Health and Safety Representative Training Brisbane

Initial five day Health and Safety Representative training course

Here at ASTRA, we are a WHSQ endorsed HSR training provider.

Our initial Health and Safety Representative (HSR) program is designed to give participants practical knowledge and skills to liaise with other staff to identify Work Health and Safety (WHS) issues.

HSRs elected by their work group members are entitled to attend our WHSQ approved five (5) day HSR training course within three months of making a request for such training to their PCBU. Employers are required to allow the HSR to take time off work to attend this this health and safety representative training under the QLD WHS Act 2011.

HSRs are also entitled to attend ASTRA’s 1-day refresher program at least every three years, with the entitlement to the first refresher training commencing three years after the initial training (as per Section 21 of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld). 

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On completion of this safety rep course, participants will receive Workplace Health & Safety Queensland Statement of Completion for:

  • Health and Safety Representative Training

This statement is issued by ASTRA Group Services – RTO 31544.

Health and Safety representatives (HSRs) are workers elected or selected for the role, who represent the health and safety interests of workers within their workgroup for a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) and provide the means to give workers a voice in health and safety matters at the workplace and involve workers through participation and consultation.

Roles and duties that may be performed for the elected work group:

  • undertake workplace inspections
  • review the circumstances of workplace incidents
  • accompany a WHSQ inspector during an inspection
  • represent the work group in health and safety matters
  • attend an interview about health and safety matters with a worker from the work group (with the consent of the worker)
  • request that a health and safety committee be established
  • participate in a health and safety committee
  • monitor compliance measures
  • investigate work health and safety complaints from work group members
  • inquire into any risk to the health and safety of workers in the work group
  • issue provisional improvement notices and direct a worker to cease unsafe work (where the HSR has completed the approved HSR training)

Renewal: No longer than three (3) years (as per WHSafety Act 2011)

Here at ASTRA, our health and safety representative training Brisbane course is assessed using various assessment methods and techniques. These include skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your safety rep course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with us at ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.

There is no pre or post-course learning required for this HSR course.

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5 days

Face-to-face

  • Brendale
  • Onsite

3 forms of Identification
as per the WHSQ requirements

Non-accredited WHSQ approved certification

$750.00 pp (incl. GST)

Onsite training available on request

Refresher HSR Course

All HSRs must complete the relevant approved one-day refresher course at least every three (3) years. HSRs who do not undertake refresher HSR training within the three-year period will be required by WHSQ to undertake the 5-day initial course again.

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Upcoming HSR Courses

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
HSR (5 day) Course8 – 12 July 202408:00 amBrendale11$780.00
HSR (5 day) Course5 – 9 August 202408:00 amBrendale13$750.00
HSR (5 day) Course9 – 13 September 202408:00 amBrendale15$750.00
HSR (5 day) Course14 – 18 October 202408:00 amBrendale15$750.00
HSR (5 day) Course11 – 15 November 202408:00 amBrendale15$750.00
HSR (5 day) Course9 – 13 December 202408:00 amBrendale15$750.00
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5 days

Face-to-face

  • Brendale
  • Onsite

3 forms of Identification
as per the WHSQ requirements

Non-accredited WHSQ approved certification

$780.00 pp (incl. GST)

Onsite training available on request

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