Training Services Australia

Health and Safety Representative Refresher Course

safety and health representative refresher


This course has been developed for health and safety representatives who have previously completed a five-day introductory Health and Safety Representative Course approved by WorkSafe WA. The course has been designed to refresh participants’ knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a health and safety representative. It applies to those who work in workplaces which operate under the Work Health and Safety Act (WA) 2020.

Under Section 72 of the Work Health and Safety Act and Work Health and Safety Regulation 21, health and safety representatives are entitled to time off work, with pay, to attend up to 1 day’s refresher training each year, commencing 12 months after they attended the initial training.

How long does the course go for?

The duration of the workshop is 1 day.

What is the cost?

$363 per person (including GST)

This price is for our public workshops in Mt Lawley, Jandakot and Joondalup. 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 delivered in Perth at our training venues in Mt Lawley, Jandakot and Joondalup. We also offer in-house training for clients internationally, throughout regional Australia, and in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin and Canberra. To arrange in-house training for your company, please contact one of our Training Advisors here or on (08) 9422 6444.

When is the course available?

Public course dates are listed below. Please click on the date to enrol.

Mt Lawley

Jandakot (ERGT)

ECU Joondalup Campus

Why choose us?

Training Services Australia is renowned for our experienced facilitators, high quality training materials and commitment to excellence in training. We have over 25 years experience as a Registered Training Organisation and are the leading provider of the Health and Safety Representatives course in WA.

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.

What topics and activities are included?

  • HSR successes and challenges
  • Self-reflection – How can I improve my effectiveness as an HSR?
  • Revision:
    • Using WHS legislation
    • Key parties and their duties
    • Consultation and issue resolution
    • Risk Management
    • Role, powers and functions of HSRs
    • PINs and ceasing unsafe work
  • Psychosocial hazards and codes of practice

Are there any assessment requirements?

There is no formal assessment for this course, however participants are required to participate in discussion and complete on-course activities.

Is there any more information?

Click here for a print-friendly version of this information. Please also review our learner agreement prior to enrolment which contains important information about your rights and obligations. Additionally, you can email us here or call us on 08 9422 6444.