Health and Safety Representative


This is a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) approved training course which provides participants with the skills and knowledge to fulfil the role of Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) as set down in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Course Overview

Workplace Health and Safety Representative

A Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is the person elected by members of a work group within a business, or across a number of businesses to represent that work group during consultation on work health and safety issues. 
The functions of HSRs include that they:

Represent workers in relation to work health and safety

Monitor the measures taken by the business to meet their duties

Investigate complaints from members of the work group

Inquire into risk to the health and safety of relevant worker

Your Training Options

This course is comprised of five (5) elements: 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

5 Day Qld Government Approved Course

Study Options
  • Face to face
  • Night course options (subject to minimum numbers)
  • We can come to you
  • Group bookings
  • packages available


About This Course

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is offered by Civil Safety. Call 1300 CIVIL S to enquire about fees and processes

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer may be offered on units of competency that you already hold. Contact Civil Safety. Call 1300 CIVIL S to enquire about fees and process

Course Locations

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Course Fees

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Study at Civil Safety

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LLN Indicator

If you have not previously studied a certificate-level qualification before we will need to check your readiness for study. Please call 1300 CIVIL S prior to enrolling for more information.