DSE Awareness

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This course explains everything to do with display screen equipment (DSE) and the risks they pose. When working at a desk for extended periods of time, it is important to ensure the work station is planned in order to avoid stress and strain on the user.

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Course Description

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All about this course

In this DSE course we will be looking at the definition of DSE and the work station, as well as the health risks that can be caused by spending extended periods of time using display equipment. We will look at the responsibilities of the employee which ties in with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, as well as the regulations and requirements when using DSE. Assessments on work stations will be explained, as well as how to plan the perfect environment to avoid stress and strain on DSE users. Finally, it will also explain how users should adopt healthy postures and apply safe techniques.

This course is perfect for anyone working in an office environment. It covers the risks and best practices to ensure staff are knowledgable about DSE injuries and able to put measures in place to reduce the risks of any issues.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to DSE – In our first unit we will explain the definition of Display Screen Equipment, the definition of a user and a workstation. We will also look at the injuries that can be caused from working with DSE.
  • Unit 2 – DSE Assessments – In this unit it will be covering the types of DSE assessments and how to carry them out. This will include the different types of DSE users and how they can carry out their risk assessment.
  • Unit 3 – Planning the Perfect Workstation – This unit will look at the requirements for DSE and how this helps you set the perfect work station. This includes the screens, hand support, cleaning, keyboard technique, the chair, working environment. After this unit you will understand how everything should be set out to be in line with the DSE requirements.
  • Unit 4 – The User’s Wellbeing – In our final unit we will explore ways to improve the users wellbeing, this includes exercises, having eye tests, taking breaks, changing positions and making sure the body is positioned properly at the desk.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this DSE Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the DSE Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this DSE Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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