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There are no restrictions on entry to this qualification, however, participants are required to have sufficient numeracy and literacy skills to read and comprehend instruction for:

  • Researching, referencing and understanding legislation, standards and codes of practice;
  • Consulting with workers and employers on safety issues; and,
  • Writing simple documents.
Qualification Structure

The qualification is delivered over five days and comprises of 10 Units of Competency. Participants need to complete all 10 Units of Competency to obtain the qualification.

A certificate of participation will be issued after successfully:

Attending the five day Safety and Health Representative (Introductory) course and successfully completing all in-class assessments.

A certificate of qualification will be issued after:

Submitting the following documents for assessment and being deemed competent against:

  • In-Class Activity Workbook (completed in-class);
  • End of Course Knowledge Questions (completed in-class);
  • Workplace Assessments Tasks (completed in the workplace);
  • Observer Reports (completed in the workplace); and,
  • Answer a series of knowledge questions (completed in the workplace).

The majority of the in-class tasks are facilitator led, however candidates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisor position in industry could bypass the classroom training.

Depending on the learners circumstances, an “assessment-only” pathway may be a viable option. The Learner will need to complete the in-class activities, end of course knowledge questions and workplace assignments associated with the Units of Competency. They must complete the assessment tasks and produce evidence that their submission meets the rules of evidence and assessment.

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At a Glance

Course Cost

$1590 (GST free)


5 days



Intended for

This is a flexible option for people interested in taking on Work Health and Safety (WHS) duties in the workplace or anyone interested in an entry point into a career in safety.


A certificate of qualification will be issued after being deemed competent having successfully:

1. Attended the course and completed all in-class assessments.
2. Completed all the relevant workplace assessments.

Workplace assessments must be submitted within 12 months of course completion.

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Unique Student Identifier
General Information
Cancellation Policy
Recognition of Prior Learning

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