You can qualify as an ergonomist by doing a degree in ergonomics.
You can also complete a degree in a related subject then take a postgraduate course in ergonomics. Related subjects include:
- occupational therapy
- sports science
- design engineering
You can find out more about accredited postgraduate ergonomics courses from the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study