Training Services Australia

Safety and Health Representative Refresher Course

safety and health representative refresherWhy choose us?

We have 18 years experience as a training provider and we are a leading provider of the Introductory Health and Safety Representatives course in WA.  We are committed to quality throughout our organisation.

Who should do this training?

This course has been developed for safety and health representatives who have previously completed a five-day introductory training Safety Representative Course approved by WorkSafe. The course has been designed to refresh participants’ knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a workplace safety and health representative.

Please note that while this course meets industry expectations and is common practice, it is not a WorkSafe requirement and is not classified as ‘nationally recognised’ training under the VET Quality Framework.

How long does the course go for?

The workshop duration is 2 days.

What is the cost?

$550 per person. (including GST)
The price is for our public workshops in our Perth office. Special rates can be negotiated for programs conducted by Training Services Australia on behalf of our clients, exclusively for their personnel.

Where are the training locations?

Our public workshops are located in Perth at our training centre. We can also offer in-house client specific training overseas, throughout regional Australia as well as all capital cities including Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra.

When is the course available?

Public course dates are listed below. Please click on the date to enrol. In-house private training can be arranged at a time and date suitable to your business.

Are there any course pre-requisites?

No qualifications are necessary to participate in this course, however participants should have previously attended a five-day introductory training course approved by WorkSafe.
Participants also need to have sufficient language and literacy skills to:

  • Read and understand legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • Consult effectively with others on workplace safety and health matters

Which unit(s) are covered?

Please note that this course is not classified as ‘nationally recognised’ training under the VET Quality Framework.

What topics and activities are included?

  • Safety and health representative role and responsibilities
  • Overview of safety and health legislative framework
  • Duty of care provisions in the legislation
  • Representation and consultation
  • Safety and health committees
  • Risk Management
  • Hazardous substances and dangerous goods
  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Conducting workplace inspections
  • Incident investigation
  • Issue resolution procedures
  • Contributing to issue resolution
  • Provisional improvement notices (PINs)

Is there any pre-course work?

No qualifications are necessary to participate in this course, however participants should have previously attended a five-day introductory training course approved by WorkSafe.

Participants also need to have sufficient language and literacy skills to:

-Read and understand legislation, standards and codes of practice
-Consult effectively with others on workplace safety and health matters

What about homework and assessment requirements?

There is no formal assessment for this course, although participants are required to attempt on-course questions and activities to reinforce the skills and knowledge covered on the course.

Is there any more information?

Yes! Click here for more detailed course information including Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements, RPL and other general advice. Please also review our learner agreement prior to enrolment which contains important information about your rights and obligations as well as support services. Additionally you can email us here or call us on 08 9422 6444.