Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) Training Course - 5 Days

Health and Safety
In person
5 days
9:00am - 4:30pm
ONE70, LV3, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

$950.00 (plus GST)

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This five-day course provides elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) in WA with the required information and skills to assist them to exercise all their powers and perform all their functions to effectively carry out their role as “representatives” of employees under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act).

Participants must attend all 5 days of the course. There are no formal assessments but active participation in discussions, questions and practical activities is required to confirm the understanding of the skills and knowledge covered in this course.

On successful completion, a Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

* LGIS members of the Regional Risk Coordination Program (RRC) will receive a 20% discount on their course fees.

Please note that this course runs for 5 days over two weeks. Our upcoming intakes include: 

  • Monday, 10 June - Tuesday, 11 June and Monday, 17 June - Wednesday, 19 June 
  • Monday, 7 October - Wednesday, 9 October and Thursday, 17 October - Friday, 18 October 

Target Audience

New elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) or deputy HSRs under the WHS Act.

Entry Requirements

  • Sufficient language, literacy, and numeracy skills to read and comprehend legislative text and participate in practical activities. 
  • The PCBU must allow an HSR to attend this course and pay course fees and other reasonable costs. The HSR is entitled to their usual pay while they attend the course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Interpreting the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislative framework and identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties;
  • Establishing representation in the workplace under the WHS Act;
  • Effective consultation/participation in issue resolution and monitoring risk controls as an HSR;
  • Monitoring PCBU’s management of work health and safety risks & workplace inspection, recording findings and notifiable incidents;
  • Issuing a provisional improvement notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work;

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Monday, 7 October - Wednesday, 9 October & Thursday, 17 October - Friday, 18 October 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$950.00 (plus GST) per person


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