Safety and Health Representative Course

What is the Safety and Health Representative Course?

The Safety and Health Representatives Course has been designed to equip safety and health representatives with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively perform their roles and functions under the legislation with the ultimate aim of improving safety and health in Western Australia.

Trainwest is committed to reducing the number of injuries, illnesses and diseases in Western Australian workplaces. The need for this training is clear and Trainwest can equip candidates with skills and knowledge to assist in reaching this goal.

Who is the Safety and Health Representative Course suited for?

This course is recommended for any elected safety and health representative in Western Australia.

Note that under safety and health legislation in Western Australia, formally elected safety and health representatives are entitled to time off work with pay to attend this accredited course.


  • Occupational safety and health legislation
  • Hazard Identification and risk management
  • Inspections and investigations
  • Communication and representation
  • Conflict resolution and Provisional Improvement notices (PINs)

Face to Face: The introductory health and safety representative course runs for five days
The refresher course runs for two days.

In-house training: This qualification can delivered on-site. Contact Trainwest for more information

  • $   950 Introductory course
  • $   500 Refresher course

Course Calendar

Course dates are subject to change