Training courses

If you are already applying ergonomics and human factors in your work, or are about to, and would like some formal training, we have a list of accredited training courses for you to consider.

If you would like to attend one of these courses or need more information, please contact the providers directly.

Health and wellbeing

Move More at Work by DSE Scotland. An engaging and informative short e-learning course about sedentary behaviour at work.

Introduction to ergonomics and human factors

One Day Introduction to Ergonomics & Human Factors by Guildford Ergonomics. A one-day introduction to the broad range of issues covered by ergonomics and human factors.
Human Factors for Leaders by Being Human in Healthcare Ltd. Full day, small group, applied Human Factors training tailored for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in leadership positions within healthcare.
Human Factors Engineering by the University of Michigan. This two-week human factors course concerns the design of systems, products and services to make them easier, safer and more effective for human use.
PG Cert in Ergonomics (Human Factors) by Loughborough Design School. A course aimed at individuals who want a broad ergonomics/human factors education.
Human factors in the workplace by ABB Consulting. A flexible 3 day training course providing a sound grounding in the fundamentals of human factors and their application in both operations and design.
Ergonomics in Practice by Human Applications Ltd. This 3 day course is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of ergonomics and provide them with a range of tools that can be used to promote safe working.
Introduction to ergonomics by HSL. This 5 day course provides non-ergonomists with an understanding of workplace ergonomics in relation to health, safety and productivity in an industrial setting.
Further Human Factors by InterAction of Bath Ltd. A 2 day course to gain a working understanding of human factors.
Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance by HSL. This 2 day course provides health and safety managers with an understanding as to why workers take risks.
PG Cert in Applied Ergonomics (Distance Learning) by University of Nottingham. This 1 year course will provide you with a broad overview of the discipline of ergonomics and practical guidance for applying ergonomics techniques.

Office ergonomics

One Day DSE Assessor Course by Osmond Ergonomics. This 1 day course provides learners with the understanding on why we need to carry out DSE assessments and the knowledge to carry out a DSE assessment.
DSE Assessor Training by DSE Scotland.
A comprehensive 1 day course which provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to carry out effective DSE risk assessments.
DSE Workstation Assessor by enricoSmog. This 1 day course is designed to provide DSE assessors with a structured and holistic approach to DSE assessments.
Advanced DSE Assessor - Professional Practitioner by enricoSmog. This 2 day course is for professionals required to carry out in-depth assessments who have already completed a standard DSE assessor course and/or for professionals seeking reassurance that they are working at a professional level.
Assessing Display Screen Equipment by System Concepts Ltd. This 2 day course provides a grounding in legislation, supporting standards and best practice. It also gives tips on practical ways to conduct assessments and rectify areas of concern.
Display screen equipment workstation assessor training by Ergability. This course is designed to enable the attendees to better manage DSE related risks and competently perform initial level DSE assessment.

Manual Handling

Risk Assessor & Key Trainer course in handling and safe movement of people & other loads by DFH Ergonomics. This 5 day course is designed for all those who want to be able to teach others to move people safely.


Introduction to Human Factors in Healthcare by MedLed. Introducing the concepts of Human Factors for healthcare professionals, specifically relating to understanding human limitations
Resilience in Healthcare Masterclass by the Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare (CARe) at King’s College London. A 2 day course where you will learn how to apply new concepts about safety to improve the quality of care.
PG Cert Advancing Human Factors in Health and Social Care by Teesside University. A course that will provide you with a broad overview of the discipline of Human Factors and experience of its practical application in your workplace.
PG Cert in Ergonomics in Health and Community Care by Loughborough Design School. A course aimed at patient handling advisors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals who want a broad ergonomics education.
PG Cert in Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety by Loughborough Design School. A course aimed at those who want a broad human factors education with a focus on aspects concerned with promoting patient safety in all healthcare sectors.
Human Factors & Ergonomics in Healthcare by Loughborough Design School. This 2 hour course will provide delegates with an understanding of how human factors and ergonomics can play a vital role in the delivery of high quality care.

Industrial sectors

*NEW* Manufacturing Ergonomics Champion by Morgan Maxwell. A two-day course designed to train delegates in the process of completing an ergonomics task assessment within a manufacturing environment.
Applied Ergonomics by System Concepts. A two-day course providing the tools and resources to make simple and effective ergonomic improvements in the industrial environment, with an emphasis on hands-on problem-solving methodologies to recognise, evaluate, and control ergonomic risk.
Human Factors Foundation Training by the Energy Institute. A 5 day course which provides attendees with a comprehensive practical introduction to human factors.
Human Factors in Health & Safety by IChemE in partnership with the Keil Centre Ltd. A multi-day professional development programme in Human Factors for the process industries.

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