Gain the confidence, knowledge and skills to represent your workplace and carry out the responsibilities of an elected Safety and Health Representative (SHR) with AVELING’s WorkSafe WA accredited course.
Safety and Health Representatives play a key role in the promotion of safe work practices. Training helps SHRs to understand and exercise powers effectively. Under the OSH Act, every elected workplace SHR is entitled to attend this five- day course and receive time off with full pay from their employer.
BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety: Completing this course also gives you the opportunity to have your training recognised as part of the Certificate III in Work Health and Safety. Participants will need to complete the following:
- Submission of assessment material including workplace assignments, third party reports and knowledge questions
- Completion of an online elective unit (and submission of any relevant assessment material)
Please refer to our page on BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety (WHS) for more details on completion of the qualification. Completing the qualification will incur an additional cost of $600.
Refresher: If you have previously attended the introductory training, you may consider a refresher course to update your knowledge. For more information on our Safety and Health Representative Refresher course please click here.
Participants in this course will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of legislation in the role of a Safety and Health Representative or employee
- Conduct workplace inspections and investigations
- Communicate information on safety and health matters
- Effectively represent employees on safety and health issues
- Resolve conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices
- Identify hazards and apply risk management processes
Course tuition from our experienced trainers
Comprehensive student manual
Fully catered morning & afternoon tea
Fully catered lunch
Tea, coffee and filtered water throughout the duration of the course
Pens & notepad
Participants are required to have sufficient numeracy and literacy skills to read and comprehend instructions for:
- Referencing and understanding legislation, standards and codes of practice
- Consulting with workers and employers on safety issues
Language, Literacy and Numeracy:
To keep this course accessible, individuals who identify with language, literacy or other disabilities will be interviewed by the Trainer/Assessor to establish the most appropriate support mechanisms to be put into place. Such support could include additional time to complete written work, the use of a support person during assessment or access to a LLN specialist.
$990 (GST free)
Elected Safety and Health Representatives and individuals who want to understand the role of SHRs.
A certificate of participation will be emailed at the end of this course.