Safety and Health Representative Course

What is the Safety 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 and any individual who want to understand the role and become a Safety and Health Rep.

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.

CTF funding is available for this course. Visit our funding page to see if you’re eligible or call 1300 938 411

What is covered in Safety and Health Representatives course?
  • Introduction of safety and health and legislation
  • Identification of critical areas of legislation
  • Functions of a SHR, manger, committee and inspector
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • Application of Risk Management Process
  • Consultation and issue resolution
  • Communication and representation
  • Inspections
  • Investigations
  • Issuing PINs
  • Accessing information and basic records keeping
  • Committees
  • Module One:
    Occupational safety and health legislation
  • Module Two:
    Hazard Identification and risk management
  • Module Three:
    Inspections and investigations
  • Module Four:
    Communication and representation
  • Module Five:
    Conflict resolution and Provisional Improvement notices (PINs)

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

This qualification can delivered on-site. Contact Trainwest for more information

  • Introductory course $950
  • Refresher course $500
Course Calendar

2017 Calendar SHREPS Course