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SCNAW01538 Health and Safety Representative Initial Occupational Health and Safety Training


East Geelong


5 Days



Non-accredited training



AUD $1,030

Course description

To exercise powers and rights as an HSR effectively, it is essential that HSRs (and Deputy HSRs) receive training. This WorkSafe approved training course aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer. 

Pre-Requisites and additional attendance information

You must be over 18 years old to attend. A Certificate of Attendance is issued within ten days of completion of the course.

Delivery and Assessment

Who should attend?

Under the Victorian OHS Act 2004 (section 67), all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training provider in consultation with their employer. The Gordon is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.

Under the OHS Act, an employer, if requested must allow an elected HSR and elected Deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.

The course covers:

  • Interpreting the occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR.
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties.
  • Establishing representation in the workplace.
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution.
  • Represent designated work group members in any OHS risk management process. undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s.
  • Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.

What you will receive

Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate of Participation

Course sessions

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Location Classes
Monday 15/07/2024 Friday 19/07/2024 9.00am 5.00pm Room A1.05, East Geelong Campus 5 classes (1 wk) Book Now
Tuesday 23/07/2024 Tuesday 20/08/2024 9.00am 5.00pm Room A1.05, East Geelong Campus 5 classes (5 wks) Book Now
Monday 26/08/2024 Friday 30/08/2024 9.00am 5.00pm Room A1.05, East Geelong Campus 5 classes (1 wk) Book Now

Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.


Date published: 7/06/2024 2:06:45 PM