Display Screen Equipment E-learning

  • IAS

Course Outline

About the course:

The use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) such as PC’s, laptops, phones and tablets has become commonplace as part of our daily work routine, and many people now have home workstations set up so that they can work remotely.
Display Screen Equipment is not without its risks, and without proper controls in place to reduce these risks, prolongued use of Display Screen Equipment can have adverse impacts on health. The use of Display Screen Equipment is associated with musculoskeletal disorders such as repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, backache, and other adverse health effects like eyestrain and headaches.

Designed for:

This short course is designed to provide workers who regularly use DSE with the information that they need in order to reduce health and safety risks that arise from the prolonged use of screens and poor ergonomics.

Course content

The course is split into small digestible parts with interaction and multimedia content. The course covers the following areas:

  • What is Display Screen Equipment (DSE)?
  • Law in relation to DSE including employers’ duties
  • Health effects associated with use of DSE
  • Your workstation
  • Laptop use
  • Looking after your eyes

This course includes information, imagery, and diagrams all intended to make the subject of Display Screen Equipment use easy to understand and apply in practice within offices, home workstations and more.


The course includes a short multiple choice assessment to confirm understanding of the course materials. Learners have access to one free re-sit of the assessment if required.


Successful completion of the assessment will provide learners with a digital iAS certificate which can be saved, downloaded and printed off.


See below for a video that offers insight into how our iAS approved e-learning courses work.


Manager’s Accounts:

Managers who have multiple members of staff to train can make use of our bulk discount purchasing for all e-learning courses, and may be interested in one of our Manager’s Accounts. This type of account will show you the progress of your staff as they work through the course.
For more information regarding a Manager’s Account please contact a member of our team:
01384 447915

Display Screen Equipment E-learning - £15

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