Cellular Manufacturing Training Course

A one day cellular manufacturing training course ideally suited to production supervisors/managers, production and process engineers and other parties interested in maximising the efficiency of their manufacturing operation.

What you will learn

At the conclusion of the course each delegate will be able to:-

  • Understand the benefits of introducing Cellular Manufacturing
  • Plan & design a cell appropriate to their own working environment
  • Understand the inter-relationship between Cell Manufacturing and other lean tools such as 5S, SMED, TPM and Kanban
  • Use the power of the ‘team’ to ensure success

Course Content

The Cellular Manufacturing training course covers the following topics:-

  • Cellular Manufacturing – Definitions
  • Comparison of Batch & Queue vs.Cellular Manufacturing
  • Current State Analysis – Cycle Times, Takt Time and Throughout
  • How to plan and design a Cell Manufacturing strategy
  • Cell Types – U Shaped Cells/Parallel Cells
  • Contingencies – Check and Balance
  • High Volume Single Piece Flow
  • High Mix, low volume Production
  • Pull Vs. Push
  • Zero Quality Control – Source Inspection, Successive Checking & Poka Yoke
  • Kaizen (Continuous Improvement Activities)
  • Visual Process Measurement and Management
  • Why other lean tools are vital to a successful cell manufacturing strategy
  • Project Implementation & Review

Courses are limited to a maximum of twelve delegates. Course costs cover the training sessions, a comprehensive set of course notes, lunch, refreshments and an attendance certificate.


Cost: £295 plus vat per delegate. This is a non-residential training course. This course can be delivered in-house if required. For further information, contact Aster Training on 01296 720281 for a Free Consultation to discuss your training requirements.

Our Reviews

Very Informative

Review by James Gardiner, Assembler, AMOT Control (DESS)

"Very informative and interesting, very professional"

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Customer Reviews

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Very Informative

Review by James Gardiner, Assembler, AMOT Control (DESS)

"Very informative and interesting, very professional"

Good Interaction

Review by Andrew Benwell, Assembler, Chalwyn/DESS

"I enjoyed getting involved in the cell manufacturing game and the interaction of the course."


Review by Steven Cummings, Assembler/Inspection, Chalwyn (Amot Controls)

"A positive and enjoyable course."

Practical - really good

Review by David Brett, Lead Engineer

"The practical example really enhanced what we have learnt"


Review by C.U.A Supervisor

"Very good Course."

Thought Provoking

Review by Bjorn Maree, Industrial Engineer, Expo Technologies

"Great day, very thought provoking, Thank You Paul"

A very professional course

Review by B. Lowe, Team Leader, DESS (Roper)

"I think the course is very appropriate at different levels and gives a good insight for people who have no previous experience, so think it is an already well developed cell manufacturing course. A very professional and constructive course."


Review by Brian Day, Expo Technologies

"Interactive and Fun, very informative."