Display Screen Equipment Awareness Course

£17.50 (ex-VAT)

Our online Display Screen Equipment Awareness course provides computer health and safety training and display screen equipment training.  As many job roles require many hours in front of display screen equipment (DSE), having a poorly set up workstation can cause numerous problems to a user, including neck pain, bad posture, aches, muscle pains, strains, fatigue and visual discomfort.

Approved by IIRSM

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Aims of the Course

On the completion of the Online Display Screen Equipment awareness course you will:

  • Understand the importance of DSE health and safety
  • The ability to complete a DSE risk assessment on own workstation – Workstation assessment
  • Understand how to set up a workstation in lines with DSE legal regulations

Who is our DSE Awareness Training Course suitable for?

This display screen equipment training course is suitable for any user of DSE

Course Information and Details

The first thing most people think of when talking about Display Screen Equipment is a computer monitor, but that’s not the only thing it refers to.

Display screen equipment could also mean laptops, tablets, PCs, televisions, smartphones, CNC control pads, portable diagnostic screens or equipment containing cathode ray tubes, (CRTs).

The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations contain special directives covering DSE safety.

Both employers and employee‐users have responsibilities under the legislation.

This course fulfills your statutory training obligations and covers among other things, the correct way to set up and use your display screen equipment safely, reducing the risk of work-related conditions.

Would you like to try for free first?

If you would like to try this course first, then register for a FREE trial by clicking the green button below. You will be able to complete the first module completely free, and if you choose to continue, your results will be saved!


The course is divided into 8 video-based interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end of each. There is no time constraint on each module, and you may save your progress at any point.

  • Introduction – What do we mean by display screen equipment?
  • Legislation – The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Protecting Your Body
  • Adjusting Your Chair
  • Adjusting Your Screen
  • Work Arrangements – How to set up your workstation, Workstation assessment
  • Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation
  • Adjusting Your Work Environment
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Display Screen Equipment Awareness Assessment

Duration 50 minutes

This is based on the amount of video content shown. It does not account for time answering the questions.

At the end of each module, you will have a number of multiple choice questions to answer based on the content that has been presented to you.

You have 3 attempts to pass each module. If you fail after 3 attempts, the module becomes locked and will need to be unlocked by an administrator. You have 3 ‘unlocks’ over the duration of the course. If you use your 3 ‘unlocks’ you will be deemed to have failed the course and no further attempts will be given.


On successful completion of our Display Screen Equipment Awareness Training Course, a printable certificate will be made immediately available to you to download via our training portal. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

This course is approved by IIRSM (International Institute of Risk & Safety Management) as providing quality and content-approved training.

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Most people complete this course in 60 minutes

Approved by IIRSM

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Instantly download your certificate on completion