Our Health and Safety Representative Training course provides the skills and knowledge for an elected HSR to operate effectively under the 2018 revision of the Safety Act 2011.
A Health and Safety Representative’s (HSR) role is to constructively influence the safety outcomes and performance of a workplace, therefore this course is a requirement for all workplace HSR’s.
How to book your Health and Safety Representative Training
Health and Safety Representative Training Course Goals
- Understand and interpret work health and safety legislation
- Learn the relationships between the legislation, workplace and the role of HSR
- Roles and responsibilities in the workplace
- Manage and maximise the effectiveness of Health and Safety Committees
- Workplace consultation processes
- Negotiation, communication and problem solving
- Apply the knowledge and skills of an HSR to direct observed activities
- Understand how to issue an improvement notice and cease unsafe work
One Stop Training is approved by Workplace Health and Safety Qld to deliver the Health and Safety Representative Training program. On conclusion, a certificate is issued on behalf of the Qld Government.
Five-day course outline
- Interpret legislation and identify roles and responsibilities
- Establish workplace representation under the Act
- Consultation pathways, resolution and risk monitoring
- Monitor PCBU processes, inspections and procedures
- Issue improvement notices and direction of cessation of unsafe work
Any person wishing to gain the skills of a Health and Safety Representative.
Those who have been nominated by their employer to assist in managing workplace safety obligations and those who are elected as an HSR under the WHS Act
Five consecutive days, face to face training. 8:30am to 4:30pm
A Health and Safety Representative (HSR) certification is issued which is valid for 5 years.
Three yearly re-certification is not required under the Act, however, yearly certification is recommended for workplace effectiveness. This is a one day course.
Face to Face – Students attend classes at scheduled times and are presented with subject material by a Trainer. Practical Health and Safety Representative Training is delivered in a simulated work environment.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Courses are delivered and assessed in English and require you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, complete a range of written assessments, undertake independent research activities and at times engage in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication.
If you have any doubts about whether you have the language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake a program, please contact our administration team on 1300 556 387 for further information.
You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. Your trainer will discuss these with you as part of your induction in Health and Safety Representative Training course.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and recognition of prior learning.
Health and Safety Representative Training
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