Who should take this course?
Any employee or manager who works with Display Screen Equipment (DSE), such as display screens, laptops, touchscreens, and other similar devices. This display screen equipment course can be used as a stand-alone module or included in an induction programme. It may also be useful as part of the on-programme phase of the new apprenticeship standards, helping apprentices integrate into the workforce effectively and efficiently.
What does it cover?
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Short Course is designed to ensure that users of DSE set up their work stations effectively and ergonomically, avoiding the health risks associated with their use. Learners undertaking this course will learn what DSE is, the health risks associated with its use, how to use DSE appropriately and the importance of correct posture and regular breaks. Finally, the course will outline the kind of support employers should provide for users of DSE at work.
The Display Screen Equipment eLearning Short Course covers key areas including:
- What is DSE?
- DSE health risks
- Workstation design
- Correct working position for DSE
- Portable equipment
- Identifying risks and safe working practices
- Eye tests and eyewear
- Assessing DSE
Learners will receive a Highfield eLearning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.