Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Awareness

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  • FREE Workplace Assessment
  • Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
  • Certified by CPD
  • Audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration 2 hours
  • Downloadable certificate on completion

This Display Screen Equipment (DSE) online training course provides learners with the knowledge they need in order to work comfortably and avoid unnecessary aches and strains whilst using DSE in their work environment.

For employers, it is an efficient way to ensure that all employees are up-to-date with current health and safety regulations.

DSE online training only provides awareness education. Face to face training would be needed in addition in order to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation.

This DSE online training course has been assured by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Qualifications and certified by The Continuing Professional Development Certification Service (CPD).

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Who is it for?

The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 aim to protect the health of people who work with Display Screen Equipment. This training is suitable for anyone who uses Display Screen Equipment regularly as part of their working day.

Display Screen Equipment Certificate Example

When do I get my certificate?

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

As this DSE online training course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service and assured by RoSPA Qualifications, your certificate will contain both logos and can be used to provide evidence for compliance.

Example Screens

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What does the course cover?

The DSE online training course contains the following 9 topics and includes an assessment:

Working with DSE – The Risks

  • Examples of DSE in your own workplace.
  • An employer’s legal duties with regards to DSE.
  • What is meant by a DSE assessment and when it is carried out.

The Keyboard

  • When a separate keyboard is required.
  • Good and bad keying technique.
  • The correct positioning of hands and wrists when keying information.

Mice and Other Point-and-Click Devices

  • Good and bad practice when using mice and similar point-and-click devices.
  • The correct positioning of hands and wrists.
  • Adjustments that might need to be made to ensure devices are accurate.

The Display Screen

  • How to clean your screen.
  • The recommended height and position of the screen.
  • Good colour and font combinations.
  • Features that can make it easier to position a screen.
  • How to go about reducing excessive screen glare.

Your Workspace

  • The difference between a well organised and poorly organised workspace.
  • Measures that can be taken to improve a cramped workspace.
  • How a workspace set-up can be optimised for working with documents.
  • How a workspace should be positioned to minimise glare and reflections.

The Chair

  • The features of a chair suitable for Display Screen Equipment work.
  • The correct sitting position for a person working with Display Screen Equipment.
  • The difference between a correctly adjusted chair and a poorly adjusted chair.

The Environment

  • How environmental factors can be a contributory cause of Upper Limb Disorders.
  • Four environmental factors and how their effects on Display Screen Equipment work can be minimised.

Changes in Activity

  • Why it is important to take breaks and change the type of activity you are doing.
  • Examples of activities that would be suitable during a break from Display Screen Equipment work.
  • How to prevent fatigue at the workplace.

Eye Tests

  • Examples of DSE in your own workplace
  • Who is entitled to an eye test and who must pay for it.
  • When an employer must pay for glasses.


The assessment is generated from question banks so that the questions change each time a candidate takes the assessment – making the training suitable for initial and refresher training.

There is no limit on the number of attempts at the assessment and informative feedback is given so candidates can learn from their incorrect responses.

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