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Invest in Your Workplace and Workforce with KOS Ergonomics Training Courses

At KOS Ergonomics, we believe that a well-informed and skilled workforce is essential for a safe, healthy, and productive work environment. That's why we offer a comprehensive suite of VDU/DSE Assessor Courses delivered online by The KOS Academy, designed to equip indiv...

Invest in Your Workplace and Workforce with KOS Ergonomics Training Courses

At KOS Ergonomics, we believe that a well-informed and skilled workforce is essential for a safe, healthy, and productive work environment. That's why we offer a comprehensive suite of VDU/DSE Assessor Courses delivered online by The KOS Academy, designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to identify, assess, and manage ergonomic risks associated with display screen equipment (VDUs) and digital screen equipment (DSEs).

Our VDU/DSE Assessor Course Offerings:

  • VDU/DSE Assessor Course - Level 1 (Beginner): This comprehensive online course is designed for beginners with no prior VDU/DSE assessment experience. It equips participants with the foundational knowledge and practical skills necessary to:
    • Understand VDU/DSE legislation and best practices.
    • Identify ergonomic risk factors associated with VDU/DSE use.
    • Conduct basic VDU/DSE workstation assessments.
    • Make recommendations for improving workstation ergonomics.
  • VDU/DSE Assessor Course - Level 2 (Advanced/Refresher): This online course is designed for individuals who have already completed the Level 1 course or have existing VDU/DSE assessment experience. It provides participants with advanced knowledge and skills to:
    • Refresher on core VDU/DSE assessment principles.
    • Conduct more in-depth VDU/DSE workstation assessments.
    • Analyze complex ergonomic challenges and provide advanced recommendations.
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest VDU/DSE legislation and guidance.
  • Performing a Compliant Remote DSE Assessment Workshop: This half-day online workshop equips participants with the specific skills and knowledge required to conduct successful VDU/DSE assessments for remote and hybrid workers through video conferencing.

Who Should Attend These Courses?

Our VDU/DSE Assessor Courses are ideal for a variety of professionals, including:

  • Health and Safety Professionals: Gain the competence to conduct VDU/DSE assessments and fulfill your legal obligations.
  • HR Professionals: Proactively manage employee well-being and contribute to a safer work environment.
  • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Health Professionals: Enhance your skillset in workplace ergonomics and better support your clients in preventing and managing VDU/DSE-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  • Physiotherapists and Physical Therapists: Expand your knowledge of ergonomics and collaborate effectively with other professionals to create safe and healthy work environments.
  • Line Managers: Equip yourself to identify and address potential ergonomic risks within your team.
  • Anyone interested in VDU/DSE ergonomics: Gain valuable knowledge and skills to create a more ergonomic workspace for yourself or others.

Benefits of Attending Our Training Courses:

  • Gain valuable knowledge and skills: Our courses are designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills they need to identify, assess, and manage VDU/DSE risks in the workplace.
  • Improve workplace safety and health: By reducing VDU/DSE risks, you can help to create a safer and healthier work environment for your employees.
  • Increase employee productivity and well-being: A well-designed and ergonomically sound workstation can help to improve employee productivity, comfort, and satisfaction.
  • Reduce costs: Ergonomics interventions can help to reduce the costs associated with work-related injuries and illnesses, such as absenteeism, presenteeism, and compensation claims.

Ready to Get Started?

If you're interested in learning more about our VDU/DSE Assessor Courses, please contact us today. We'll be happy to discuss your specific needs and help you choose the right course for you.

Invest in your workplace and workforce with KOS Ergonomics VDU/DSE Assessor Courses delivered online by The KOS Academy.

Contact us today to learn more!

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Annette Shannahan - Owner ..

We at Abbey Physio and HealthcareDirect have worked very effectively and on many occasions with Seamus and the team at Kos Ergonomics when seeking solutions and resolving work-related...

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Eileen Murphy - Physiotherapist ..

I recommend patients to KOS. They have experience and expertise with ergonomic solutions for patients with particular problems. When they sell a chair, they ensure that the chair is fitted...

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Padraic O'Fiynn - Ergonomist ..

Since 2006, working as a chartered ergonomist with KOS Ergonomic solutions has greatly contributed to an early and safe return to work mainly for staff and where necessary students of the...

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Kathleen Treanor - Ergonomist ..

I Kathleen Treanor have worked collaboratively with KOS and Seamus Kennedy since 2000. We have worked together with many organisations both public and private, to provide professional...

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Since first contacting KOS Ergonomic Solutions in 2010, l have found their service reliable and efficient, combining excellent customer service and product expertise with a range of ergonomic...

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Just wanted to say thank you for the quick and efficient service over the last year. It’s been a pleasure dealing with you and I would highly recommend KOS to anyone

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KOS Ergonomics Ireland


Since 1991, we have been working with companies and individuals as the leading provider of ergonomic office furniture in Ireland.

We currently provide a full ergonomic service from office to home with our ergonomic homeworker packages, sit stand desks , ergonomic chairs , remote assessments and KOS Ergonomic program management software.

Discover our wide range by booking a showroom consultation or by shopping online!


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We can provide you with a VDU Assessments when you visit our showrooms in Dublin or in Holycross in Tipperary.

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