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A workstation that is poorly set up can be hazardous to the individual. It can lead to an increased risk of injuries and ill-health.

Whether you work on a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, or a smartphone, having an awareness of the health risks associated with DSE is essential.

This course explores DSE regulations, hazards and risks, best practice, the benefits of supported postures and ergonomic workstations.

This course is for anyone that uses display screen equipment.

Course content

Modules you will cover in this DSE Awareness Online Training:
Module 1 - Legislation, duties, and types of hazards - In this module you will look at legislation, hazards at work and consequences of work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Module 2 - DSE assessments - In this module you will look at risk management, hazards, completing a DSE assessment, reducing the risk of injury, risk control hierarchy and barriers.
Module 3 - How to set up your workstation - In this module you will look at your workstation, keyboards, the mouse, your computer screen and chair, laptops and tablets, software and eyestrain.
Module 4 - Supportive postures - In this module you will look at posture and stretching exercises.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

Is this course right for me?

• You want content delivered online.

• You want a course that you can complete at your own pace.

• You want access to course material and additional resources for 1 year.

• You want access for 24 hours a day.

• You want to print your own CPD certificate upon completion.  

Remember, if you need to purchase multiple courses you may be eligible for a discount. Contact us to see how we can help you.


  • Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module

  • CPD certified by the CPD certification Service

  • CPD certificate available to download upon completion

  • Audio option (read aloud)

  • Optional learner file resource

  • Approximate 1 - 1.5 hour duration

Optional Formal Accreditation

Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group.

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits does this course quality for?

This course is a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback. 

Once this is complete we will put a request in to AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.