Course Overview

Work Health and Safety Representative courses are intended to assist HSRs understand how the WHS legislation will influence work, health and safety outcomes in their workplace. The course is for workers who have been nominated by their workplace to be the Work Health and Safety Representative.

Course Duration

  • 5 day face to face
  • 1 day face to face Refresher course

Course Content

  • The WHS legislative framework and key terminology;
  • Duties of various stakeholders that can influence work health and safety;
  • Enforcement measures available for breaches of WHS legislation;
  • The roles of unions and WHS entry permit holders under the WHS Act;
  • Requirements for consultation, representation and participation on work health and safety issues in the workplace;
  • The role of Work, Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), Health and Safety Committee (HSCs) and other authorised representatives;
  • HSR’s powers including the issuing of PINs and directing the ceasing of unsafe work.


There no pre-requisites to this course.

Trainee Support

Trainees are provided with comprehensive course notes.


There is no formal assessment


Trainees will receive a certificate of attendance.


  • 5 day course $720 plus GST
  • 1 day refresher course $250 plus GST
  • Onsite training available, please contact the office for availability and pricing [email protected]
WHS Reps Course | Safetywave Sunshine Coast

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