“Excellent course, no hesitation in recommending Angela. Very knowledgeable.” – E. Kelly – Training Advisor, Simpsons Ltd
“Great course, learnt a lot, especially about how injuries occur.”A. Lee – Health and Safety Advisor
“Really enjoyed the course, very informative. Thank you, Angela.” – D. Skelton – Health and Safety Manager

This excellent, comprehensive one-day IOSH Approved DSE Assessor Training course will equip your employees with the skills and knowledge they need to confidently carry out workstation risk assessments within your workplace.

The DSE Assessor Training course can be delivered anywhere in the UK and is approved by IOSH, so you can rest assured it meets the highest continuing professional development standards.

The course is delivered by Chartered Physiotherapist, Angela Hinton. Angela has delivered DSE training for over ten years and carries out workstation assessments for HMRC, UK Border Force and other major companies across the UK.

DSE Assessor Training

Our DSE Assessor Training Course enables employees to:

  • Confidently carry out effective DSE assessments in accordance with the DSE regulations

  • Comply with UK DSE legislation, including legislation around mobile workers, homeworkers and expectant mothers

  • Reduce absenteeism and increase morale amongst your workforce

  • Understand how and why potential problems can be caused by work tasks and the workstation

  • Rectify incorrect sitting postures and understand which equipment is best suited for different types of issues

  • Minimise strain in the body, e.g. knowing how to use physiotherapy-style exercises to prevent musculoskeletal issues arising and ease existing issues

  • Use the correct tools to record DSE assessments in order to comply with DSE regulations

In-house DSE Assessor Training Course

The course is delivered at your premises, so you don’t need to travel.  It’s ideal if your organisation needs to train more than one employee to become a DSE Assessor as you can be sure they’re trained to the same high standard at the same time.

How long is the course?

One day (6 hours teaching time).

Who is the course for?

The IOSH Approved DSE Assessor Training course is for anyone who has been nominated to carry out workstation risk assessments on behalf of their company, e.g. occupational health advisers, line managers, supervisors, HR officers or health and safety officers.DSE Assessor Training

IOSH Approved

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world’s Chartered body for safety and health professionals. Above CPD and other accreditations, IOSH is the most authoritative, credible, and esteemed accreditation available for organisations and professionals in the health care, and health and safety sectors. 

As the largest membership body for health and safety professionals, IOSH advise governments, NGOs and policymakers, and champion occupational safety and health causes and advocate for change. 

IOSH are an awarding organisation for occupational safety and health qualifications, and we’re proud that our DSE Assessor Training course is approved by the organisation that helps to shape the future of these professions.

Who teaches the course?

Angela Hinton MCSP HPC, a Chartered Physiotherapist with over 24 years of experience of treating musculoskeletal and work-based injuries. Angela regularly carries out standard and advanced DSE risk assessments for companies across the country, including the DWP, UK Border Force and HMRC.

Angela (Bsc Hons), holds a TechIOSH membership, and holds an accredited level three qualification.

How is the course delivered?

The course is both theory-based and practical.

Throughout the day, your employees will be tested with open questions, group discussions and demonstrations. To help them embed their knowledge and increase their confidence in their new skills, they’ll carry out a mock DSE assessment under the supervision of the trainer.

DSE Assessor Training

End of course assessment

Participants will complete two assessment papers at the end of the day.

A comprehensive training manual will be provided along with a customisable electronic assessment form template for your employees to adapt and use when conducting their own assessments.

What does the course cover?

  • Health and safety (Display Screen Equipment) regulations

  • Responsibilities of the DSE Assessor

  • Anatomy – related to using display screen equipment

  • Musculoskeletal injuries (avoiding and managing them)

  • Correct postural alignment when sitting in a chair at the workstation

  • Suitability of DSE equipment, including screens, chairs, desks, mice, keyboards and laptops

  • Pregnancy, Homeworkers and people with disabilities

  • DSE assessments (two papers)

The benefits of training employees to be DSE Assessors:

  • Save on the cost of employing external DSE Assessors

  • Helps your company comply with DSE regulations

  • Reduces the chance of work-related injuries, staff sickness and the resulting consequences

  • Improves employee morale

Remote DSE Assessor Training

Duration: One Day (6 hours) – 9.30am to 4pm with half an hour for lunch break

Cost: £175.00 (no vat to pay)

Our DSE Assessor Training course is also available delivered remotely via Zooms/Teams, on the last Thursday of every month.

This is a great cost-effective way for organisations to train one or two people at one time.

The course is interactive and requires the full engagement of delegates to ensure effective learning, and create a high-level of delegate satisfaction. 

Prior to the course date, we’ll post a comprehensive training manual to each delegate, as well as assessment papers for you to complete at the end of the course, in order to pass. 

Secure one of the following dates now via the button below:

May 25th, June 29th, July 27th, August 31st, September 28th, October 26th, November 30th

Call 0113 3501776 or 07745801438 now and find out how we can help you!

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