CPD - DSE Training (Display Screen Equipment)

This course is for anyone who regularly uses a computer legally requires DSE Training, this is also commonly referred to as ‘Computer Health and Safety Training’ or ‘VDU (Visual Display Unit) Training’. DSE also refers to laptops, tablets, TV screens and even smartphones.

This DSE Training course will help your team work towards compliance with The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 and helps DSE users avoid RSI, headaches, eyestrain and back problems; all of which are proven to contribute to absenteeism (in 2017/18, 469,000 workers suffered from work-related musculoskeletal disorders).

The DSE training course will show your team how to carry out a DSE risk assessment (DSE Risk Assessment included for free), as well as how to better arrange existing workplace equipment to minimise common negative symptoms associated with extended periods of time spent at a computer.

Whatever the type or size of your company, all employees who sit at a computer for any part of their working day should have Display Screen Equipment training. This course has been designed to increase safety and awareness and to aid compliance with workplace regulations. This DSE training programme ensures that employees understand how best to take care of their health by ensuring that their immediate working environment is the best it can be.


Module 1, Introduction to DSE: The topics covered in this are: What is DSE, the health risks, DSE regulations, The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, why DSE training is important, what workers need to know and employee responsibilities.

Module 2, DSE Assesments: This informs learners of: What is a DSE assessment, DSE assessors, identifying the DSE hazards, deciding who may be harmed, evaluating the risks and implementing controls, recording findings, and reviewing and updating the assessment.

Module 3, How to Set Up Your Workstation: This ensures that workers know to set up: the display screen, the keyboard, the mouse, their chair, software, their work surface, the work environment, laptops, tablets and phones. It also provides a HSE workstation checklist.

Module 4, Improving Posture and Wellbeing: This teaches the correct position for your head, upper and lower back, arms and wrists, and legs and feet. It also provides information on fatigue, visual problems, eye tests, and how often you should be taking a break.

This course is part of the Health & Safety Training for Remote Workers course bundle; this bundle also includes Time Management Training, Fire Awareness Training and Health & Safety for Homeworkers Training courses. Fill in the form below or contact us today if you are interested in taking advantage of this bundle at a discounted rate.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
CPD Accredited & IOSH Approved
Course duration:
25 Mins
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Who is this course for?

DSE Training is a legal requirement for anyone who regularly uses display screen equipment.

Key facts:

  • Printable Certificate Generated
  • CPD Accredited
  • IOSH Approved
  • Only £10 + Vat
  • Part is a bundle (discounted)

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