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DSE Training (Display Screen Equipment)

Display Screen Equipment Training cert

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This DSE Training in awareness provides the essential knowledge needed for anybody who regularly uses display screen equipment as part of their regular job responsibilities. Poor posture, screen positioning and chairs are just a few aspects that could cause painful injuries and risk to health. Injuries such as eye strain, back and neck problems and headaches can be incredibly painful but easily avoided.

This DSE Training course looks at how the positioning of your display screen equipment is an important factor. If this has been poorly, it could cause unnecessary health problems. Many job roles involve spending eight hours or longer at a computer. Therefore precautionary measures should be put in place.

Our online course will help learners be to correctly set up their workstation and the ergonomics behind DSE. It looks at how to assess an individual's risks to ensure that when using DSE, you are doing so properly and safely. The health and wellbeing of all workers are important, and this course is a great step towards ensuring that employees are knowledgeable in the safe use of DSE.

  • Helps you comply with The Health & Safety (DSE) Regulations 1992
  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 30 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this DSE Training for?

This DSE course is ideal for anybody who uses display screen equipment as part of their work activities. Office workers, administrative staff and other employees who use computers regularly would benefit from this course. Being trained in the safe use of display screen equipment, including portable DSE, can help prevent painful injuries and other health problems in workers.

DSE Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your DSE Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

This course has been designed to raise awareness of types of health hazards that can be associated with using DSE for long periods of time and looks at ways in which the risks to DSE users’ health and wellbeing can be minimised.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • List the different types of DSE
  • List the potential health hazards associated with using DSE
  • Name the main regulations relevant to DSE and who they apply to
  • Identify what constitutes a “DSE user”
  • Recognise what ‘ergonomics’ is and how it relates to DSE
  • Identify what needs to be assessed on a workstation to minimise hazards to health
  • Identify how to work comfortably and safely using DSE
  • Identify how to avoid eye strain
  • Identify how you can reduce health hazards when working with portable computers and appliances

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment

    This section covers what DSE is, the types of why we use DSE.

  • Module 1 - Display Screens and Health Hazards

    This section covers what types of display screens and potential health hazards when using DSE, and the regulations which DSE is covered by.

  • Module 2 - DSE Users, Assessing the Risks and the Individual

    This section covers the different types of DSE user, assess of using DSE and assessing the individual required to use the DSE.

  • Module 3 - Ergonomics and the Workstation

    This section covers ergonomics and how to correctly setup a workstation, including display screens, keyboards and mice, the desk area and the correct environment to help minimise the risks to users health.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Please note: For organisations ordering 10 or more units of training there is an option to pay via invoice. Contact the office on 01482 861 040 and we can process your order over the telephone.

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Now you have completed your order we will email you a Receipt along with a second email titled ‘Online Course Registration Details’. This will contain all the information you will need to register a user on the Training Course. Emails are sent within minutes of a completed transaction so as soon as you complete your order you will receive your confirmation emails straight away.

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The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.

Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on support@train4academy.co.uk and we will be happy to help you along the way.

Our FAQ will help provide further information.

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Display Screen Equipment Training cert


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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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