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Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Course

Industry accredited training for Health and Safety Representatives in the workplace.

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WHSQ-HSR-NCB01 Health and Safety Representative Course

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Managing safety in the workplace is important for all organisations across every industry.

The Health and Safety Representative (HSR) course is essential for anyone wishing to act as the Health and Safety Rep or Deputy HSR for their organisation – as mandated by Queensland’s Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act 2011.

HSR Reps are elected by a work group to represent them during consultation on health and safety issues in the workplace.

In this course you will gain:

  • An understanding of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation;
  • An understanding of how it applies to their role as elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSR); and
  • The additional knowledge and skills regarding their powers under the WHS legislation to issue Provisional Improvement Notices(PINs) and direct unsafe work to cease.

Course Outcomes

This course is accredited by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland. Upon successful completion of this course students will receive a Statement of Attendance.

This course is for workers who have been elected as HSRs for their workplace. This course is also suitable for supervisors and managers who have a responsibility for the safety of workers.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any experience or special qualifications to become a Health and Safety Representative (HSR).

There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification.

Participants will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. Participants who have not previously completed any vocational education and training may be required to undertake an Online LLN TEST prior to commencing enrolment in this qualification.

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You can read more about the requirements of employers and employees in regards to Health and Safety Representative training on the WorkCover Queensland website.

Units of Competency

The following subjects will be covered on this course:

  • Work, Health and Safety framework
  • Consultation, Representation and Participation
  • Issue Resolution, Support for HSRs and Managing Risks
  • Inspections, Notifiable Incidents and Incident Investigation
  • Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing unsafe work to cease

Please note, there is no formal assessment as part of this course.

Delivery Options

This course is delivered face to face over 5 days at any of Asset College’s campus locations.

Courses will run from 9am – 5pm each day and students will be required to attend the training in full to receive a Statement of Attendance.

HSR Reps are also required to complete a one day refresher course annually.

The one day refresher course is also available to workers who have been elected as Health and Safety Representatives within two years prior to the commencement of the WHS legislation on 1 January 2012 for their workplace who have previously completed the Course 30630QLD – Functioning as a Workplace Health and Safety Representative and who wish to continue performing in a HSR role under the new Act. For more information about whether this applies to you please Contact us.


On successful completion of this course, you may wish to further you studies in workplace health and safety with:

Course Fees

Course fees vary depending on the location and delivery mode of the course.

5 day course

Payment Plans available


“I finished my training with you last Friday and just wanted to thank you all for the professionalism and friendly nature of all your team. I was a bit concerned and nervous at first ,having to do the training, but all your staff were very helpful and it turned out to be quite good fun. Thank you all for all your help.”

Wayne Fitzpatrick

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