DSE/ VDU (Display Screen Equipment/Visual Display Unit)

Who Should Attend:

All employees habitually using computers and DSE/VDU (Display Screen Equipment/Visual Display Unit)

Participants per course:

Maximum of 6 participants

Course Duration:

1/2 day plus self-assessment at employees individual workstation 

Course Programme:

After completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements of the General Application Regulations 2007
  • Understand the factors that constitute an assessment
  • Understand ergonomic factors and DSE/VDU workstation layout
  • Appreciate the postural implications of DSE/VDU workstations
  • Carry out a DSE/VDU assessment of their workstation
  • Adjust equipment to suit their own ergonomic requirements

Course Content

  • Legal requirements under current Health & Safety Legislation
  • Hazards & Risks associated with DSE/VDU usage
  • Ergonomics of computer workstations
  • Practical Control Measures
  • Environmental Factors
  • Onsite practical DSE/VDU risk Assessment


Participants, who successfully complete the course, will receive a course completion certificate.

Course Cost:

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This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding.

This can cover up-to 40% of the course cost.

Learn more about your company’s eligibility status at the button below.

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Funding Eligibility

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding. Next Level Skillnet members are given financial support with training costs (fee subvention) for their employees. This can be as much as 40% of the course cost.

How do we become a member?

Becoming a member of our network is easy. There is no membership fee required however your company must match the following criteria:

– Your company must not be a public-sector company.

– Your company must either be paying employee’s fees directly or else reimbursing employees that pay their own fees.

*Self-Employed individuals are also eligible for funding.