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Ensure your colleagues' workplace wellbeing

The course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to enable them to fulfil the role of Health and Safety Representatives (HSR), as set out in the Work Health and Safety Act, 2011. A HSR must have undertaken this training in order to issue a Provision Improvement Notice (PIN). Course details

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Part time: up to 5 days

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  • Full Fee $1,265

Cost details

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Get the skills for a safe and healthy environment in the workplace.

Are you passionate about creating a safe and healthy environment in the workplace? Completion of this qualification could lead to a rewarding management role in a Workplace Health and Safety industry

Why TAFE Queensland South West

TAFE Queensland South West empowers individuals, industry, and communities to achieve their career and business goals. Our flexible and tailored training, covering more than 30 unique industries, is delivered onsite, online, in the workplace, and at our twelve regional campuses, allowing industry and students to balance their professional, personal and learning objectives.

Key dates

Toowoomba 28 May 2018 Part time Classroom

Entry requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements, it is recommended that you have sound literacy and numeracy skills.


100 Bridge Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Resources required

Participants will require personal stationery (pen and paper).


This short course is delivered over 5 full days in a 1 week block. Classes will generally run from 8:30am to 4:30pm in room E1.04, or over a negotiated equivalent time period (e.g. 9am to 5pm).

Arrangements for corporate/commercial cohorts can be negotiated for delivery at a suitable time and location (whether that is at TAFE, in the workplace, or elsewhere). For commercial/corporate cohorts, it can be pre-negotiated for the program to run over 4 days and still meet the legislative requirements (provided this is suitable to both the client and TAFE Queensland South West).


There are no formal units in this course. The aims of this course are to provide HSRs and deputy HSRs, elected under the new WHS legislation, with information and skills relating to:

  • overview of the WHS legislative framework
  • duties of various parties
  • key WHS terminology
  • the role of WHSQ and penalties for non‐compliance
  • requirements and mechanisms for consultation in the workplace on work health and safety issues
  • the role, entitlements and protections available for HSRs and Health and Safety Committees (HSCs)
  • resolving workplace health and safety issues through negotiation and conflict resolution
  • identifying hazards and ways in which they can be eliminated or minimised
  • incident notification and investigation
  • issuing Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing unsafe work to cease


The elective units available may vary between locations, delivery modes and intakes.

Please note that the cost below is provided as a guide for delivery that occurs at a TAFE Queensland South West Campus location. Fees for delivery occurring in workplaces may be subject to location and participant numbers. TAFE Queensland South West has a range of payment options to help you make great happen. To obtain your customised quote, please contact us.



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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 1 March 2018

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