State WHS HSR Training

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LEVEL 1

Level 1 HSR Training (5 days) for newly elected Health & Safety Representatives and Deputy Health & Safety Representatives who have not undertaken any approved HSR training. 

Cost  $975 (Standard)  $920 (Union Member)

Dates                                         

4 — 8 February                          18 —22 March  

6 — 10 May                                17 — 21 June     

5 — 9 August                              28 Oct — 1 November

2 — 6 December 

DfE (Public Schools only)

13 — 17 May                                             19 — 23 August

11 — 15 November

 

LEVEL 2

Level 2 HSR Training (3 days) for Health & Safety Representatives and Deputy Health & Safety Representatives who have undertaken the Level 1
(5 day) HSR training.

Cost    $590 (Standard)  $535 (Union Member)

Dates                                         

27 — 29 May                                  2 — 4 September

DfE (Public Schools only)

20 — 22 May                                  27 — 29 November

Participate in and contribute to developing an action plan/s
for eliminating or controlling and monitoring specific and m
ultiple hazards risks in a shared work environment. 

Dates                                          Cost

2—6 February                          $860 (General)

2—6 March                              $810 (Union Member)

11—15 May

27—31 July

14—18 September

14—18 December

LEVEL 3

Level 3 HSR Training (2 days) for Health & Safety Representatives and Deputy Health & Safety Representatives who have undertaken the Level 2 (3 day) HSR training. 

Cost  $397 (Standard)  $358 (Union Member) 

Dates                                         

30 — 31 May                                            5 — 6 September 

DfE (Public Schools only)

23 — 24 May                                            21 — 22 November

 

RE-ELECTED

HSR training for representatives in their second and subsequent terms of office. 5 day or 1 day options.

Cost        

Standard — 5 days $982;   1 day $205

Union Member — 5 days $920 ;  1 day  $193 

Topic                                 Dates                                        

WHS Refresher                   13 March         16 October

Consultation Processes        14 March         17 October      

Investigations                     15 March         18 October

Policy                                  6 June            25 November

Fitness and Work                  7 June            26 November

Please note: All course dates are subject to change

SA Unions
Ground Floor, 170 Greenhill Road, Parkside SA 5063
Telephone 08 8279 2248 Fax 08 8279 2223 email: saunions@saunions.org.au

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA)
Level 1 Health and Safety Representative Courses

SA Unions is an approved provider of Health and Safety Representative training under the WHS Act.

General Courses   

Contact SA Unions on 08 8279 2248 for information on this course or email saunions@saunions.org.au

All courses are held in Adelaide unless otherwise specified

Health and Safety Representatives

Health and Safety Representatives attend the full 5 days of scheduled Level 1 courses.


Split Course
If it is not possible for you to attend the Level 1 course on five consecutive days, you may like to consider splitting your attendance between two courses. This can be done on the basis of either a two/three or three/two split. The split training should be undertaken at consecutive scheduled courses.
  

Course Description

GENERAL LEVEL 1 HEALTH AND SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE COURSE

(5 days)

A five day course where participants will gain an understanding of the principles of the WHS Legislation; including the role of the Health and Safety Representative and the Health and Safety Committee.  The course will provide participants with a basic understanding of the principles and practice of hazard management and skills to consult and negotiate.

Target Group

Elected Health and Safety Representatives and Deputy Health and Safety Representatives.  

Course Content

The course complies with SafeWork SA Guidelines on content and covers -

  • Unit 1 : SWSAHSR101A
    Introduction to work health and safety

  • Unit 2 : SWSAHSR102A
    Work, health, and safety legislation

  • Unit 3 : SWSAHSR103A
    Perform the functions and exercise the powers of a health and safety representative

  • Unit 4 : SWSAHSR104A
    Hazard management

  • Unit 5 : SWSAHSR105A
    Role of health and safety committees

  • Unit 6 : SWSAHSR106A
    Consultation and conflict resolution

  • Unit 7 : SWSAHSR107A
    Research, prepare and present a case on an occupational health, safety 
    and welfare issue

Course Fee

Standard Fee $929 (inc GST)

Union Members $875 (inc GST)

Union discount only applies to unions affiliated with SA Unions  

The Course Fee includes

  • Participant manual (with copy of the WHS Act)

  • Light lunch provided daily (unless regional course)

Course Subsidies

Subsidies for Health and Safety Representatives of $50 per participant per day on course fees are available through a SafeWork SA grant.

SafeWork SA can advise of the eligibility of your business for a subsidy.

Eligibility categories -

  • small business - up to 100 or fewer employees

  • High Risk Industries

  • High Risk Occupations 

Contact SafeWork SA on 1300 365 255 to determine your eligibility.

Note : Exempt Employers are not eligible for these subsidies

Cancellation Policy
When an enrolment is cancelled the following cancellation fees will apply. This can be waived if another course date is booked.

More than 14 days before course commencement date = Full refund
Between 7-14 days before commencement date = 50% refund
Less than 7 days = No refund


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