquiries, please contact Jacky Chen ( at 6479 7723.


For more information on Capability Development Grant (CDG), click here.

********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************* Now companies on RAS 5S programme will receive additional 5% off on top on prevailing trade discounts at Sia Huat! Download the order forms for various items below: Cutting Boards Cutting Tools Cutting Tools Holders Transparent Food Containers Miscellaneous