This DSE awareness training course is designed to provide learners with the practical skills and knowledge to work with display screen equipment safely, in compliance with DSE regulations. It is a must for anyone whose profession requires them to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, such as office workers.
In this DSE awareness training course, you will explore the different ways you can set up your work station to improve your posture and physical health when working with DSE, to minimise the risk of developing back issues and musculoskeletal disorders.
You will be taken step-by-step through the DSE assessment process, from how to adjust your chair, screen and the layout of your workstation, to the correct positions for the lower back, arms, legs and feet. By the end of the course, you will have the practical skills to accurately evaluate DSE risks in the workplace and implement the necessary measures to prevent them.
Who should take the course
This course is a must for anyone who uses display screen equipment and whose role requires them to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time, which includes:
- Office workers
- DSE Assessors
- Anyone who uses display screen equipment regularly
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
In module one, we will develop our understanding of display screen equipment and the physical impact of using DSE for long periods of time.
In module two, we will explore the key legislation and HSE regulations regarding DSE, including the DSE workstation checklist.
In module three, we will learn about the different ways we can prevent musculoskeletal issues from developing, by improving our posture and everyday desk exercises.
In module four, we will learn step-by-step how to adjust our chair to improve our posture when working with DSE.
In module five, we will be introduced to tips and techniques for adjusting our screen, including lighting, brightness and contrast to accommodate your working environment.
In module six, we will have a look at some work arrangements for working with DSE, including guidance for working remotely.
In module seven, we will learn how to adjust our workstation to suit our individual health needs and requirements.