31 Enterprise St, Bundaberg Qld 4670

1300 966 817 

Registered Training Organisation – 31472

Queensland Health & Safety Representatives - 5 day

Course Codes: 
Certificate of Attendance

Who Should Attend

Persons who are, or may be, elected as Health & Safety Representatives (including deputy HSRs) for their workplace, who have requested approved training under the WHS Act to assist them in performing their role.


To give the participant the necessary skills to operate in the role of a Health and Safety representative.

Course Outline

On completion of this course, participants should have the skills to be able to identify:

  • WHS legislative framework
  • The role and functions of WHSQ and their interaction with HSRs
  • Duties and responsibilities of PCBUs, officers, workers and other parties under the legislation
  • The nature of the consultation process with workers as required of the primary PCBU by the WHS Act
  • The purpose and formation of a workgroup (or workgroups) within the workplace
  • Election process for HSRs / Deputy HSRs and disqualification provisions
  • Health and Safety Committees (HSCs)
  • The entitlements, rights and protections of an elected HSR/Deputy HSR
  • Using negotiation, communication and problem solving skills and strategies as a HSR to represent a work group and to resolve work health and safety issues
  • Risk management and the use of risk controls, including the duties and responsibilities of various PCBUs under the legislation
  • How HSRs can use their functions and powers to contribute to risk management activities in the workplace
  • PINs and the right of a worker to cease unsafe work



Training Material

Participants will receive a student workbook and handouts. Participants will also receive a current copy of the Workplace Health & Safety Act & Regulations for use in the classroom.


Participants are expected to participate in classroom discussions and activities. Although no formal testing is required a short assessment is conducted on the last day of training.


Participants who demonstrate understanding by successfully completing activities will receive a Certificate of Attendance for WHSQ-HSR-NCB01 Health and Safety Representative


The course will be delivered via a face-to-face format in either ASTA training rooms or at your workplace depending on numbers, client requirements and training facilities.

Course Schedule

Call 4153 2800 or refer to the online course calendar on our website


5 days


$810 per participant – Minimum and Maximum participant numbers apply

Book Dates: 
Monday, November 19, 2018
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ASTA consults in the range of Safety Services including:

ASTA can provide audits to a wide range of OHS standards and our auditors are fully accredited with RABQSA and numerous government departments.

Some of our services include:

Australian Safety & Training Alliance currently delivers Training and Assessment all over Queensland and Northern New South Wales.