Certificate in Display Screen Equipment for Education Providers (2022-23)

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Certificate in Display Screen Equipment for Education Providers (2022-23)

Course Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes (approx.)

All schools must comply with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 which ensures staff have regular DSE assessments and places a duty of care on school leaders. It is essential that all staff have an awareness of display screen equipment regulations in order to ensure that they are able to recognise, follow and implement the correct DSE procedures. This is vital in order to minimise ill health to themselves and others whilst using DSE equipment at school.

Our Essential CPD course on display screen equipment provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your DSE regulations. Delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere, our display screen equipment training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner.

Delivered by subject matter expert, Will Taylor, the course has been divided into six easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning, resources and activities throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your display screen equipment compliance.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise and define exactly what Display Screen Equipment means and includes
  • An awareness of key DSE policies and legislation
  • Understanding the most common hazards and risks from the use of DSE
  • Learning about DSE assessments and correct workstation setup
  • How to ensure the correct posture and wellbeing to ensure minimal risk of injury

Course Units


This CPD certified course will help you to better understand your roles and responsibilities in relation to Display Screen Equipment. It is aimed at governors, senior leaders and members of school staff who work in all school settings, from early yea...

Module 1: The Meaning of Display Screen Equipment

Module 1 will provide you with an overview of what display screen equipment is and what exactly it includes within its definition. It will also discuss what certain types of equipment DSE regulations specifically exclude.

Module 2: Health & Safety Legal Requirements that Apply to DSE

In module 2 you will learn about your legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992. You will learn about the responsibilities of both school leaders and staff and...

Module 3: Common Hazards and Risks from the Use of DSE

In Module 3 you will learn more about the health and safety risks resulting from using DSE. This includes an awareness of common issues such as repetitive strain injury, tendonitis, eye strain and neck pain as well as others.

Module 4: DSE Assessments

Module 4 will cover the most common DSE causes of ill health and the key indicators to consider during a DSE assessment. This will include issues around your chair, mouse, monitor, workstation and foot support.

Module 5: How to Set up a Common Workstation.

In Module 5, learners will be able to explain the correct procedures towards correctly setting up their workstation and ensuring they use best practice around each aspect of their display screen equipment.

Module 6: Posture & Wellbeing

In Module 6 you will learn about the best ways to maintain your wellbeing whilst using display screen equipment. This includes taking regular breaks, stretching and reporting any pain to ensure there are no long-term effects.

Will Taylor

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Will Taylor

Highly qualified health and safety subject matter expert with 20 years’ health and safety experience.
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