Health and Safety Representative Training
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. In addition, employers achievements in workplace practice
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.
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 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
Where: 7/231 Holt Street, Eagle Farm
Who for: Those who have been nominated by their employer to assist in managing workplace safety obligations, therefore have employer and safety committee support.
When: Starts March 18, 2019
Duration: One day a week over five weeks.
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Price: Cost is $650 per person
Booking: Quick and easy online booking here
Outcome: On conclusion, a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) certification is issued. It is valid for 5 years.
Refresher: Three yearly re-certification is required under the Act, however yearly certification is recommended workplace effectiveness. This is a one day course at $150 per person.
More information: Call 1300 556 387 or fill out this form and we’ll be in touch.
FIVE DAY COURSE OUTLINE
- Interpret legislation and identify roles and responsibilities
- Establish workplace representation under the Act
- Consultation pathways, resolution and and risk monitoring
- Monitor PCBU processes, inspections and procedures
- Issue improvement notices and direction of cessation of 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 by the Qld Government.
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.
LANGUAGE LITERACY AND NUMERACY
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 prat of your induction in Health and Safety Representative Training course. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.
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 through recognition of prior learning.