DSE workstation assessor. Foundation course

Why train with Ergonix?




  • The Ergonix DSE workstation assessor foundation course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF). This means that the course content has been reviewed and approved by the chartered body responsible for ergonomics in the UK.
  • Delegates will achieve CIEHF certificate.
  • The course provides case studies and focuses on problem-solving scenarios to teach delegates to be competent and confident DSE workstation assessors.
  • It is not just theory! This is a practical course and delegates will learn through case scenarios and practicing on each other. The course aims to instruct delegates on the holistic approach to ergonomic assessments and to improve their communication skills.
  • Delegates will receive a 50 page course book and DSE workstation assessment checklist.
  • We are independent of any product suppliers.
  • The trainer is a chartered physiotherapist with specialist ergonomic training who has vast amount of experience in:
  • 1. Conducting complex DSE workstation assessments on people who have medical issues such as an injury or surgery .
  • 2. Assessing and treating posture-related injuries.
  • 3. Functional education, preventative exercises and postural awareness.

What our customers say about us

“Thank you for a very enjoyable and valuable course…” Health & Safety Manager, Automotive Industry.

“The DSE foundation course by Ergonix was really useful and enjoyable… I fully recommend Ergonix!” Occupational Therapist.

“Angela is extremely knowledgeable and experienced and imparts a lot of good advice and information with an easy manner… The content went above and beyond… I feel confident I can assess my colleagues and facilitate an ease at their workstation, making them more comfortable in their bodies, promoting their well-being.” Pilates Instructor.


Business benefits

  • Identify hazards and risks
  • Injury prevention
  • Optimise health and well-being of the workforce
  • Optimise workplace performance
  • Helps to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
Who should attend
  • Delegates who have no previous knowledge and experience in DSE workstation assessments
  • DSE assessors who wish to consolidate and/or update their knowledge
  • Those in roles including line managers, occupational health professionals, health and safety professionals, health practitioners, facilities managers, HR personnel
  • Delegates who wish to gain CIEHF certificate
Why should you attend?

Aim: The aim of this practical and simple course is to provide the knowledge for delegates to become confident and competent DSE workstation assessors and gain a CIEHF certificate.

Objectives/learning outcomes

  • To become a competent DSE workstation assessor
  • To be able to assess individuals holistically
  • To have an understanding of the legal guidance and regulations relating to ergonomic workstation assessments
  • To be able to identify hazards and risks (physical, mental and environmental)
  • To be able to carry out basic anthropometric measurements
  • To be able to make changes and recommendations that meets the needs of the assessed individual
  • To be able to use the DSE workstation assessment checklist confidently

After the course you will receive

  • A 50 page course book
  • DSE workstation assessment checklist
  • CIEHF certificate on successful completion of the course
Assessment of attendees

Attendees are assessed throughout the course by simple exercises, group work, practical tasks and questions. At the end of the course there is a short test to be completed. The course is designed to gain, improve and consolidate knowledge and confidence to carry out DSE workstation assessments independently.

Course duration

One day (9:00 am- 4:30 pm). Refreshments and lunch are included at our venues.

Maximum 8 delegates per course.

Course cost: £295

Course dates

Location                                        Course dates                                

Central London

St Albans (Hertfordshire)


Due to government restrictions, we are reviewing our upcoming face-to-face course dates.

Virtual live courses in June, July, August, September & November 2020. 

We are opening our course dates for 2021 shortly. 

In-house face-to-face DSE training is now available. 

In-house training

We can provide training at your premises to individuals or a group. You will choose the date and provide the venue.

Cost: We are happy to provide tailored quotes for individuals or smaller groups.

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