Online HSR - Health and Safety Representative (Queensland) Course - 5 Day Initial Course

Online - HSR Course - Health and Safety Representative Queensland - 5 Day Initial

$895.00 (5 Days)
$895.00 (5 Days)

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Online - HSR Course - Health and Safety Representative Queensland - 5 Day Initial


Online Delivery - HSR Training - Health and Safety Representative Training - Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

The 5-day Health and Safety Representative (HSR) course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil their role as a HSR in Queensland.

With a focus on delivering flexible training options, WorkSafe Connect is now delivering an online Health and Safety Representative (HSR) course virtually through live video led training. Regardless of your location, as long as you have access to the technology requirements (set out in Course Delivery below) then you are able to take advantage of this delivery method.

It is mandatory for HSR's in Queensland to undertake the 5-day Workplace Health and Safety Queensland approved training course within three months of their election. If a worker chooses not to undertake the training within the time period, they will no longer be eligible to fulfil the role of HSR and will need to be replaced.

WorkSafe Connect has been delivering workplace health and safety training for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of HSR training courses and our online HSR training focuses on delivering engaging and practical training.

Available Dates

Virtual Training

Be guided by our expert trainers conveniently at your workplace or home.

8:00am 4th March to 4:30pm 8th March 2024

8:00am 15th April to 4:30pm 19th April 2024

8:00am 17th June to 4:30pm 21st June 2024

8:00am 19th August to 4:30pm 23rd August 2024

8:00am 14th October to 4:30pm 18th October 2024

Do you prefer Face to Face Training?

WorkSafe Connect offers face to face training throughout Queensland.


CSQ Funding Options

You may be eligible to receive Construction Skills Queensland funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry.

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Course Details

The role of the Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is primarily to liaise with other staff to identify health and safety issues and convey these to management. HSRs are elected by fellow staff to represent the views of the staff group.

Health and Safety Representative training is delivered over 5 days and course topics include:

  • 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.

Our Health and Safety Representative online training will be conducted virtually through online video-led live training (virtual delivery).

Our experienced trainer assessors who have resource industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards will support you throughout the training.

Please note this training is conducted live with both practical and theoretical activities during the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.

Please find below a list of the key technology arrangements you will need for HSR training online:

  • Computer (desktop or laptop - not a tablet)
  • Webcam
  • Headphones (incl. microphone) or computer audio system
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Ensure your web browser is up-to-date
  • Quiet room with limited background noise

WorkSafe Connect offers this course in a range of formats including:

  • Face to Face – Public Courses (Brisbane and Townsville)
  • Face to Face – Onsite (at your site / workplace)
  • Online – Video–Led Instructor Based Training (live)
  • Staggered delivery options – to better suit your work schedule requirements (e.g. 3 days one week and 2 days the next week)

If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us and we would be more than happy to discuss your requirements and options in more detail.

Successful participants will receive a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Health and Safety Representative Training Certificate. This certificate is issued by WorkSafe Connect (RTO 31385) in our capacity as an approved provider of this course on behalf of the Queensland Government (Workplace Health and Safety Queensland).

WorkSafe Connect offers both the full HSR course which requires 5 days of training as well as a HSR refresher course which takes 1 day of training.

If you have any questions regarding which Health and Safety Representative course is most suitable for you then please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.

You may be eligible to receive CSQ funding for this course if you work in the building & construction industry in Queensland.

If eligible, you will receive funding of $589.00, which means an out of pocket expense of $306.00.

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