ErgoWize – DSE Training

Rated 4.50 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)

£18.00 £21.78 INC VAT

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE),  Display Screen Equipment (DSE) are devices or equipment that have an alphanumeric or graphic display screen and includes display screens, laptops, touch screens and other similar devices.

DSE workstations can be associated with neck, shoulder, back or arm pain, as well as with fatigue and eyestrain. This Online DSE Training course instructs employees in the correct setup and safe use of their computer workstation, desk and chair.

Please note: RoSPA recommends additional face to face training for those who will be performing risk assessments for other members of your organisation.


The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 aim to protect the health of people who work with DSE. The Regulations were introduced because DSE has become one of the most common kinds of work equipment.

Health risks associated with DSE include fatigue, eye strain, upper limb problems and backache. This can be due to over or improper use of DSE or poorly designed workstations.

Effective ergonomics has been proven to reduce the potential for accidents, injury and ill health and to improve performance and productivity. Small changes and interventions can have important results.

This DSE Online Training course introduces users to a comfortable sitting posture and correct keyboard and mouse techniques. In addition, the importance of a personally organised workstation is explained. Regular movement and stretching can be beneficial to alleviate postural strain.  The course also describes the importance of eyestrain prevention and a company eyesight policy. The correct use of laptops and mobile phones is essential to prevent personal injury.

Main sections in this DSE Online Training:

  • Overview
  • Correct Posture
  • Workstation Set-up
  • Additional Issues
  • Exercises
  • Test

Is it for me?

This course is perfect for all employees and managers who use DSE during their working day.


  • To explain a comfortable sitting posture.
  • To highlight the correct keyboard and mouse techniques.
  • To show the importance of organising a workstation to suit individual needs.
  • To describe the importance of varying posture throughout the day.
  • To explain eyestrain prevention and eyesight policy.
  • To discuss the correct use of laptops and other mobile devices.
  • To explain the benefit of simple stretching exercises at regular intervals.


This online training is RoSPA Approved. Once the 40 minute course is completed, users must take a final test consisting of 10 questions. The final test has a minimum pass rate requirement of 70%. On successful completion of the test, users can download and print off a completion certificate.

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    5 out of 5 Easy to navigate/informative course

    (verified owner)

    We have used the DSE course throughout or office team. We have found the course easy to navigate and very informative. The information provided is very useful and can be applied to the work place environment.

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  2. Ken J.

    4 out of 5 DSE

    (verified owner)

    Certificate did not show that you had completed DSE e-learning. Graphics were very good, easy to use, covered all areas under a self DSE assessment.

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  3. Ken J.

    4 out of 5 DSE

    (verified owner)

    Exercise section was excellent. However, disappointed that a learner could opt out of this section.

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  4. One person found this helpful
    Eimear G.

    5 out of 5 So straight forward

    (verified owner)

    For our smaller regional offices this way of doing DSE Assessments has proven to be quick, easy and effective. It really is as simple as add to the cart, make payment and send the log in details to the employee. I would definitely recommend this course.

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