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Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor (Blended Learning)

This Blended Learning DSE Assessor course is directed at those who wish to carry out risk assessments on VDU/DSE workstations in line with the requirements under Chapter 5, Part 2 of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007. The course is delivered by qualified health and safety professionals, who have a broad range of experience in carrying out risk assessments and ergonomics training. The courses are delivered through eLearning, virtual classroom and virtual one to one session.

Course Methodology & Assessment

The course will be presented in the following blended learning format:

  • eLearning – Office Ergonomics Awareness – 2 hours (approx.) – can be done at learner’s
  • Virtual Class online – Instructor led through MS Teams – 3 hours – dedicated time agreed.
  • Learners receive all training materials through email or shared folder.
  • Virtual one to one session – instructor and learner – with learner carrying out a DSE Assessment through instruction – up to 1 hour per learner. Assessment is carried out by instructor observing the correct set up of a workstation and a DSE Assessment form being completed by the learner, on a colleague

Course Syllabus

  • Legal Requirements under Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations
  • Hazards and Risks Associated with VDU/DSE Use
  • Ergonomics of Computer Workstations
  • Practical Control Measures
  • Environmental Factors Affecting Stress Levels
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders Associated with VDU/DSE Use
  • Practical DSE Assessments

Further Information

For further information or to book a course, please call us on 041-9822933 or email us on info@emsandassociates.com

Course Duration

Total time per learner: 6 hours (approximately)

Entry Criteria

No previous qualifications are required for learners to participate in the course.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a DSE Assessor Certificate from EMS & Associates.

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