Health and Safety Representative Training

The 5 Day Health and Safety Representative Training course is designed to provide knowledge and skills to prospective Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) through a five day training course. DRA Safety Specialists is a WorkSafe Queensland approved provider of WHS Training Courses, which are compliant under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld).

NOTE: HSRs in Queensland are entitled to attend one day health and safety representative training (refresher) courses at least every three years, commencing three years after the initial five day course has been completed (as per Section 21 of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (QLD)).

Health and safety representative

Course Duration
5 days consecutive Face to Face health and safety representative training in the classroom. During this time participants will have access to highly skilled and motivated HSR trainers who who have been in the VET training and assessment environment for over 25 years. Through the HSR Training course they will provide you an interactive, engaging and supportive learning environment to assist in providing health and safety at a workplace. 

Price
Public Course Full Course (5 Days) – $890
Inhouse Full Course (5 Days) – $9500* +Notes and GST
*travel costs may apply outside of the Gold Coast Send a inquiry through the portal or alternatively complete and forwars the completed enrollment form.
NOTE: For group bookings outside our public course schedule or at your location, please submit your group booking enquiry through the portal for an obligation free quote.

Course Overview
The role of the Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is primarily to liaise with other staff to identify health and safety issues and convey these to management. HSR training is to be provided to workers who are elected by fellow staff to represent the views of the staff group.

The 5 Day Health and Safety Representative Training course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill their role as a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in Queensland. DRA Safety Specialists is a WorkSafe Queensland approved provider of this course and other work health and safety courses, which is compliant under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld).

HSRs in Queensland are entitled to attend this WorkSafe Queensland approved five day training course within three months of being elected as the HSR. Employers are required to allow the HSR to take paid time off work to attend this training and pay for training costs. Likewise, HSRs are also entitled to attend one day refresher courses at least every three years after the initial five day course has been completed (as per the Work Health and Safety legislation).

Course Outline

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Overview of the WHS legislative framework.
  • Duties of various parties.
  • Key WHS terminology.
  • The role of WorkSafe Queensland and penalties for non‐compliance.
  • Requirements and mechanisms for consultation in the workplace on work health and safety issues.
  • The role, entitlements and protections available for HSRs and Health and Safety Committees (HSCs).
  • Resolving workplace health and safety issues through negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Identifying hazards and ways in which they can be eliminated or minimised including WHS Training.
  • Incident notification and investigation.
  • Issuing Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing unsafe work to cease.

Course Delivery Format
​Courses are delivered in-person at the DRA Safety Specialists training facility or a suitable location in your workplace for group bookings.

Course Inclusions
Training conducted by an experienced WHS industry practitioner with over 25 years of strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Codes of Practice
Practical and theoretical activities to assist the health and safety representative training.
Participant notes and a full copy of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Each Trainee Must Provide the following
Proof of being at least 18 years of age.
Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills.
Have the ability to read and write English.

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